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Requisition Number 17-1452
Title (MVCA) Elementary Special Education Teacher- Immediate Start
City Statewide
State MI
Description

SPECIAL EDUCATION 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.

Start Date: ASAP This is a FULL TIME position. Looking to fill 1 Elementary Special Education teacher opening.

Passionate Special Education Educators, 1 teacher for Elementary gradeare needed at the K12 partner school, Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

MVCA 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...

  • Lead students through successful course completion
  • Build a virtual environment conducive to learning
  • Prioritize student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential
  • Partner with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.
  • Create strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships
  • Promote creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

Get to know MVCA!

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- Michigan Special Education 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?

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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