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MS/HS English Language Arts Teacher - Oregon Statewide

at OREGON VIRTUAL ACADEMY

Posted: 12/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 182
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

Overview:

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.

Job Description:

The Middle School/High School English Language Arts Teacher will teach one or more classes in the 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 MS/HS English Language Arts
  • 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

Benefits: 

The Oregon Virtual Academy offers appropriate placement on the 2019-20 salary scale, insurance benefits, and membership in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). ORVA currently pays the 6% employee contribution within PERS.



Primary Location: Oregon Virtual Academy

Shift Type: Full Time

Job Contact Information
Name Tony Lewis
Title Senior Recruiting Specialist, Insperity Recruiting Services
Phone
Email tony.lewis@insperity.com

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)