American Sign Language - Online adjunct instructor (#220345)

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Georgia Virtual School (GaVS) is a program of the Georgia Department of Education. The GaVS operates in partnership with schools and parents to offer middle school and high school level courses across the state. Georgia Virtual School provides a teacher led, virtual classroom environment.

Georgia Virtual Learning employs innovative, industrious and dedicated instructors to teach our online students.

Online instructors at the Georgia Virtual School facilitate the courses using a learning management system and course content developed by expert staff. This content is open and available here:

http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedLandingPage.aspx

The Georgia Virtual School has experienced phenomenal growth because Georgia students, parents and schools trust and value the educational experience provided by our instructors. Georgia Virtual School needs committed and expert teachers to instruct these students utilizing the best practices of online education. Adjunct positions are competitive.

New instructors must complete the Effective Online Teaching course and must have work verified. Directions for how to Complete the Effective Online Teaching Course in Georgia Learns. https://www.kaltura.com/tiny/rn0wx

Successful candidates are provided with further program specific training and offered a range of professional learning opportunities.

Adjunct Instructors often work full time at a face to face school. Successful candidates must commit to being available for 30 students and plan on teaching both fall and spring.

• Plans, prepares, and implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs. • Interacts with students and parents via email, threaded discussion, chat and phone. • Post grades and student work. Provides constructive and feedback to help students achieve academic success. • Maintains effective and efficient record keeping • Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process. • Meets professional obligations such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources, and attending professional learning symposium twice a school year. • Respond within 24 hours to student or parent inquiries via phone and/or e-mail during the regular work week. • Track student academic progress and attendance. • Notify administrators of any concerns about student progress.