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Job Posting: Special Education Teacher, 2016-2017 School Year



Job ID: 20170405-531

Job Details / Description
Job Title: Special Education Teacher, 2016-2017 School Year
Education Requirements: Bachelors
Job Skills: Teaching/Special Education
Job Description: Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition–free, online public high school available for students in grades 9–12 throughout Michigan. GLCA is authorized by Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school utilizes the Connections Education program. Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED. Position Summary and Responsibilities: Working from our office in Okemos, Michigan, the Special Education Teacher will “virtually” manage instructional programs for students with special needs. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program. The Special Education Teacher will participate in all steps of the IEP process. They will work closely with other teachers and district professionals to ensure that the school’s special education program is successful and operating in compliance with federal and state regulations. The Special Education Teacher will utilize technology to deliver virtual instruction. The Special Education Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks: Manage and provide instructional guidance, virtual teaching and general strategies for a caseload of students; Develop, write and help implement IEPs and 504 plans; Evaluate tests and assessments, complete report cards and conduct parent conferences; Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with special needs to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion; Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with specific needs and potential learning issues; Provide direct services to students including services delivered through web-conferencing software, as needed; Schedule, organize and conduct IEP related meetings in a virtual environment, as needed; Participate in the school’s Student Support Team; help teachers and learning coaches develop and implement program modifications and strategies for all students; Assist, as needed, with the organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process; Assist with locating service providers for students needing related services as mandated by their IEPs; Assist with negotiating and executing contracts with service providers for students requiring such services; Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the school’s Learning Management System and special education software; Assist with administering state testing and coordinate the special adaptations
Pay Rate:
Pay Type: Semi-monthly
Expires: May 05, 2017
City Okemos 
State Michigan 
Zip 48864
Job Category: Special Education
Contact Details
Name: Cheja Tucker
Company /ORG: Great Lakes Cyber Academy
Address: -
  Okemos , Michigan
Phone: 443-873-1766
Email: -
Website: -

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