This instructional support staff member is responsible for supporting students in ELA achievement, facilitating subject-specific online coursework. Duties?as assigned by the Center Program Director include providing online instruction and coursework to students to cultivate ELA achievement by providing support in completing coursework in ELA. The ELA Teacher will monitor student progress in ELA courses and will provide weekly reports on instruction provided to students, including what skills were worked on and any other data collected with regards to ELA courses. The ELA Teacher will also assist students in scheduling online tutoring with instructors for ELA work. This is a full-time, year round position. Some travel may be required, including overnight.
*Location(s): Atlanta Center, Savannah Center, Augusta Center, YCA Ft. Stewart, YCA Ft. Gordon, YCA Milliedgville*
Work as directed to support the goals of Georgia Online Academy, Inc., management and team
Instructional Support and Student Achievement
Initiate and strengthen relationships with students?
Be able to navigate the GACHS ELA curriculum within the online platform
Supplement and reinforce the ELA curriculum with online and offline materials and activities?
Use information generated from the student’s performance to make data-driven decisions for delivering tutoring.
Participates in orientation, training, social and educational activities, field trips, and clubs for students and families
Commit to the use of cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality instruction to students
Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter, and events?
Participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions
Communicate with colleagues and supervisors on a regular basis
Maintain confidentiality as required by the school and by law
Additional duties as assigned
Internal: Instructors, SPED Staff, Center Leader, Testing Coordinator?
External: Parents/Guardians, Students
Key Behavioral Competencies
Personal Accountability - When committing to do something, does it decisively, responsibly and with urgency.? Can be relied on consistently, including:?
Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency through prioritizing and following through on commitments
Drives hard to meet and frequently exceed goals and objectives within tight timeframes.
Makes timely decisions
Able to use best judgement practices and/or makes commitments with a consideration for risks, conflict, uncertainty, available courses of action as well as the needs and values of others.?
Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways of working.?
Seeks new skills, behaviors and knowledge to increase personal performance capabilities.
Establishes rapport with people easily
Develops and maintains a network of contacts who can provide information, help and access to others.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Georgia 9-12 ELA certification required
Experience tutoring or participating in an e-learning/online learning course preferred
Strong written and oral skills demonstrated by a writing sample
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
Proficiency with multimedia communication tools, such as discussion boards, web logs, email, instant messaging and online meeting tools
Ability and availability to travel within the state as needed, including overnight
High degree of flexibility
Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment?
Bachelor’s Degree required?????
Experience: Successful work experience in working with?high school?students???
Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for reducing behaviors that put students at risk of not graduating from high school??
Ability to analyze, develop, implement, and track intervention plans and strategies??
Knowledge of and the ability to analyze data, including that available from the Georgia Department of Education, the?Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, and from other sources??
Must have an understanding of the multiplicity of social services available in the community to support students at risk of not graduating??
Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues??
Ability to work with collaborative teams??
Excellent interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with students, parents, administrators and staff??
Excellent organizational skills??
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal?
Normal office environment?
Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment??
Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment??