Classroom Teacher - Michigan Connections Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher, 2019-2020 School Year
Job Location: Michigan Connections Academy (Okemos)
Beginning: Aug 20, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Learning Disabilities
District: Michigan Connections Academy
Okemos, MI 48864
Telephone: 443-873-1745
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Job Description:
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Michigan Connections Academy (MICA) is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K–12 throughout Michigan. MICA is authorized by Ferris State University Charter Schools Office and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school is operated by Michigan Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with CA of Michigan, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED.

Position Summary

Working from our office in Okemos, Michigan, the Special Education Teacher will “virtually” manage instructional programs for students with special needs. 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 Special Education Teacher will participate in all steps of the IEP process. They will work closely with other teachers and district professionals to ensure that the school’s special education program is successful and operating in compliance with federal and state regulations. The Special Education Teacher will utilize technology to deliver virtual instruction.

Requirements
  • Degree in Special Education or related Education Field
  • Valid Special Education credential in Michigan
  • Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
  • Team player track record
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require occasional overnight travel) 

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