(IAVA) Part Time General Ed Teacher - History

City of Iowa City, Iowa
Dec 07, 2018
Jan 06, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
Requisition Number 18-2014

Title (IAVA) Part Time 6-12 General Ed Teacher - History - 2018/19

City Statewide

State IA


Part Time History/Social Studies Teacher Grades 6-12 INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

A passionate History/Social Studies Educator Grades 6-12 is needed part time at the K12 partner school, Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA). We want you to be a part of our talented team! The mission of Iowa Virtual Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!


- Leading students through successful course completion

- Building a virtual environment conducive to learning

- Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential

- Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.

- Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships

- Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

Get to know IAVA!

- Iowa Virtual Academy

- Behind the Scenes

- A Day in the Life

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12's learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child's learning.



- Minimum six (6) months teaching experience

- Bachelor's degree

- Appropriate State certification

- Meets state's NCLB's Highly Qualified Teacher requirements

- Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

- Strong written/verbal communication skills

- Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.

- Experience working with the proposed age group

- An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)


- Experience working in a virtual environment.

- Experience working with the proposed age group.

- Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology

- Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools

- Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment

- Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms