HVAM, Elementary Special Education Teacher, SY 20/21
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Education
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HighPoint Virtual Academy of Michigan
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A Day in the life K12 believes in Education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.
Passionate Educators are needed at the K12 partner school, High Point Virtual Academy of Michigan. We want you to be a part of our talented team!
The mission of High Point Virtual Academy of Michigan is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!.
The Teacher is a highly qualified, state certified educator responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environment. Teachers provide instruction, support, and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through K12s learning management system. They actively work closely with students and parents/Learning Coaches to advance each students learning toward established goals. Teachers typically work from home but must travel occasionally throughout the year to various school functions, such as state testing or as otherwise required by the school.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Implement instructional strategies that stimulate learning and increase student engagement
Create instructional resources to meet the varying needs of students
Collaborate with parents and colleagues to manage coarse goals, curriculum, and materials that enhance the learning experience
Actively participate in Professional Learning Communities (or professional development)
Host live synchronous sessions that promote a positive learning environment
Analyze student data to prescribe remediation and enrichment as needed
Participate in data analysis meetings to monitor student growth
Collects data and work samples to support documentation of IEP goals;
Documents all contact with parents, collaborations with general education teachers, and interventions with students
Makes modifications and accommodations to K12 lessons and assessments as specified by the IEP
Collaborates with general education teachers to ensure inclusion and success of student in the general education classroom
Collaborates on all progress, semester and grade reports
Provides special education services to students; supports general education teachers and parents with student accommodations to promote the attainment of IEP goals
Communicates with parents and applicable related service staff to ensure that students with special needs are receiving the appropriate therapies Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
Do you strive to deliver excellent instruction, support, and guidance to students?Are you driven to focus on students individual needs?Do you excel at managing the learning process?
If selected, you will participate in a year-long, comprehensive new teacher training and induction program that includes learning about K12 resources, our culture and how to work on our platforms. This program provides an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment.You will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each childs learning.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Must live in Michigan
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MI special educator cert
MI only Other Required Qualifications:
Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.
Experience working with the proposed age group
Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)
Ability to clearrequired background check(s) Desired Qualifications:
Experience working with the proposed age group
Experience working in a virtual environment.
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools
Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment
Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a home-based position
Must live in MI The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is at-will as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the at-will nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.
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