Driver's Education Adjunct Teacher
Utah Connections Academy (UCA) is a tuition-free, online public school that serves students in grades K–12 throughout Utah. UCA is authorized under state law by the Utah State Charter School Board and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school is operated by Utah Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Academy of Utah, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. UCA is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission, an accrediting division of AdvancED.
Utah Connections Academy strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Working out of their home in Utah, the Driver's Education Adjunct Teacher will “virtually” manage subject-specific instructional programs. Compensation will be based on the specific course workload and number of enrolled students. He/she will be responsible for monitoring progress, evaluating work, running online instructional/tutorial sessions, providing academic guidance, and being the subject-matter expert for a caseload of middle/high school students. The Teacher must be able to complete work related responsibilities through a combination of regular office hours during the school day in conjunctions with hours scheduled outside the normal school day. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools, they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.
The Driver's Education Adjunct Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
Communicate with parents/learning coaches, students and other teachers via the phone, WebMail, asynchronous discussions and synchronous “conferencing”; Instruct students, monitor student work, provide feedback, and suggest instructional approaches and strategies; Monitor completion of assignments in the given subject area; Score assessments and projects in the given subject area; Communicate with Advisory teachers and school counselors; report student issues and coordinate communication schedules; Conduct online tutorial and instructional sessions for students (utilizing online conferencing software); Develop a very detailed knowledge of the curriculum for which responsible (subject expert); Provide struggling students (and parents) with alternate strategies and additional assistance; Complete all required training sessions throughout the year; Other duties as assigned.