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ESE Instructor

Florida Virtual School Orlando ,FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $48,331 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Job Description Summary:

Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.

 

 

The Position:

POSITION GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Instructor manages instructional programs for students with disabilities as part of the IDEA grant. The ESE Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and psychological growth.  The ESE Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws. The ESE Instructor works closely with other teachers and school/district professionals to oversee all steps in the IEP process to ensure that the school’s special education program is successful and operating in compliance with federal and state regulations.

 

Salary:

Instructor – 12 Month ($48,331/annual)

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan, prepare and provide direct services and instruction for students with disabilities in a virtual setting that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Identify, select, create and adapt instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
  • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement
  • Consult with teachers and other internal/external professionals in coordination and implementation of specially designed instruction and related services within established timelines
  • Develop Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) for a caseload of students and schedule, organize and conduct all IEP team meetings, annual reviews, 3-year evaluations, amendments, eligibilities, etc. 
  • Manage a caseload of students in order to ensure organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the school’s Learning Management System to ensure compliance of ESE paperwork
  • Collaborate with teachers to provide suggested strategies and accommodations to best meet individual needs of students and assist students in meeting goals as defined in the IEP 
  • Communicate regularly with necessary stakeholders to report on IEP goal progress to ensure that IEP goals are being met and addressed in a timely manner 
  • Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures for the classroom 
  • Participate in the school’s Student Support Team by helping develop and implement program accommodations and strategies for students and assist in determining eligibility as needed
  • Collaborate with service providers for students needing related services as mandated by their IEPs and monitor student participation and progress
  • Assist with coordinating accommodations and administering state testing as required based on students’ IEPs
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in activities which include, but are not limited to, team teaching, meetings, staff development, communities of practice, and various committees
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community members
  • Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues measured by FLVS district/school survey results
  • Meet specific course and school-wide student performance goals
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established  

 

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, or in a related field of Education
  • Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Exceptional Student Education K-12 

 

Experience:

  • Three years’ successful teaching experience  in Special Education
  • One year online teaching, preferred
  • Experience  Special Education policies and procedures at the state and federal level (IDEA) 

 

Knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching ESE students
  • Knowledge of math and/or reading strategies and intervention tools
  • Work independently with little direct supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate on group projects and work as part of a team
  • Must be responsible, accountable and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve school goals
  • Display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time-management skills; ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended FLVS computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices
Company Description
Why join Florida Virtual School?

Whether you are part of our instructional staff, working with students on a personal, one-on-one basis to push students toward success, or one of our support staff members who work tirelessly to ensure the FLVS journey is the cutting-edge experience you'd expect from the industry leader, all of us at FLVS work with a common commitment in mind - the student is at the center of every decision we make. FLVS employees are passionate about delivering a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

We are always looking to add to our team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals working across the state of Florida to transform education worldwide

Florida Virtual School is committed to equal employment opportunities throughout all levels and departments within the organization. We strive to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool, and welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We strive to treat employees, customers, and partners with respect and value the wide variety of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds brought to us. We realize that our employees are the ones who help us positively impact students lives and the world of education. As stated in Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as of July 1, 2014, Florida law requires that the state (including universities and political subdivisions) give preference in appointment and retention in positions of employment to veterans residing in Florida.

Florida Virtual School

Why Work Here?

Awesome benefits! Paid time off including sick & vacation. Great Culture where the student comes first & our employees are valued!

Why join Florida Virtual School? Whether you are part of our instructional staff, working with students on a personal, one-on-one basis to push students toward success, or one of our support staff members who work tirelessly to ensure the FLVS journey is the cutting-edge experience you'd expect from the industry leader, all of us at FLVS work with a common commitment in mind - the student is at the center of every decision we make. FLVS employees are passionate about delivering a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success. We are always looking to add to our team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals working across the state of Florida to transform education worldwide Florida Virtual School is committed to equal employment opportunities throughout all levels and departments within the organization. We strive to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool, and welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We strive to treat employees, customers, and partners with respect and value the wide variety of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds brought to us. We realize that our employees are the ones who help us positively impact students lives and the world of education. As stated in Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as of July 1, 2014, Florida law requires that the state (including universities and political subdivisions) give preference in appointment and retention in positions of employment to veterans residing in Florida.

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