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English Instructor – Provost Academy Georgia (Augusta, GA)

Provost Academy Georgia is searching for a Certified High School English Instructor. This position will be based in a Learning Center in Augusta. Applicants must live in or around Augusta at the time of applying to be qualified for this position.

Job Summary:

This subject-specific teacher is responsible for managing assigned class sections in the learning environment and providing instruction to students in these classes in both group and individual formats. The Instructor interacts synchronously and asynchronously with the student through a variety of methods, including online lectures, discussion groups, tutorials, e-mails, and phone calls, as well as occasional events, and face-to-face meetings and instruction at the learning center. This is a full-time, year round position, and some evening and weekend hours will be required. Some local travel will be required. 

Main Responsibilities:

Instruction and Student Achievement

Learn the Provost curriculum for assigned grade levels and subjects

Demonstrate knowledge of state standards, testing requirements, and graduation requirements within the core content

Evaluate and provide feedback for subjective questions in the students’ assessments.

Monitor Discussion Boards / Forums to answer student questions and resolve issues within 24 hours of the original posting.

Approve student Blog entries before they are posted.

Supplement and reinforce the curriculum with online and offline materials and activities

Use information generated from the student’s performance to make data-driven decisions and adjustments to the curriculum and learning model.

Use the Provost Marks System to provide students and parents with regular feedback regarding student performance and progress

Provide intervention tasks for students to complete to gain knowledge, skills and confidence to raise achievement and address weaknesses on a particular learning standard.

Support the learning needs of special education students

Actively work with students both online and at the learning center in both individual and small group settings

Maintain the Learning Environment

Initiate and strengthen relationships with students and their families through many different interactions both online and in-person

Grade essays and open-ended response items and provide feedback to students

Update the Gradebook System in a timely manner to correspond with progress reports, intervention plans and quarterly grade reports

Professional Responsibilities

Organize and participate in orientation, training, social and educational activities, field trips and clubs for students and families

Commit to the use of cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality instruction to students state-wide

Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events

Participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions

Participate in the Mentoring program as either a Mentor or a Mentee

Communicate with colleagues and supervisors on a regular basis

Participate in student recruitment and registration activities to help the school meet enrollment goals

Maintain confidentiality as required by the school and Federal and State Laws

Additional duties as assigned

Background:

  • State Teacher Certification or approved alternative certification
  • Bachelor degree
  • Minimum two years teaching experience in a traditional (brick & mortar) or virtual school preferred
  • Experience teaching or participating in an e-learning/online learning course preferred
  • Content proficiency
  • Baccalaureate or Advanced degree in the subject to be taught, or
  • Passed a rigorous state content exam in the subject
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with multimedia communication tools, such as discussion boards, web logs, email, instant messaging and audio podcasts
  • Ability and availability to travel within the state as needed
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience developing and revising curriculum preferred

For more information and for consideration, please apply online at  

http://edisonlearning.com/content/current-openings?gnk=apply&gni=8a42a12b3d307c92013d3bdea0f37164&gns=Georgia%20Charter%20Schools%20Association%20(GCSA)

 

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