Virtual, High School Math Teacher, (Learning Solutions)- IMMEDIATE HIRE

Stride Inc. - K12 Inc.
Herndon, VA, US
Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning - powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed - however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.

The world around us has changed forever. Distance learning is now an integral aspect of learning-for all levels-around the world. At Stride Learning Solutions, we've always been ready. For more than two decades, we've helped districts and schools find a promising path forward.

Since 2000, Stride Learning Solutions has been a leader in strategic solutions to solve district challenges. Our flexible online and blended learning options boost modern instruction and promote lifelong student success. With an innovative platform, comprehensive digital courseware, adaptable technology, and extensive support, we are equipped to help your school or district empower a brighter future for learners.

Learning Solutions provides flexible online and blended options that boost modern instruction to schools and districts across the nation. Learning Solutions teachers create a positive, engaging culture of learning; encourage and challenge students; provide targeted feedback on assignments; and personalize instruction to help students achieve their goal. Teachers monitor student progress and apply data-driven action to improve student performance. Instruction may be asynchronous and/or synchronous, dependent on the client needs. Teachers must be able to meet the 72-hour grading deadlines.

This is a full-time position. Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Provides direct, engaging synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences for students daily (hours are determined by state/client needs)
  • Provides targeted, personalized feedback using a variety of techniques
  • Differentiates instruction based on student level of mastery
  • Schedules time daily to access the learning management system and review student progress and grade submitted assignments
  • Creates a welcoming class environment adhering to course set-up and management guidelines
  • Actively learns and engages in curriculum
  • Analyzes student data and identifies appropriate actions that improve student achievement
  • Adheres to state and client-specific policies and procedures, meeting non-negotiable deadlines
  • Supports learning coaches/mentors with student curricular and instructional issues, as well as basic troubleshooting in a virtual classroom environment that is in line with policies and procedures
  • Commitment to personalizing learning for all students
  • Ability to attend monthly data analysis meetings, work collaboratively with other teachers to interpret and produce numeric, tabular, and graphic representations of student data, and use it to drive instructional decisions
  • Complete additional trainings as part of teacher induction program and annually as required
  • Creates and/or Augments course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools under guidance from manager and content team
  • Establish and maintain positive rapport with families and proactively communicates with and responds to students and learning coaches/parents in a timely manner
  • Obtains additional State certifications as requested and maintain all active certifications.
  • Works on additional projects, as needed
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with all stakeholders

Required MINIMUM Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Active or, in process state teaching license
  • Ability to clear required background check

Endorsement: 6-12 Math or 8-12 Math

If you are not Maryland certified, you will be asked to cross certify (gain reciprocity in MD) as part of the required qualifications.

  • Ability to complete training within two weeks
  • Receptive to receiving coaching on a regular basis with administrators and teacher trainers
  • Ability to embrace change and adapt to ensure excellent student outcomes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platforms

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience working with proposed age group
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • Experience teaching in a synchronous environment such as Zoom or Newrow
  • Experience with online learning 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.

Compensation and Benefits: Stride, Inc. considers a person's education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee's salary level. Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position's level and expected contribution, and the employee's benefits elections. Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range.
  • We anticipate the salary range to be $24,000 to $60,243. The upper end of this range is not likely to be offered, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Eligible employees may receive a bonus. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

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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