Ohio, Special Education Teacher, Middle School (OHVA) SY 21-22
Columbus, OH 
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WHO ARE WE?

  • About us
  • K12 Produces Results
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Get to know Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA)!
  • Ohio Virtual Academy
  • Behind the scenes
  • A Day in the life

K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for ANY ONE. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Middle School Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, Ohio Virtual Academy. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Ohio Virtual 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!

This is a full-time position. Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Write Individual Education Plans for all students on caseload
  • Participate in Evaluation Team Report (ETR) meetings
  • Write Progress Reports to indicate how students are progressing towards IEP goals.
  • Monitor and track student attendance
  • Monitor student progress within the curriculum
  • Work closely with general education teachers to teach students within a Blackboard Classroom.
  • Leading students through successful course completion
  • Building a virtual environment conducive to learning
  • Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential
  • Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.
  • Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships
  • Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • State of Ohio Intervention Specialist License
  • Bachelor Degree AND
  • Minimum 1 year classroom experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED
  • Master's Degree with an emphasis in Special Education
  • 3 or more years of classroom experience in Special Education

Endorsement: Special Education, Middle School

Residency Requirement: Must live in Ohio

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of virtual teaching experience
  • Excellent computer skills, to include Microsoft Outlook and Office
  • Excellent communication skills, in order to communicate with all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Blackboard Classroom

Work Environment: 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 with travel requirements.

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.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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