(GBVA) Great Basin Virtual Academy Special Education Teachers K-8 2016/17

K12 Las Vegas, NV

K-8 Special Education Teachers


Passionate K-8 Special Education Educators are needed at the K12 partner school,

Great Basin Virtual Academy (GBVA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Great Basin Virtual Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered

instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

We have openings for K-8 Special Education Teachers for the 2016 -2017 School Year. Join our team and thrive in a career with a team that values your contributions everyday!


Leading students through successful course completion Building a virtual environment conducive to learning Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential

Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.

Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships

Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

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Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three

weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training 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 six (6) months teaching experience Bachelor’s degree Appropriate State certification Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements 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)


Experience working in a virtual environment. Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment

Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms


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