(ORVA) OREGON VIRTUAL ACADEMY SPECIAL EDUCATION GRADES 7-12 TEACHERS IMMEDIATE HIRE

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K12 Inc

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2874603
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 11, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Special Education Teachers INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

When you join the team at ORVA, you join a team of dedicated professionals working all over the state in a virtual environment to ensure the success of our families and students who are using the K12 curriculum to meet their educational needs and goals, grades K-12. We are committed to our mission statement “Every Oregon Virtual Academy student Engaging, Developing and Achieving”.

The Special Education Teachers are responsible for ensuring that students achieve mastery of learning objectives. They provide guidance, instruction and support, manage the learning process and focus on students’ individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through interactive lessons, providing specially designed instruction, and actively working with students & parents to advance each child’s learning.

AS A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER, YOU WILL...

Provide Special Education services in accordance with the IEP and state regulations; submit required reports and documentation to administration
Demonstrate knowledge of specialized methodology for teaching students with disabilities; Demonstrate knowledge of specialized curriculum
Demonstrate knowledge of Assistive Technologies
Facilitate IEP Teams for students with special needs
Write and Implement student IEP; Monitor and report progress toward IEP Goals and Objectives; conduct assessments as needed for special education eligibility
Compile and Maintain Special Education Compliance Files and maintain accurate special education records; keep detailed documentation from parent/student conferences
Complete all activities required for compliance with IDEA
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of ORVA/K12 policies and procedures
Support students and parents with student placement, curriculum, and instructional issues
Respond within 24 hours to student, parent, and ORVA staff inquiries via phone and/or e-mail during the regular work week
Alert administrators of any concerns about student progress and/or truancy
Work with the administration to prepare students for standardized tests (including the logistics of selecting testing sites); serve as proctors for site-based proctored standardized testing (Travel to site may be required)
Support ORVA administrators with school information sessions
Meet evaluation domain expectations
Implement all of the ORVA teacher daily, weekly, monthly and yearly expectations and tasks
Participate in all required staff meetings, monthly face to face meetings and as requested.
Statewide and overnight travel
Working in a collaborative team environment
Maintain confidentiality of online, and paper student records
Ability to maintain and use electronic file management , and collaboration systems
Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

Client Service
Display courtesy and sensitivity; Manage difficult or emotional client situations; Meet commitments; Respond promptly to client needs; Solicits client feedback to improve service.

Planning and Organizing
Integrate changes smoothly; Plan for additional resources; Prioritize and plan work activities; Set goals and objectives; Use time efficiently; Worl in an organized manner.

Communication
Ability to communicate in professional duties efficiently; Exhibit good listening and comprehension; Express ideas and thoughts verbally; Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; Keep others adequately informed; Select and use appropriate communication methods.

Use of Technology
Adapt to new technologies; Demonstrate required skills, and technical fluency; Keep technical skills up to date; Troubleshoot technological problems; Use technology to increase productivity; ability to convert existing skills to a digital framework.

Job Knowledge
Competent in required job skills and knowledge; Display understanding of how job relates to others; Exhibit ability to learn and apply new skills; Keep abreast of current developments; Require minimal supervision; Use resources effectively.

Dependability
Commit to doing the best job possible; Follow instructions, respond to management direction; Keep commitments; Meet attendance and punctuality guidelines; Respond to requests for service and assistance; Take responsibility for own actions.



Get to know ORVA!

Oregon 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 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.
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)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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


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.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    K12 Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Jill Arnzen , Sr. Recruiter
    • 2300 Corporate Park Drive
    • Herndon , Virginia 20171

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