Flex Physical Science Instructor Florida Certified

Florida Virtual School

Orlando, FL

ID: 7058806
Posted: July 31, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Flex Physical Science Instructor Florida Certified

Application Deadline: August 19, 2019
Employment Status: Full Time
Contract Type: 12 months
Annual Salary: $48,331.00
Location: Remote Office or School Based Facility as assigned

Job Description Summary:
Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.
FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.

The Position:
Position General Summary:
The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws.

Essential Position Functions:
Plan, prepare, and implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
Identify, select, create and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement
Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures
Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
Communicate with students, parents, and internal and external professionals within established timelines
Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in activities which include, but are not limited to, team teaching, meetings, staff development, communities of practice, and various committees
Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community members
Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues measured by FLVS district/school survey results
Meet specific course and school-wide student performance goals
Demonstrate gains in student performance
Participate in research and presentations about online teaching; this may include activities such as, authoring articles, hosting workshops, sharing of information for professional growth, and student outreach events and activities
Participate in blended learning models, which includes both on-line and classroom instruction and interaction with students at various schools and districts across the state; may be required to report to an assigned school
May be responsible for instructional tutoring
Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:
Education/Licensure/Certification:

Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Physics (6-12), Chemistry (6-12), or Earth Space Science (6-12)
Endorsements as required by Florida Department of Education

Experience:
One year successful teaching experience within subject area OR successful completion of an FLVS instructional internship program OR current enrollment in an approved EPI or MAT program
Three years’ teaching experience, preferred

Knowledge, abilities and skills:

Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
Work independently with little direct supervision
Demonstrated ability to collaborate on group projects and work as part of a team
Must be responsible, accountable and self-motivated
Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve school goals
Display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time-management skills; ability to meet aggressive deadlines
Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended FLVS computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices
Demonstrated ability to successfully support the FLVS core competencies, values, and expectation for student-centered behaviors

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

Location: Remote Office or School-Based Facility as assigned
Frequency of travel: Occasional travel may be required to various schools as daily work locations, as well as lab visits, meetings, trainings, and conferences; assigned locations will vary, and may require overnight stays
Light physical activities and efforts required working in an office environment

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)



 

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