Connections Education is a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual education solutions for students in grades K–12.
Since 2001, the company’s
Connections Academy has delivered individualized learning to students through virtual public schools. In the 2015-16 school year, Connections Academy supports 30 virtual public schools in 26 states – serving more than 60,000 students. Connections Education
delivers blended (online and on-site) learning in select states via
Nexus Academy schools, while students worldwide seeking a private online school can attend
International Connections Academy. The
Connections Learning by Pearson division meets the needs of schools, school districts, and other institutions looking to develop and enhance their online learning programs. Connections Learning by Pearson delivers a full range of targeted digital learning
solutions to the K–12 education community including online courses, a program for homebound students, a digital learning platform, and private and public online schools. Connections Education is based in Baltimore, Maryland and was named a 2015 “Top Workplace”
by the Baltimore Sun for third consecutive year. Regularly
recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Education is part of the global
education company, Pearson.
MTS Minnesota Connections Academy (MTSMCA) is a tuition-free, online charter school program operated in partnership with Minnesota Transitions
School. MTSMCA serves students in grades K-12 who reside throughout Minnesota. Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Working out of their home, the Spanish 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 Spanish 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 “conferencing”;
- 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.