About Apex Learning:
Apex Learning is a digital curriculum company powered by smart people passionate about learning and motivated by results. An industry leader with deep expertise in digital instruction, Apex Learning works closely with school districts across the country to implement proven solutions that increase on-time graduation rates and create opportunities for student success in school and beyond. The company is driven by the understanding that supporting the needs of all students – from struggling to accelerated – strengthens schools and creates stronger communities, brighter futures and a more equitable world.
Diversity and inclusion are at the core of who we are and what we create. At Apex Learning, our mission is to make a difference in education. We start by striving to foster, promote, and celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We are committed to creating a supportive and respectful environment that enables our organization to reach new heights. As a leader in digital education, our aim to improve the learning of every student and overcome obstacles in education is intrinsically linked to upholding these values.
Apex Learning Virtual School (ALVS) is seeking part-time online Instructors in all Science [Biology, Chemistry, and Physics], Math [Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry], and Social Studies [Economics, Psychology, and Sociology]. Teachers certified to teach in the State of Texas is required. Bi-lingual teachers (English and Spanish) strongly preferred.
ALVS teachers provide timely and responsive communication with students, mentors, and coaches to enhance understanding of expectations, and provide targeted instruction feedback. The teacher will use a variety of tools to communicate with students, including e-mail, periodic telephone calls, moderation of online class discussions, posting announcements via the learning environment and periodic synchronous online sessions.
Welcome students to course, communicate requirements, encourage participation, monitor student pacing and progress through course
Facilitate a friendly, supportive online learning environment for ALVS (Apex Learning Virtual School) students.
Provide relevant, helpful and friendly feedback on assignments within three business days of when the assignment was submitted
Maintains an open line of communication with parents/guardians/school district mentors and personnel and seeks mentor and parental involvement when necessary.
Maintains confidentiality of student information and maintains timely records of student performance.
Respond to all student inquiries within one business day.
Participate in departmental team meeting when appropriate.
Mentor and promote student academic progress and show an active interest in student achievement.
Job Qualifications and Requirements:
Current certification to teach in Texas is required.
Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, both orally and in writing, with students and parents is strongly preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.
At least 4 years teaching in a classroom preferred.
Knowledge and practical application of subject specific pedagogy.
Ability to adhere to teaching obligations, including meeting deadlines, course schedules, and maintenance of teacher certification.
Experience teaching in online or blended environments a plus.
Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
Ability to pass a Social Security Administration E-Verify check for U.S. work authorization.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position, often sitting for prolonged periods
Also includes repetitive motions of fingers, hands, and/or wrists due to frequent computer use
Able to communicate clearly with others to exchange information
Frequently required to assess the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned
Must be capable of working extended hour days when job/business needs demand
This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the job and is not intended to be a comprehensive or exhaustive list of all possible duties and responsibilities. The particular job duties of this position may change based upon the needs of Apex Learning. Additional duties may be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor. Apex Learning reserves the right to amend and change the responsibilities to meet its operational needs.
Apex Learning is an equal opportunity employer. Our intent is to recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran and/or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, or any other protected status.
Job Type: Part-time
- Health insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Signing bonus
- Bachelor's (Preferred)
- Teaching: 4 years (Preferred)
- Fully Remote