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K12, Inc Social Studies Teacher in Seattle, Washington

Description WHO ARE WE? About us K12 Produces Results thinkTANK12 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 Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, The school School. We want you to be a part of our talented team! The mission of school 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! The Shared Teacher Experience Program for Public and Private Schools (STEP) Teacher is state certified teacher and/or alternatively certified CRE Teacher responsible for delivering specific course content in an on-line environment. The STEP teacher must provide live instruction, support and guidance; be able to manage the learning process and focus on students\' individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through Stride\'s learning management system, and work actively with students, parents, and associated school to support each student\'s educational experience. This is a part-time position. Hours to be determined by supervisor. Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Instructional/Curricular Effectively apply working knowledge of the K12 curriculum and Online School as it relates to grade and subject level assignment; Provides rich and engaging synchronous learning experiences for students Demonstrates a belief in all students\' ability to succeed and meet high expectations Augments course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate tools Prepares students for high stakes standardized tests Maintain and effectively apply knowledge of the State and Industry Specific learning standards; Support students/parents with placement, online school set up, curriculum and instructional issues; Develop effective instructional tools and strategies to supplement and enhance provided curriculum. Communication Contact the students regularly via e-mail or phone; Respond within appropriate time frame (usually one business day) to student/parent inquiries; Participate in a weekly teacher conference call with Academic Administrators; Attend regularly scheduled virtual staff meetings. Understands that a primary responsibility is to establish and maintain positive rapport with families and regularly communicates with and responds to students and learning coaches/parents in a timely manner Records Management Develop and maintain student academic progress; Generate formal reports; Alert school administrators of any concerns about student progress and attendance. Process student change in placement, as appropriate; Complete semester and end of year progress reports. Community Organize orientation, training, social, and educational activities for students and families; Create a monthly newsletter or updated Web site; Travel to assigned geographic areas to support students; participate in school activities such as open houses, expos