Washington Teacher Trainer - (WAVA)

K12 Inc.
Washington, United States
Mar 03, 2021

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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.

The mission of WAVA 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 Trainer is responsible for creating a professional development path for the school based on the school’s and teachers’ individual needs. This role will be responsible for new teacher induction and ongoing teacher support.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Coordinates with school leaders to develop a year-long professional development needs analysis
  • Prepares Face to Face (F2F) and virtual professional development opportunities the school. Schedules and coordinates appropriate presenters, conducts training when needed
  • Collaborates with the national Talent and Development Team as needed
  • Partners with the hiring manager to ensure that positions are filled and onboarded on the first day of the hire;
  • Trains all new and returning teachers in platforms, curriculum modification, and systems.
  • Assesses effectiveness of school-based trainings and presents the results to stakeholders
  • Designs and executes face to face New Teacher Training Induction, both at school launch and as needed for mid-year hires
  • Serves as a “super user” for school-wide curriculum or systems changes
  • Creates opportunities for new teachers to job shadow experienced teachers from the same subject area/ grade level
  • Hosts live CC Basics training (which trains teachers how to utilize virtual classroom tools and how to effectively engage their students) and other virtual trainings based on need;
  • Manages collaborative space where new teachers will share best practices, participate in discussions, participate in problems of practice;
  • Designs a schedule to ensure new teachers are receiving weekly support from a variety of sources, including principal and mentors
  • Builds a community for teachers to collaborate and connect
  • Participates in committees as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree AND
  • Five (5) years of related experience in virtual teaching OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and related experience

Certificates and Licenses:
  • State Teaching Certification

Other Required Qualifications:
  • Understanding of effective training methodologies
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel; Web proficiency.
  • Ability to pass required background check

Desired Qualifications:
  • Professional Training Certification

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.

Stride, Inc. 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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