Virtual HS Health/PE Teacher - Hoosier Academies

3.8 Insperity – Indianapolis, IN 18 days ago
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Virtual HS Health/PE Teacher - Hoosier Academies
The High School PE/Heath Teacher is a highly qualified, state certified teacher responsible for delivering specific course content in an on-line environment. Teachers provide instruction, support, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ needs. Teachers monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and they work actively with students and parents to advance student learning.

LENGTH: This is a temporary position lasting until the end of the school year in June 2018.

  • Learns the entire K12 curriculum for assigned grade levels and is able to demonstrate knowledge of how state standards align with it;
  • Understands how both diverse and unique characteristics of students and their families impact required support;
  • Augments course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools;
  • Orients students to their course, communicates requirements, sets and enforces deadlines, maintains regular office hours and conducts instructional sessions;
  • Takes ownership for student’s academic progress and attendance communicating high expectations and showing active interest in students achievement;
  • Collaborates with grade-level team regarding instruction, resources, interventions and data-driven decision making;
  • Provides instruction to help students master K12 curricular objectives
  • Prepares students for high stakes standardized tests;
  • Establishes and maintains positive rapport with families and regularly communicates with students and learning coaches/parents to keep them adequately apprised of the student’s progress and issues;
  • Supports learning coaches/parents with student curricular and instructional issues in a virtual classroom environment, balancing the flexibility of the K12 curriculum with proper enforcement of Academy policies and procedures;
  • Attends social and educational activities for students and families, including outings, marketing events or other extracurricular activities
  • Grades submitted, required student work and maintains grade book;
  • Generates formal and informal reports regarding student progress, alerting administrators to concerns about student performance and progress;
  • Creates and manages a home office;
  • Supports students and learning coaches with the set-up and maintenance of their learning environment including basic computer troubleshooting.
  • Utilizes data analysis and data driven instruction
  • Works collaboratively with teaching staff and families to create and maintain an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP)
  • Proctors site-based exams;
  • Collects and analyzes formative and summative assessments
  • Teaches scheduled Class Connect sessions for specific subject areas and homeroom
  • Collaborates with peers in order to provide a positive experience for students;
  • Builds community by contributing to school message boards, newsletters and events;
  • Travels to and participates in staff meetings, school outings, marketing events, state testing, professional development sessions, and other experiences;
  • Maintains records regarding students in accordance with school policy and state requirements; prepares reports regarding students and classroom matters as directed;
  • Provides direct instruction to students as needed
  • Participates in committees as required.
  • Bachelor's degree AND
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching at the high school level preferred AND
  • Meet requirements for Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) in subject area under No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate state teaching certification for HS PE/Health.

  • Strong interpersonal skills emphasizing tact, promptness, patience and courtesy; ability to establish a professional, effective rapport with students
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Microsoft Office, Power Point and Outlook, as well as Internet research methods and report writing techniques; Utilizes computer software associated with curriculum; obtains additional training in technology as required
  • Able to read data and determine what steps are needed to assist students academically on an individual and/or classroom basis
  • Able to adapt learning plans to meet different needs and learning styles; create an instructional and whole class environment favorable to learning and personal growth
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrates the use of good judgment in decision-making
  • Great organizational and time management skills
  • Customer service orientation to include promptness and appropriateness of responses to needs and requests of students and learning coaches
  • Understanding of applicable sections of the State Education Code and other pertinent regulations
  • Obtains additional licensing as required
  • Ability to travel within and between assigned geographic areas to support students;
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations
  • Ability to pass required background check
  • Master’s degree in Education or related field
  • Experience with charter and/or online school environment
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • Ability to learn new technologies and tools
  • Special education, gifted, ELL, or subject-specific endorsement
  • Proficient in principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction for a diverse student population, such as English Language Learners (ELL), special needs, at-risk, and/or gifted students
  • Experience teaching in both online and in a brick-and-mortar environments
  • Experience working in a home environment full time

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