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HS English Language Arts Teacher – Oregon Statewide

Job Title
HS English Language Arts Teacher – Oregon Statewide
Job ID
27355601
Location
NORTH BEND,  OR 97459-3444
Other Location
Description

Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) is seeking highly qualified and motivated professionals to work in an innovative environment. Virtual schools are part of a national pioneering effort in public education. Those who are considering a position with ORVA should, therefore, share the school’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion to provide students with a world-class educational program delivered online. Working in a virtual charter school requires a strong educational background and a firm commitment to our innovative model. ***ORVA’s teachers may reside anywhere in the state with reliable internet and are provided all needed equipment, and training. ***

HS English Language Arts Teacher – Oregon Statewide

Oregon Virtual Academy

The High School English Language Arts Teacher will teach one or more classes in the English Language Arts curriculum. They will be a classroom teacher responsible for delivering direct instruction, grading assignments and assessments, and other general teaching requirements. This is a home-based teaching position. An Oregon Virtual Academy High School Teacher is a highly qualified and state-certified teacher responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environment. ORVA Teachers provide instruction, support, and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and they work actively with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.

As part of their regular teaching responsibilities, teachers are expected to fulfill duties in the following areas:

  • Directing the academic opportunities of every student in your class
  • Managing and pacing multiple courses
  • Engaging students in online coursework
  • Traveling throughout the state to proctor testing and to attend professional development
  • Monitoring and analyzing students’ efforts
  • Responding to student emails and phone messages within 24 hours (1 school day)
  • Grading assignments, exams, and projects within 3 school days from the time that they are submitted
  • Preparing for and hosting weekly Blackboard Collaborate (web-conferencing) presentations for students in each class
  • Evaluating student performance on assignments and providing instructional feedback regarding student performance
  • Supplementing, enriching, and remediation where necessary
  • Participating in staff meetings, IEP/504 meetings, and parent-teacher conferences via conference call
  • Communicating clearly and frequently with students and parents (via email, phone, course
  • announcements, and BbC sessions)
  • Working as a team with the rest of the high school staff

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Current Teaching Certification in OR for teaching HS English Language Arts
  • Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule

The ideal teacher candidates will also have:

  • Experience working with the proposed age group
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)
  • An ability to support and guide adults as well as students

Documents Needed to Apply to This Position:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Reference List

To Apply for This Position:

Please follow this link into ORVA's web application portal on SchoolSpring/TalentEd to construct your profile, respond to the questions, upload your resume and other required documents, and apply directly for this position - https://oregonvirtacad.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=180.

Benefits:

The Oregon Virtual Academy offers appropriate placement on the 2019-2020 salary scale, insurance benefits, and membership in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). ORVA currently pays the 6% employee contribution within PERS.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.