Elementary Teacher

Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
District/Organization: 
Connections Learning Teaching Services
Position Details: 

To be considered for this position, please apply using this web address: https://re22.ultipro.com/CON1019/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*1C0B6111...

The Connections Learning division meets the needs of schools, school districts, and other institutions looking to develop and enhance their online learning programs.  Connections Learning delivers a full range of targeted digital learning solutions to the K-12 education community including online courses, a program for homebound students, a digital learning platform, and more.  More than 300 schools, school districts, state departments of education and other educational institutions, serving tens of thousands of students throughout the U.S. and beyond, are already utilizing Connections Learning products and services.

Position Summary:

Working from your home, certified Teachers will “virtually” manage instructional programs.  Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.

Responsibilities:

The Elementary Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Support the instructional program with synchronous and asynchronous web conferencing sessions using Adobe® Connect™;
  • Complete all grading by providing prompt, high-quality, personalized feedback on assignments;
  • Communicate with students, parents and other teachers on a regular basis;
  • Update student pacing plans/schedules for students as required;
  • Use data to monitor successful completion of assignments and facilitate appropriate interactions with students that encourages consistent interaction with the course(s);
  • Review curriculum and determine course modifications that will promote student achievement for those requiring accommodations through IEPs or 504 plans;
  • Consult with team members and CL administrators to develop alternate enrichment activities and lesson modifications to increase student understanding and promote success for struggling students through differentiation;
  • Develop a general knowledge of the curriculum and a detailed knowledge of the courses for which you are responsible;
  • Support high-needs/at-risk students with alternate instructional strategies and provide additional assistance with assignments and projects as needed;
  • Communicate regularly with students by phone and through the use of our WebMail system;
  • Keep student performance and participation information up-to-date by grading assessments in a timely manner, and logging all student and parent contacts;
  • Utilize a variety of communication tools in the online environment to effectively build relationships and promote student success with students, partner teachers, colleagues, and other stakeholders;
  • Foster community and use a welcoming, warm online voice that is inviting and supportive towards students and families;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Highly qualified and certified to teach Elementary (grades K-5) in Michigan (appropriate to grade level responsibilities).
  • Certified in multiple states is a plus
  • Ability to obtain certification in additional states as requested Strong technology skills (especially with Google Apps and MS Office programs)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly organized and punctual
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
  • Team player track record
  • Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families

To be considered for this position, please apply using this web address: https://re22.ultipro.com/CON1019/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*1C0B6111...

Email: 
careers@connectionseducation.com
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