Job type full-time number of hires for this role 1
Full job description
K12, a stride company, believes in education for any oneWe provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experienceStudents can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own paceIn 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 high school educators are needed at the stride k12 partner school, tvah We want you to be a part of our talented team!
The mission of tvah 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 modelStudent success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic communityJoin us!
Summary: the teacher is a highly qualified, state certified educator responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environmentTeachers provide instruction, support, and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needsTeachers monitor student progress through k12’s learning management systemThey actively work closely with students and parents/learning coaches to advance each student’s learning toward established goalsTeachers 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.
Residency requirement: candidates must reside within the state of texas
This is a full-time positionAbility to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is requiredAbility to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Instructional
Takes ownership for students’ academic progress and attendance, communicating high expectations and showing active interest in students’ achievement; Prepares students for high stakes standardized tests; Conducts live synchronous teaching – minimum of 15 hours per week; Asynchronously supports objectives, including composing/sending emails, planning course objectives, preparing learning plans, and using data to determine student needs; Collaborates with local/regional/national teams and teacher trainers regarding instruction, resources, interventions and data-driven decision making; Makes self open and available to be coached on a regular basis with administrators and teacher trainers; Under guidance from principal and coach, augments course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools; Submits grades and required student work ensuring student academic honesty and integrity; maintains grade book; makes placement and promotion decisions by generating formal and informal reports regarding student progress, alerts administrators to concerns about student performance and progress.
Establishes and maintains positive rapport with families and regularly communicates with students and learning coaches/parents; Elementary and middle school teachers support learning coaches/parents with student curricular and instructional issues in a virtual classroom environment that is in line with academy policies and procedures; Supports students and learning coaches with the set-up and maintenance of their learning environment including basic computer troubleshooting; Understands how both diverse and unique characteristics of students and their families impact required support; Works collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the stakeholders; Responds to students, parents, and colleagues in timely manner.
Other essential functions
Organizes social and educational activities for students and families, including sponsorship of virtual clubs, outings, marketing events or other extracurricular activities as required; Travels to testing sites to proctor state exams.
Supervisory responsibilities: this position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum required qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and Six (6) months of student teaching experience and Meet requirements for highly qualified teacher (hqt) in subject area under no child left behind (nclb)
Certificates and licenses: appropriate state teaching certification.
Other required qualifications:
Pedagogical knowledge of content being taught and ability to apply critical thinking Knowledge of state content standards and ability to align those with the k12 curriculum Ability to embrace change and adapt to ensure excellent student outcomes Ability to problem solve independently and have a high level of organization Understanding of interdependency of deadlines on multiple projects and able to act to preserve integrity on other people's deadlines Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school Ability to travel as required (on average once per month and/or approximately 10% of the time) for face to face professional development, student testing, and as required by school Access to reliable high-speed internet Proficient in microsoft excel, outlook, word; powerpoint; Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platforms Ability to maintain teacher certification/professional development hours and fluency in k12 systems, programs and curriculum Ability to clear required background check
Endorsement: high school accounting
Residency requirement: candidates must reside within the state of texas
English language learner certification Gifted and talented certification Experience working with proposed age group Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology Experience working in a virtual environment Experience teaching in an online (virtual) and/or in a brick and mortar environment Experience with blackboard collaborative, newrow, or other online platforms
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* this is a home-based position *
The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the positionIncumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisorAll employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee worksIt 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.
Stride inc., is a federal contractor, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a drug-free workplaceAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status age,, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Equal opportunity employer/protected veterans/individuals with disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicantHowever, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information41 cfr 60-1.35(c)
Job type: full-time
401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance
8 hour shift Monday to friday
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