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(MGLVA) Middle School Special Education Teachers- 2016/17 8/24/2016

K12, Inc Lansing, MI

Company
K12, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-0759
AJE Ref #
575967952
Location
Lansing, MI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Requisition Number
16-0759

Title
(MGLVA) Middle School Special Education Teachers- 2016/17

City
Statewide

State
MI

Description

Middle School Special Education Teachers (Grades 6-8) INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

Start Date: August 2016

Passionate Middle School educators are needed at the K12 partner school, Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

MGLVA is a rapidly-growing organization that offers our teachers and staff members the excitement of exploring an emerging concept in education. Daily, our talented teachers and staff experience the impact they make on the lives of children. Join us, and be inspired by the potential of our students.

AS A VIRTUAL TEACHER, YOU WILL ENJOY...

* 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

Get to know MGLVA!

* Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

* 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

* Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience

* Bachelor s degree

* Appropriate state certification

* Meets state s NCLB s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements

* Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

* Strong written/verbal communication skills

* 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.

* An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Experience working with the proposed age group

* Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology

* Experience working in a virtual environment.

* Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools

* Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment

* Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms

WHO ARE WE*

* About Us

* K12 Produces Results

* Kudos and Honors

* thinkTANK12

K12 is a Federal Contractor seeking priority Veteran referrals, is 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, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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