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Online Middle & High School Physical Sciences Teacher

Summary Information:
Employer: Sterling Academy
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Chemistry
Physical Sciences
School / Org: Sterling Academy
Location Davie, Florida
FTE: 0.1
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $16/hour
Reference #: WPS1014
Posting Date: 19 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

An AdvancED/SACS accredited national online middle & high school based in the Fort Lauderdale area is seeking a teacher for physical sciences. Courses to be taught include Chemistry and Physics.

Qualifications for applicants:
--Must be certified to teach physical sciences courses for grades 9-12 (eligibility certificates not acceptable); certification for 6-12 is preferred
--Experience teaching the above mentioned subjects strongly preferred
--Previous online teaching experience is a plus
--Some availability during daytime hours required
--Solid technical ability required

Although this is a part-time job with limited hours, the teacher is expected to be available to help students at occasional intervals throughout the day and some in the evening. Therefore, this job is not a good fit for someone who has a full-time day job or other commitments which limit availability.

Here's how it works: Students work completely on their own schedule; students may start any time of the year and work at their own pace. Therefore, as the teacher, you will be required to keep tabs on the performance of all your students: Are they logging in regularly? Are they keeping pace with their needed progress? You will need to monitor how they are doing on assignments to be aware of any indications that they are not grasping the material, and contacting anyone who is struggling. You will also need to grade written assignments such as lab reports (quizzes & tests are graded by the system automatically). You need to be available to students who contact you for assistance on understanding material.

You will be required to have a live contact (i.e. webcam) with every student at least once a month, and track your meeting times with every student. You will be expected to become familiar enough with the curriculum that you can make informed judgments about any adjustments needed.

This position begins immediately. The position is 12 months per year, with a 1 week (unpaid) break between Christmas and New Year's. If you need other time off, you can arrange for another teacher to cover for you during your absence. You will work from your home. The number of hours per month depends on how many students you have and how much help they need. An estimation of the required hours is 5 to 20 per month (not per week -- per month). You should expect to log in no less than every 12 hours (Monday - Friday) and assist any students needing help at that time.

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