Keystone National High School – Part Time – English Teacher – Virtual

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Bloomsburg, PA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 25, 2018
Ref
18-3356
Grade Level
High School
Job Type
Part-Time
Requisition Number 18-3356
Title Keystone National High School - Part Time - English Teacher - Virtual
City Bloomsburg State PA

Description

Part-Time High School English 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.

The Keystone School Teacher is a State certified teacher responsible for supporting students in an independent learning model, by providing responsive content instruction and support through asynchronous instructional feedback and Academic Center support via phone and email. Academic Center support is focused on answering content questions, developing instructional resources, monitoring student and school academic achievement. Daytime availability may be required

AS A VIRTUAL ENGLISH TEACHER, YOU WILL...
  • Teaches courses using a proactive instructional methodology that includes providing timely, motivating and constructive feedback on assignments and assessment items; maintaining student engagement in the course through periodic contact; creating student facing resources to be shared;
  • Evaluates all subjective assessments and assigns an appropriate grade to each within the required timeframe
  • Maintains educationally sound rubrics and applies them to the grading process;
  • Provides detailed feedback for students to ensure mastery of content; covers day time academic center or student instructional sessions as needed to assist with student support; and responds to student inquiries/questions/ requests for help within the proscribed timeframe regardless of the medium by which they were received, e.g. email, phone call, etc
  • Communicates effectively with students at different technology skill levels to support instruction and advance educational goals; models effective communication using all forms of technology and manages their proper use in order to maintain an educational, supportive learning environment; directs students to appropriate technical support resources when needed;
  • Satisfies all continuing educational requirements as dictated by State teaching certification.
  • Collaborates with staff and faculty in a professional manner in order to provide a positive experience for students; serves as a trainer and peer mentor to other Keystone teachers
  • Maintains records regarding students in accordance with school policy and State requirements; prepares reports regarding students, classroom matters and course content;
  • Builds community by contributing to school message boards, newsletters and events;
  • Travels to and participates in staff meetings and professional development sessions; and actively engages in discussion groups for Keystone teachers contributing ideas and resources; completes assigned tasks as related to professional development activities;
  • Follows all administrative policies and procedures for teaching staff
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for course review to ensure accurate and current content/assessments/gradebook/course tools; collaborates with staff, teachers and/or course writers to support curriculum enhancement.
    EXPECTED WORK HOURS:
  • Typically 20-25 hours PER WEEK Required
  • Fewer or Additional Hours May be Required based on business needs
  • Work Hours May be Required during Day Time Business hours (8AM - 5PM M, ET, MON - FRI)


Get to know Keystone!

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  • 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
  • Bachelor's degree AND
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching
  • Excellent knowledge of motivational techniques
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, decision-making, and interpersonal skills; Ability to anticipate potential problems in planning and implementing programs
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of instructional methodology
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook as well as Internet research methods; Web proficiency; Utilizes computer software associated with curriculum
  • Willingness and ability to obtain additional licensing as required
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to pass required background check
  • Experience with charter school or other non-traditional school environment
  • Experience working for distance education providers
  • Experience working with educational technology
  • Tutoring Experience
    Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate State certification for assigned grade levels

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is a remote based position.

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