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Iowa State Job Bank Employer Iowa, 6-12 PE/Health Teacher, IAVA 21/22 SY in DES MOINES, Iowa

DescriptionWHO ARE WE?About usK12 Produces ResultsthinkTANK12Get to know Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA) !Iowa Virtual AcademyBehind the scenesA Day in the lifeSummary: The Teacher is a highly qualified, state certified educator responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environment. Teachers provide instruction, support, and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through Stride K12's learning management system. They actively work closely with students and parents/learning coaches to advance each student's learning toward established goals. Teachers typically work from home but must travel occasionally throughout the year to various school functions, such as state testing or as otherwise required by the school.We are currently seeking to create a pipeline of experienced Educators for the 2021/22 school year. This position is not tied to a specific position. Qualified applicants will be asked to complete a video screen which will be reviewed and screened for future positions. We do encourage you to apply to specific positions as you see them.This is a full-time position.Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school. Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Provides rich and engaging synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences for studentsCommitment to personalizing learning for all studentsDemonstrates abelief in all students' ability to succeed and meet high expectationsDifferentiates instruction based on student level of masteryAugments course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools under guidance from principal and coachMaintains grade book ensuring student academic integrity, makes student placement and promotion decisions, and alerts administrators to concerns about student performance and progressPrepares students for high stakes standardized testsUnderstands 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 mannerSupports learning coaches/parents with student curricular and instructional issues, as well as basic troubleshooting in a virtual classroom environment that is in line with academy policies and proceduresTravels as required (on average once per month and/or approximately 10% of the time) for face-to-face professional development, student testing, and as required by schoolRequired MINIMUM Qualifications: Bachelor's degree ANDActive state teaching license ANDAbility to clear required background checkResidency Requirement: IowaOTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers tointerpret and produce numeric, tabular, and graphic representations of student data, and use it to drive instructional decisionsReceptive to receiving coaching on a regular basis with administrators and teacher trainersAbility to embrace change and adapt to ensure excellent student outcomesProficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPointAbility to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platformsDesired qualifications: Experience working with proposed age groupExperience supporting adults and children in the use of technologyExperience teaching in an online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environmentExperience with online learning platformsWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This is a