Classroom Teacher - Ohio Virtual Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teachers Needed - All Virtual!
Job Location: Remote - Ohio Virtual Academy
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (PK-3)
Certificate: Education of the Handicapped (K-12)
Certificate: Educational Paraprofessional Assoc. License
District: Ohio Virtual Academy
Maumee, OH 43537
Telephone: 703-483-7205
Job Description:
Special Education K-5 Teacher:

K12 believes in education for everyone. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Essential Functions:   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Implement instructional strategies that stimulate learning and increase student engagement
  • Create instructional resources to meet the varying needs of students
  • Collaborate with parents and colleagues to manage coarse goals, curriculum, and materials that enhance the learning experience
  • Actively participate in Professional Learning Communities (or professional development)
  • Host live synchronous sessions that promote a positive learning environment
  • Analyze student data to prescribe remediation and enrichment as needed
  • Participate in data analysis meetings to monitor student growth
  • Collects data and work samples to support documentation of IEP goals;
  • Documents all contact with parents, collaborations with general education teachers, and interventions with students
  • Makes modifications and accommodations to K12 lessons and assessments as specified by the IEP
  • Collaborates with general education teachers to ensure inclusion and success of student in the general education classroom
  • Collaborates on all progress, semester and grade reports
  • Provides special education services to students; supports general education teachers and parents with student accommodations to promote the attainment of IEP goals
  • Communicates with parents and applicable related service staff to ensure that students with special needs are receiving the appropriate therapies
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
Do you strive to deliver excellent instruction, support, and guidance to students?  Are you driven to focus on students’ individual needs?  Do you excel at managing the learning process?
If selected, you will participate in a year-long, comprehensive new teacher training and induction program that includes learning about K12 resources, our culture and how to work on our platforms. This program provides an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment.  You will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.
Minimum Required Qualifications:   
  • Must Live in Ohio, OR  live in a bordering state (KY, WV, IN, MI, PA) within 50 miles of Ohio state border
  • Bachelor’s Degree(s) AND
  • Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience
  • Teachers with one or more years of teaching experience are required to provide past performance data.
    • Teaching Certificate(s)
    • Transcripts
    • Performance Evaluations
    • Prior Year State Assessment Data
    • Reference Letter(s)
Certificates and Licenses:
  • Appropriate Ohio state certification.
Other Required Qualifications:
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.
  • Experience working with the proposed age group
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)
  • Ability to clear required background check(s)


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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