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Wayne State University

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Dec 21 / Kurt Troutman

My Virtual Academy-Subject Lead Teacher (All Subjects)

MVA Subject Lead Teacher-Please send resumes to resumes@atsedu.net

Location: 18901 15 Mile Road, Clinton Township, MI 48037 Reports To: MVA Director of Education
Position Summary: The MVA Subject Lead Teacher develops and implements the online curriculum in the assigned subject. The Lead Teacher leads a team of teachers to ensure the curriculum is delivered to students in the most effective and meaningful way possible. There is a MVA Subject Lead Teacher in Math, Science, Social studies, English, Non-Core Classes (World Languages, Physical Education/Health, Visual and Performing Arts), Middle School, and MVA District Advocates.
Essential Duties:
 Running and planning monthly curriculum meetings
 Making curriculum changes as necessary
 Answer curriculum questions from teachers of subject
 Report to supervisor on a bi-weekly basis
 Research new technology to be incorporated into curriculum
 Be available for student questions if teacher or help desk is not available
 Train teachers on keeping up with state standards – finding/creating assignments to ensure all standards are met
 Ensure that curriculum prepares MVA students for state tests
 Use/Implement best practices to prepare students for state tests – college/career
 Mentor new teachers
Required Education and Requirements:
 Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Certification with Active Endorsement in Subject Field
o Secondary Certification required for all but Middle School position
o Middle School Leader requires at least one endorsement in field
 Master’s Degree preferred
 Experience in curriculum development preferred
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Experience leading and collaborating with teams
Competencies:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
 Confidentiality – the individual maintains confidentiality of information contained in all files, emails, and databases.
 Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully
 Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
 Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
 Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
 Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
 Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
 Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.