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Virtual 6-12 English Teacher (2024 - 2025)

Michigan Online School
On-site
Lansing, Michigan, United States MI

About the Team

Michigan Online School (MOS) is a K-12 tuition-free online public school in the state of Michigan. At MOS, we empower students to be their best by enabling them to learn in ways that are right for them – using innovative technology at home, at their proper level, and at their own pace.

We are seeking teachers for our upcoming 2024-2025 school year who are excited to create a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development.  ACCEL Schools uses a cutting-edge 21st-century curriculum, which can be accessed online and through a variety of traditional methods. Please note – while this is an online school position and all instruction occurs virtually, travel and face to face attendance will be required several times per year to support in person state testing and student events.

About the Opportunity

  • Serve as a teacher of record and primary instructor for students
  • Teach content area following the school’s course of study or as assigned utilizing technology and varying teaching modalities
  • Plan and execute instructional lesson plans
  • Adapt and enrich the curriculum using multiple strategies and online tools in imaginative ways to actively engage students in their learning for enrichment or remediation purposes
  • Align material to standards and or create course material aligned to applicable standards
  • Motivate students to achieve their full attendance, academic, and behavioral goals, as well as other goals identified
  • Maintain a positive school environment through effective conflict resolution, collaboration, positive reinforcement, and educational leadership modeling
  • Maintain a safe classroom environment
  • Issue discipline in an orderly fashion conducive to good learning
  • Keep accurate records on each student such as grade books and progress reports, lesson plans, attendance records, and behavior/discipline records
  • Establish and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Maintain effective communication on an ongoing basis with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Prepare and administer all standardized tests as directed
  • Recognize opportunities for teachable moments with students
  • Gather, maintain, and submit all student information and forms in a professional and timely manner
  • Develops classroom experiences that teach students not only facts but how to apply what they learn to solve real world problems
  • Possess the knowledge to learn data and delivery systems necessary for the content, resources, and systems to create, manage, and assess engaging and relevant student learning experiences and support students in their learning experiences both inside and outside the school
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters
  • Uses computers and other technology provided to assist and support students in their learning
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities
  • Work in a professional and cooperative manner with others to achieve duties and responsibilities
  • Attend and/or participate in school activities as directed by the Administration such as: faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, commencement exercises, field trips, professional learning communities
  • Models' tolerance, global awareness, reflective practice, and the behavior we expect from our students
  • Actively assists in student recruitment and retention activities as directed by the Administrator
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About You

  • Michigan residence required
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Current Michigan teaching license in all relevant content areas and grade bands
  • Strong content knowledge in one or more content areas
  • Familiarity with the Response to Intervention (RTI) process
  • Strong ability to gather, analyze, and interpret student data to make sound educational decisions
  • Prior online teaching experience preferred
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Google Docs, MS Office Suite, e-mail, and internet applications. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion for teaching and genuine care for children
  • Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
  • Ability to work with a diverse and distributed student body and peer group
  • Ability to pass state and federal background checks

About Us

“We believe that every child should be able to be anything they want in life, regardless of their birthplace and circumstances.” – Ron Packard, CEO & Founder

ACCEL Schools is a network of 80+ high-performing, public charter schools serving PK-12 students. We proudly advocate for school choice and work to address educational inequities throughout the United States. Our schools are inclusive and widely differ to reflect the unique values of the many urban, suburban, and rural communities we serve. Our brick-and-mortar, virtual, and hybrid schools specialize in closing educational gaps and offer innovative models such as career-technical education, sports training, bilingual programming, and more. We have been recognized and praised by legislators, authorizers, and researchers for providing exceptional education options to students in historically under-resourced communities.

 We offer the following benefits:

 Life benefits – time & peace of mind

  • Paid time off
  • Retirement contributions
  • Optional Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, child)
  • Discounted childcare at Early Learning Academies locations

Health benefits – stay well & thrive

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability insurance

Career benefits – keep growing

  • Career advancement opportunities throughout Pansophic Learning and our strong network of 4,000+ instructors and education professionals

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.