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FLEX Computer Science Instructor Florida Certified 6/19/2018

Florida Virtual School Tallahassee, FL

Location
Tallahassee, FL
AJE Ref #
582162583
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Temporary
Company Ref #
R1517
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Applications are being accepted for general consideration for this position. FLVS recruits year round to develop a teacher candidate pool to serve our anticipated student needs.If you have applied to an instructor position within the last year, you do not need to apply as we have your application on file. Although we value all of our employees and by extension their families, we do not allow for family members of current employees in management positions to be employed by Florida Virtual School. We believe the risk of morale problems and conflict of interest problems is too great. At this time, FLVS is only considering Florida residents who possess a teaching certification issued by the State of Florida within the content area specified below.

JOB POSTING END DATE:

Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM on 07-26-2018

JOB TITLE:

FLEX Computer Science Instructor Florida Certified

CONTRACT TYPE:

12 Month

ANNUAL SALARY:

See Position Summary Below

LOCATION:

Remote Office or School Based Facility as assigned

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.

THE POSITION:

POSITION GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws.

SALARY:

Instructor 12 Month ($47,700/annual)

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

* Plan, prepare, and implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences

* Identify, select, create and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs

* Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement

* Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures

* Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process

* Communicate with students, parents, and internal and external professionals within established timelines

* Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in activities which include, but are not limited to, team teaching, meetings, staff development, communities of practice, and various committees

* Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community members

* Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification

* Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues measured by FLVS district/school survey results

* Meet specific course and school-wide student performance goals

* Demonstrate gains in student performance

* Participate in research and presentations about online teaching; this may include activities such as, authoring articles, hosting workshops, sharing of information for professional growth, and student outreach events and activities

* Participate in blended learning models, which includes both on-line and classroom instruction and interaction with students at various schools and districts across the state; may be required to report to an assigned school

* May be responsible for instructional tutoring

* Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others

* All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

* Bachelor s Degree

* Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in content area assigned OR proof of active enrollment in a stated-approved EPI or MAT program AND either a valid Florida state-issued Statement of Eligibility OR valid Temporary Certificate in content area assigned

* Endorsements as required by Florida Department of Education

EXPERIENCE:

* One year successful teaching experience within subject area OR successful completion of an FLVS instructional internship program OR current enrollment in an approved EPI or MAT program

* Three years teaching experience, preferred

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

* Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies

* Possess strong verbal and written communication skills

* Work independently with little direct supervision

* Demonstrated ability to collaborate on group projects and work as part of a team

* Must be responsible, accountable and self-motivated

* Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve school goals

* Display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time-management skills; ability to meet aggressive deadlines

* Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended FLVS computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices

* Demonstrated ability to successfully support the FLVS core competencies, values, and expectation for student-centered behaviors

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Clearly and effectively conveys and/or presents information verbally; summarizes what was heard to mitigate miscommunication; Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same; Informs others involved in a project of new developments; Disseminates information to other employees, as appropriate; Effectively uses multiple channels to communicate important messages; Keeps supervisor well informed about progress and/or problems in a timely manner; Writes in a clear, concise, organized and convincing way for a variety of target audiences; The written message is consistently error-free; The written message has the desired effect on the target audience

CUSTOMER FOCUS

Prioritizes customers (internal and external) and their needs as primary and is dedicated to meeting their expectations; Develops and maintains customer relationships; builds credibility and trust; Quickly and effectively solves customer problems; Provides prompt, attentive service in a cheerful manner; adapts to changing information, conditions or challenges with a positive attitude; Incorporates customer feedback into delivery of service to provide the best experience possible for the customer; Actively promotes FLVS in community by serving as a FLVS ambassador or volunteer

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Relates well with others; Treats others with respect; Shares views in a tactful way; Demonstrates diplomacy by approaching others about sensitive issues in non-threatening ways; Considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others; Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication among all levels and positions; Takes the initiative to get to know internal and external customers

FUNCTIONAL /TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Has the skills, abilities, knowledge and experience to be successful in functional area of expertise; Dedicates time and energy to keeping abreast of the latest information related to area of expertise and technology; Picks up on technology quickly; Does well in technical courses and