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American Sign Language Instructor (Part-Time)

Title: American Sign Language Instructor (Part-Time)

SUMMARY

Virtual Virginia (VVA) seeks a Virginia-certified part-time instructor of American Sign Language. The position requires working with curriculum in the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), conducting regular live sessions with students, holding regular office hours, and maintaining open communication with parents, schools, students, and VVA administrators.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Teach ASL I.
  2. Work with VVA administration to revise curriculum as needed.
  3. Follow all policies outlined in the Virtual Virginia Teacher Handbook and by VVA administration.
  4. Maintain student records in compliance with VVA policies and procedures.
  5. Additional consideration will be given to applicants willing to work on course curriculum for an additional stipend.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university. Certification from the Commonwealth of Virginia in the relevant subject area. Experience working in an online educational environment is preferred. Experience with the Canvas Learning Management system preferred, but not required. The applicant will have to complete a three-week teacher training course upon acceptance of the position if they have not already done so.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluent in ASL and English. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints in a manner consistent with VVA policies and guidelines. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Required: 

  • Valid Virginia teacher’s license with an endorsement in ASL. 
  • Completion of Teaching With Virtual Virginia course or agreement to complete during the next training cycle.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up individual equipment 25 to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

SUPPORT CENTER

Charlotte County Public Schools

WORK LOCATION

Virtual

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but varies by work location.

EVALUATION 

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with Virtual Virginia policies and a timeline of evaluation of all program administration and support personnel.

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