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Provost Academy GA – Special Education Teacher (Virtual) Atlanta

Role: Special Education Teacher (Virtual)
Location: Provost Academy Georgia – Home Office
Status: Part-Time
Rate of Pay: $20.00 per hour
Weekly Hours: 20 hours per week

Job Summary:
This Special Education Teacher is responsible for managing students that have a variety of disabilities, in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner in the learning environment. The Special Education advisor is responsible for providing IEP services and managing a student caseload. The Special Education Teacher interacts synchronously and asynchronously with the student(s) through a variety of methods, provides curriculum resources to meet the child’s individual needs including tutorials, e-mails, and phone calls. This is a part-time, year round position, and some evening and weekend hours may be required. The Special Education Teacher works online from a home-based office. Some local travel to statewide learning centers and elsewhere may 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide intervention tasks for students to complete to gain knowledge, skills and confidence to raise achievement and address weaknesses on a particular learning standard.
  • Collaborate with Special Education Coordinator to develop IEPs.
  • Collaborate with Special Education Coordinator on progress monitoring for students with disabilities
  • Provide special education services identified on the IEPs of students with disabilities. Special Education teachers may be required to provide academic, behavioral, and/or independent functioning services.
  • Maintain the Learning Environment
  • Initiate and strengthen relationships with students and their families through many different interactions

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events
  • Participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions
  • Communicate with colleagues and supervisors on a regular basis
  • Maintain confidentiality as required by the school and by law
  • Additional duties as assigned 

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: Advisors, Special Education Teachers, and Special Education Coordinator
  • External: Parents/Guardians, Students, Charter Board, State Department of Education

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Personal Accountability – When committing to do something, does it decisively, responsibly and with urgency. Can be relied on consistently, including:
    • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency through prioritizing and following through on commitments
    • Drives hard to meet and frequently exceed goals and objectives within tight timeframes.
  • Decision Making
    • Makes timely decisions
    • Takes bold, decisive action or makes commitments, despite risks, conflict or uncertainty, after considering the available courses of action and the needs and values of others.
  • Adaptability
    • Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways of working.
    • Seeks new skills, behaviors and knowledge to increase personal performance capabilities.
  • Relationship-Building
    • Establishes rapport with people easily
    • Develops and maintains a network of contacts who can provide information, help and access to others.

Background:

  • 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
  • State Teacher Certification in Special Education or approved alternative certification

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=8a699b98434172c901436930ef422b12&gns=Georgia%20Charter%20Schools%20Association%20(GCSA)

Position posted until filled.

Evelyn Bonilla
Human Resources Support Analyst
EdisonLearning, Inc.
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Jersey City, NJ 07311-4043
Office:  (201) 630-2806
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Evelyn.Bonilla@edisonlearning.com

 

 

 

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