8TH GRADE SCIENCE TEACHER - PART TIME

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Job Type
Part-time
Grade Levels
8th
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 1).
The license position area must be in Science (General).
The license must be in 8th.
The license status must be active.

Description

**WORK FROM HOME**

SUMMARY: UTVA 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Planning and Preparation *Learn the curriculum in its entirety for assigned grade levels *Demonstrate knowledge of the state standards and how both align with the K12 curriculum *Understand overall diversity of assigned families and individual characteristics of students/parents *Utilize asynchronous and synchronous tools to augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures

Instruction and Student Achievement *Collect and Analyze data in collaboration within the professional learning community to produce effective instruction *Serve as a Tier 2 intervention for identified students * Maintain regular office hours and conducts instructional sessions *Support parents with student curricular and instructional issues *Encourage student academic progress and attendance *Balance flexibility of the K12 curriculum with Academy policies and procedures *Conduct conferences with students and parents/responsible adult (for content area as needed) *Individualize instruction to help each student achieve K12 curricular objectives *Communicate high expectations and shows an active interest in student's achievement *Alert administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress *Maintain regular contact with students and families *Utilize and promote core standards practice and remediation

Virtual Classroom Environment *Create and manage home office *Establish and maintain a positive rapport with assigned families *Maintain accurate documentation of all communication with students and families

Professional Responsibilities *Collaborate with peers *Work as a team within your department *Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events *Travel to and participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions *Monthly in-person outings and marketing events *K12 trainings or other professional development activities *Home Visits (as needed) *State Testing Proctor Assignments *Attend IEP meetings for Special Education Students

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

• Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs. • Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, and supports company values • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Posted By

Utah Virtual Academy

310 E. 4500 S. Ste 620, Murray, UT 84107
 
Insights
Compare with State

Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 22.85

% ELL Students*

State Average: 6.61

% IEP Students*

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338