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Online K-5 Teacher (REMOTE) - Peak Prep, California at Accel Schools - VA

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Job Information

Date Posted: 3/12/2020 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 10 Months
Salary: TBD Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Angelica Keele Email: akeele@accelschools.com
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Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

ACCEL Schools is seeking K-5 Teachers for its online charter school Peak Prep.  Peak Prep uses a cutting-edge 21st-century curriculum, which can be accessed online and through a variety of traditional methods. 

K-5 Teacher effectively educates elementary students in conformity with the school philosophy and policies and rules of the governing bodies.

Duties include

  • Serve as the teacher of record and primary instructor in all core content areas.
  • Teach all subjects following the school’s course of study or as assigned utilizing technology and varying teaching modalities
  • Plan and execute instructional lesson plans
  • Adapt and enrich the curriculum using multiple strategies and online tools in imaginative ways to actively engage students in their learning for enrichment or remediation purposes
  • Align material to standards and or create course material aligned to applicable standards
  • Motivate students to achieve their full attendance, academic, and behavioral goals, as well as other goals identified
  • Maintain a positive school environment through effective conflict resolution, collaboration, positive reinforcement, and educational leadership modeling
  • Maintain a safe classroom environment
  • Issue discipline in an orderly fashion conducive to good learning
  • Keep accurate records on each student such as grade books and progress reports, lesson plans, attendance records, and behavior/discipline records
  • Establish and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Maintain effective communication on an ongoing basis with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Perform student home visits as needed
  • Prepare and administer all standardized tests as directed
  • Work with the teaching staff to improve nationally normed, standardized and proficiency testing results
  • Recognize opportunities for teachable moments with students
  • Gather, maintain, and submit all student information and forms in a professional and timely manner
  • Develops classroom experiences that teach students not only facts but how to apply what they learn to solve real world problems
  • Possess the knowledge to learn data and delivery systems necessary for the content, resources, and systems to create, manage, and assess engaging and relevant student learning experiences and support students in their learning experiences both inside and outside the school.
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters
  • Uses computers and other technology provided to assist and support students in their learning
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities
  • Work in a professional and cooperative manner with others to achieve duties and responsibilities
  • Attend and/or participate in school activities as directed by the Administration such as: faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, commencement exercises, field trips, professional learning communities
  • Models tolerance, global awareness, reflective practice, and the behavior we expect from our students
  • Actively assists in student recruitment and retention activities as directed by the Administrator
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education or related field Current California teaching license in all relevant content areas and grade bands Strong content knowledge in one more content areas Familiarity with the Response to Intervention (RTI) process Strong ability to gather, analyze, and interpret student data to make sound educational decisions Prior online teaching experience preferred Proficiency in computer applications, including Google Docs, MS Office Suite, e-mail, and internet applications; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; A passion for teaching and genuine care for children Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently Ability to work with a diverse and distributed student body and peer group Ability to pass state and federal background checks California residence



      Bachelor’s degree in education or related field Current California teaching license in all relevant content areas and grade bands Strong content knowledge in one more content areas Familiarity with the Response to Intervention (RTI) process Strong ability to gather, analyze, and interpret student data to make sound educational decisions Prior online teaching experience preferred Proficiency in computer applications, including Google Docs, MS Office Suite, e-mail, and internet applications; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; A passion for teaching and genuine care for children Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently Ability to work with a diverse and distributed student body and peer group Ability to pass state and federal background checks California residence

          Comments and Other Information

          Equal Employment Opportunity It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.

          Comments and Other Information


          Equal Employment Opportunity It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          3/12/2020

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          TBD

          Length of Work Year

          10 Months

          Employment Type

          Full Time