Ohio Special Education Teacher Grades K-5 - (OHVA)

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Maumee, Ohio, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Ref
OHIOS18601
Grade Level
Elementary School
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K12, a Stride Company, 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, OHVA. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of OHVA 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!.

Special Education Teacher provide instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs as defined by each student’s IEP. The special education teacher is also responsible for the compliance documents required in serving students with special needs.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Write Individual Education Plans for all students on caseload
  • Participate in Evaluation Team Report (ETR) meetings
  • Write Progress Reports to indicate how students are progressing towards IEP goals.
  • Monitor and track student attendance
  • Monitor student progress within the curriculum
  • Work closely with general education teachers to teach students within a Blackboard Classroom.
  • Leading students through successful course completion
  • Building a virtual environment conducive to learning
  • Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential
  • Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.
  • Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships
  • Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

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 K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • State of Ohio Intervention Specialist License
  • Bachelor Degree AND
  • Minimum 1 year classroom experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED
  • Master's Degree with an emphasis in Special Education
  • 3 or more years of classroom experience in Special Education

Certificates and Licenses:
  • Appropriate Ohio state certification.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of virtual teaching experience
  • Excellent computer skills, to include Microsoft Outlook and Office
  • Excellent communication skills, in order to communicate with all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Blackboard Classroom

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

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.

K12 , a Stride Company, is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All 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.

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