The American Academy is a private online high school and educational services provider serving both high school age and adult learners. We are looking for an elite cadre of instructors to work with students online. Content is pre-developed. Primary responsibilities include communicating with students via email, chat, and phone; evaluating student work; managing online classroom, including monitoring attendance and keeping the online gradebook up-to-date. Instructors use their own equipment and work from home on their own schedule. Payment is per pupil. Read more about our academic program online at www.theamericanacademy.com.
All applicants must be certified in WASHINGTON for French and/or Latin.
Other qualifications include an ability to work independently, the ability to communicate effectively via distance technologies (primarily email and IM), and the ability to motivate a diverse population of learners, ranging from 12-112 years in age. Successful candidates will have working knowledge of office productivity products such as MSWord, MSExcel, MSPowerpoint or similar; candidates should also be comfortable with internet technologies, including IE, Firefox, Safari, and search functionality, such as Google.
Please note that we are a rolling-enrollment school; we hire teachers year round to meet our student demand and therefore we leave these positions open all the time. We will contact you to begin the interview process as soon as we identify a demand for this position.