(ISAZ) HS Special Education Resource Teacher-2018/19

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Statewide, AZ, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Ref
18-3217
Requisition Number 18-3217
Title (ISAZ) HS Special Education Resource Teacher-2018/19
City State wide State AZ

Description
HS Special Education Resource Teacher INSPIRE THE FUTURE
K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

Passionate HS Special Education Resource Teacher needed at the K12 partner school, Insight Arizona (ISAZ). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Insight Arizona 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!
AS A HS SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCE TEACHER, YOU WILL..
  • Learn the curriculum in its entirety for assigned grade levels
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the State standards and how both align with the K12 curriculum
  • Understand overall diversity of assigned families and individual characteristics of students/parents; specifically, how this impacts support needed
  • Utilize asynchronous and synchronous tools to augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures
  • Learn and use the resources available through K12 International Academy
  • Orient students to course and communicate course requirements
  • Maintain regular office hours and conduct instructional sessions
  • Set and enforce deadlines for student work
  • Support parents with student curricular and instructional issues
  • Be responsible for student academic progress and attendance
  • Balance flexibility of the K12 curriculum with Academy policies and procedures
  • Conduct conferences with students and parents/responsible adult
  • Individualize instruction to help each student achieve K12 curricular objectives
  • Grade student work and maintain grade book
  • Communicate high expectations and show an active interest in student's achievement
  • Alert administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress
  • Recommend promotion and retention
  • Maintain regular contact with students and families
  • Create and manage home office
  • Organize social and educational activities for students and families, including sponsorship of one virtual club
  • Establish and maintain a positive rapport with assigned families
  • Support students with set-up and maintenance of their teaching environment
  • Support students through basic computer troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with peers
  • Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events
  • Travel to and participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions
Get to know ISAZ!

  • Insight Arizona
  • Behind the scenes
  • A Day in the life

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training 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.
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years teaching experience
  • Bachelor's degree and/or professional experience in subject area
  • Appropriate State certification
  • Meets State 's NCLB's Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule
  • Valid AZ fingerprint clearance card (if resides in AZ)
  • Experience coordinating academically-oriented clubs and extracurricular activities
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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)
  • An ability to support and guide adults as well as students
WHO ARE WE?

  • About us
  • K12 Produces Results
  • Kudos and Honors
  • thinkTANK12

K12> 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, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here .

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