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Virtual Middle School Science Teacher – Insight School of Indiana

Job Title
Virtual Middle School Science Teacher – Insight School of Indiana
Job ID
27423767
Location
Statewide,  IN 46219
Other Location
Description

The Hoosier Academies Network of Schools and Insight School of Indiana are seeking highly qualified educational professionals who share the school's entrepreneurial spirit and passion to provide students with a world-class educational program virtually. 

Working in this virtual charter school requires a strong educational background and a firm commitment to our virtual model. This will ensure that all of our staff can provide constant support to our families through digital tools and media, as well as via telephone and scheduled face to face outings and activities.

Middle School Science Teacher – Indiana Statewide

Insight School of Indiana

SUMMARY: The position of teacher at Hoosier Academies Network of Schools is a highly qualified, state-certified teacher responsible for delivering specific course content in an on-line environment with the Insight School of Indiana.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree AND
  • Three (3) years of teaching experience AND
  • Meet requirements for Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • On-line teaching experience
  • High Ability, Special Education or other endorsements

Certificates and Licenses: Active Indiana state teaching certification for appropriate content area and grade level.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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;
  • Create, develop and submit lesson plans weekly;
  • 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 an active interest in student’s achievement;
  • Collaborates with the grade-level team, administration, interventionists, Special Education teachers, and instructional coaches regarding instruction, resources, interventions, and data-driven decision making to support student success
  • Provides instruction to help students master K12 curricular objectives
  • Prepares students for high stakes standardized tests;
  • Establishes and maintains a 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;
  • 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
  • Follows Staff Handbook expectations

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned.

  • Proctors site-based exams;
  • Follow the Community Events Policy in Staff handbook
  • 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.

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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, PowerPoint 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 a required background check

Benefits:

In return for your hard work, Hoosier Academies Network of Schools and Insight School of Indiana offer an attractive compensation package of salary and an outstanding benefits package.

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.