||Spanish Adjunct Teacher, 2015 - 2016 School Year
TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA) is a tuition-free, Commonwealth of Massachusetts virtual public school for students in
grades K–12 statewide. Operated in partnership between The Education Cooperative and Connections Academy, the school will open for the 2014–15 school year with approval by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Elementary and
Secondary Education. Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED.
Position and Responsibilities:
Working from home,
the Adjunct Teacher will “virtually” manage subject-specific instructional programs.
Compensation will be based on the specific course workload and number of enrolled students.
He/she will be responsible for monitoring progress, evaluating work, running online instructional/tutorial sessions, providing academic guidance, and being the subject-matter expert for a caseload of middle/high school students.
The Teacher must be able to complete work related responsibilities through a combination of regular office hours during the school day in conjunctions with hours scheduled outside the normal school day. 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 Adjunct Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
Communicate with parents/learning coaches, students and other teachers via the phone, WebMail, asynchronous discussions and synchronous
Instruct students, monitor student work, provide feedback, and suggest instructional approaches and strategies;
Monitor completion of assignments in the given subject area;
Score assessments and projects in the given subject area;
Communicate with Advisory teachers and school counselors; report student issues and coordinate communication schedules;
Conduct online tutorial and instructional sessions for students (utilizing online conferencing software);
Develop a very detailed knowledge of the curriculum for which responsible (subject expert);
Provide struggling students (and parents) with alternate strategies and additional assistance;
Complete all required training sessions throughout the year; and
Other duties as assigned.