FULL-TIME SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER - ONLINE

ISUCCEED VIRTUAL SCHOOLS ( learn more )

Boise, Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3537773
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2021

Job Description

Per iSucceed Virtual High School Policy eligible applicants MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE STATE OF IDAHO.


Job Classification: Contract; Certified (Exempt)
Employed by:iSucceed Board of Directors
Supervised by: Principal, Vice Principal or designee

Primary Function
The primary function of the online teacher is to facilitate the course virtually to students using online instructional practices and in accordance with established procedures and expectations set by the school. Every iSucceed High School Teacher should be on a personal mission to motivate and inspire students to commit to their education and work to their potential for educational and personal success in their future.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills and decision-making abilities to facilitate the high school learning experience and perform the functions of a high school educator in a virtual setting.
  • Manage courses, curriculum and communications for content and advisory students in accordance with expectations that promote student engagement and success.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work independently with little direct supervision and self-motivated coupled with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, effective multitasking and strong time management skills.
  • Convey a professional image as well as effectively represent the organization as appropriate in its relationship with students, families, faculty, mentors, administrative personnel and the community.
  • Respond to student and family emails or questions as soon as possible and within 1 school day/24 hour response time, not including weekends/holidays.
  • Grade assessments and assignments as soon as possible with applicable feedback and direction to promote increased student progress, no more than 3 school days/72 hour response time, not including weekends/holidays.
  • Uphold teacher expectations and procedures as determined annually regarding specific school initiatives, online system and communication duties and in conjunction with the teacher evaluation standards.
  • Teachers will conduct either weekly synchronous sessions, hold online lab hours or video instruction for each course taught.
  • Establish and communicate the times at which you will be “at work” during the workweek with administration, students and parents. The times at which you will be working must be times during which students are most likely to need your responsiveness.
  • Comply with individual student IEP’s, Section 504 Plans or any other required or mandated plan for any individual student.
  • Teachers shall respect the confidentiality of all students to the extent that such confidentiality is consistent with the legal obligations of the school.
  • Assist with curriculum review tasks, as needed and requested.
  • Attend staff/faculty meetings as scheduled by the School Administration.
  • Assist with student orientation/on-boarding in person regionally or remote as assigned by the school administration.
  • Attend information sessions, “walk to class” and student events in the regional area which you reside as needed in accordance with annual procedures.
  • Sponsor school club activities, as assigned.
  • Submit expense, mileage claims in a timely manner through employee management software as required by policy or established procedures.
  • Submit sick time to Administration and make necessary arrangements for cover in classes in which you are unable to attend for sick or leave time if needed. Provide the Principal with the required scope of work for the coverage and substitute time needed. Work with the Principal and Substitute for a smooth transition for the Substitute.
  • Ability to work as a team to accomplish school/district mission/goals
  • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Evidence of the willingness and ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the Idaho State Board of Education and with willingness and ability to comply with the statutes established by the Idaho State Legislature applicable to educators and the educational setting.
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures in the field of instruction and course(s) of instruction and the willingness and ability to explore and implement new and different theories, concepts and practices in the field of instruction.
  • Technological proficiency and abilities necessary to address a virtual learning environment, including but not limited to online systems, internet and web-related technologies.
  • Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, in English, to allow for the ability to communicate with students, families, faculty, mentors and administrative personnel.
  • Multiple language abilities is a factor given consideration (preference) in hiring and retention process, but is not a requirement.
  • Ability to have regular and predictable attendance with duties and school events.
  • Prior experience teaching within an online setting and Google Apps for Education is preferred.
  • Prior experience teaching non-traditional students is preferred. However, at minimum, interview/file data will include evidence of sensitivity and respect for others and verification of a demonstrated ability to serve as a positive role model for youth.
  • Perform their teaching assignment, including the maintenance of the teacher’s “Office”, within the geographical boundaries of the state of Idaho, unless otherwise approved by the Board prior to June 20, 2016.
  • Acceptable results from required fingerprint/background checks

    Education & Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the respective academic program or related field.
  • Possessing a valid Idaho Teacher Certification with proper endorsements and for specific classes instructing.
  • Acceptable results from required fingerprint/background checks.
  • Reside in the State of Idaho unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors.

    Working Conditions
    The Online Teacher will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. The position handles multiple tasks and is faced with constant interruptions.

    Contract days: The duration of each teacher’s contract shall be determined and based upon the Board approved school calendar and number of instructional days needed each school year. This will be documented on the contract for each individual employee.

    As travel may be required, must possess valid drivers license and insurance.

    iSVHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA and other applicable laws require iSVHS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss any accommodation issues with the school’s administrative team.
    As per Idaho Code 65-5-1/65-503: “Eligible veterans are provided advantages in public employment in Idaho…”
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Online > Online
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    ISUCCEED VIRTUAL SCHOOLS 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

    • Per iSucceed Virtual High School Policy eligible applicants MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE STATE OF IDAHO.

      To Apply: Please send a copy of a cover letter, resume, and current IDAHO certificate to:

      Melissa Cosgrove at - mcosgrove@isucceedvhs.net
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Melissa Cosgrove
    • 6148 N. Discovery Way
    • Suite 120
    • Boise, Idaho 83713

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