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Social Studies Teacher, Grades 7-12 - Oregon Statewide

Insperity - North Bend, OR

Social Studies Teacher, Grades 7-12 – Oregon Virtual Academy

Statewide Position

Oregon Virtual Academy

is seeking talented Social Studies Teachers, Grades 7-12.

Our teachers should have a passion to provide students with a world-class educational program that meets student’s needs. Teaching in a virtual charter school requires a strong educational background, excellent instructional skills and a firm commitment to student success. ORVA’s teachers may reside anywhere in the state with reliable internet and are provided all needed equipment, and training.


The ideal candidate has knowledge and training in teaching; can demonstrate strong instructional skills; is comfortable working in a technology-rich environment; stays current on recent research and pedagogy in the field; exhibits superior organizational and communication skills; is well versed in data and reporting tools; is compassionate and student-centered; and can participate effectively on a collaborative open-leadership team.

As part of their regular teaching responsibilities, teachers are expected to fulfill duties in the following areas:

Directing the academic opportunities of every student in your class

Managing and pacing multiple courses

Engaging students in online coursework

Traveling throughout the state to proctor testing and to attend professional development

Monitoring and analyzing students efforts

Responding to student emails and phone messages within 24 hours (1 school day)

Grading assignments, exams, and projects within 3 school days from the time that they are submitted

Preparing for and hosting weekly Blackboard Collaborate (web-conferencing) presentations for students in each class

Evaluating student performance on assignments and providing instructional feedback regarding student performance

Supplementing, enriching, and remediation where necessary

Participating in staff meetings, IEP/504 meetings, and parent-teacher conferences via conference call

Communicating clearly and frequently with students and parents (via email, phone, course announcements, and BbC sessions)

Working as a team with the rest of the high school staff


Bachelor’s degree

Valid Current Teaching Certification in OR

Social Studies Endorsement

Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements

Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

Experience in a customer service environment

Strong written/verbal communication skills

Flexible schedule

The ideal teacher candidates will also have:

Excellent teaching skills

Experience working with the proposed age group

Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology

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

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Creativity and imagination

Patience and ability to work with students

Willing to assist and support students

Organizational skills and time management

Responsible and attentive

Documents Needed to Apply:

Current Oregon state teaching license

Letter of Introduction


List of current reference (3 )

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 moderate. Occasional overtime and travel may be required (may include weekends).

To Apply for This Position:

Please follow this link into the school's web portal on TalentEd/SchoolSpring to construct your Profile, respond to the questions, upload the required documents, and apply directly to this position - ​


The Oregon Virtual Academy offers appropriate placement on the 2017-18 salary scale, insurance benefits, and membership in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). ORVA currently pays the 6% employee contribution within PERS.

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Social Studies Teacher, Grades 7-12 - Oregon Statewide Insperity - North Bend, OR, United States


Location: North Bend, OR

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