Atlanta, GA, United States
Work At Home, Education, Sciences
[GCA] High School Computer Science Teacher (Grades 9-12)
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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.
The mission of Georgia Cyber Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!
The Teacher is a highly qualified, state certified educator responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environment. This role provides an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model.
AS A VIRTUAL TEACHER, YOU WILL ENJOY...
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Implements instructional strategies that stimulate learning and increase student engagement;
Creates instructional resources to meet the varying needs of students;
Takes ownership for student’s academic progress and attendance, communicating high expectations and showing active interest in student’s achievement;
Prepares students for high stakes standardized tests;
Analyzes student data to prescribe remediation and enrichment as needed;
Participates in data analysis meetings to monitor student growth;
Collaborates with local/regional/national teams and instructional coaches regarding instruction, resources, interventions and data-driven decision making;
Open and available to be coached on a regular basis with administrators and instructional coaches;
Adapts course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools;
Submits grades and required student work ensuring student academic honesty and integrity; Maintains grade book. Relationship Building
Collaborates with parents and colleagues to manage coarse goals, curriculum, and materials that enhance the learning experience;
Actively participates in Professional Learning Communities (or professional development)
Hosting live synchronous sessions that promote a positive learning environment
Establishes and maintains positive rapport with families and regularly communicates with students and learning coaches/parents on an ongoing regular basis;
Understands how both diverse and unique characteristics of students and their families impact required support;
Works collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the stakeholders;
Responds to students, parents and colleagues in timely manner. Other Essential Functions
Organizes social and educational activities for students and families, including sponsorship of virtual clubs, outings, marketing events or other extracurricular activities as required;
Travels to testing sites to proctor state exams;
Helps staff with any enrollment or retention efforts as directed;
Participates in committees as required.
Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community.
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Georgia Cyber Academy
Behind the scenes
A Day in the life
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.
Bachelor's degree AND
Six (6) months of student teaching experience AND
Meet requirements for Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT)
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificates and Licenses:
Appropriate state teaching certification. *Computer Science: FLD789* AND/OR *FLD789 - Computer Science, *FLD 769 – Engineering and Technology, *Computer Science Endorsement
Other Required Qualifications
Pedagogical knowledge of content being taught and ability to apply critical thinking
Knowledge of state content standards and ability to align those with the K12 curriculum
Ability to embrace change/ adapt to ensure excellent student outcomes
Ability to problem solve independently and have a high level of organization
Understanding of interdependency of deadlines on multiple projects and able to act to preserve integrity on other people's deadlines
Ability to work independently typically 40+ hours per week
Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during work day, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school
Ability to travel as required (on average once per month and/or approximately 10% of the time) for face to face professional development, student testing, and as required by school
Access to reliable high speed internet
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word; PowerPoint;
Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platforms
Ability to maintain teacher certification/professional development hours and fluency in K12 systems, programs and curriculum
Ability to pass required background check
Microsoft Office; Web proficiency.
Ability to travel 5% of the time
Ability to pass required background check
Experience working with proposed age group
Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
Experience working in a virtual environment
Experience teaching in an online (virtual) and/or in a brick and mortar environment
Experience with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a home-based position The above job is not
intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.
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In 1999, we set out to answer a call. It was a call voiced by a growing number of parents whose children's needs were not being met by traditional education models. Their children were bored by the pace of the traditional classroom, left behind by the pace of the classroom, or just getting lost in the shuffle. While traditional brick and mortar schools work for many children, they restrict many others for a variety of reasons.At K12, our mission has remained steadfast: To put students first and maximize their potential to learn and achieve . We have become a leader in providing individualized, one-to-one learning solutions to students from kindergarten through high school across the country. These solutions have literally changed lives and opened up possibility for many children. Our biggest fans continue to be parents who are seeking to tap into their children's unique potential and who have seen what can happen when children can work at the right pace and with the tools, approaches, and content that make learning come alive.