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Introduction to Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor - Virtual Arkansas:2020-2021 School Year

Position Type: High School Teaching: Adjunct Teacher / Introduction to Criminal Justice

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

Location: Arkansas

Date Available: Immediately

Closing Date: Until filled

SUMMARY:The typical Virtual Arkansas adjunct holds a full-time position at a school or program within the state.However, adjuncts are not required to hold a full-time position.This course will be delivered to multiple schools across Arkansas utilizing an online method of delivery.The adjunct teacher of this course will monitor student learning, provide feedback, and utilize online learning and engagement strategies to support student attainment of content knowledge and to prepare students for possible certification exams.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with all stakeholders (e.g. students, parents, colleagues, etc.) for the purpose of establishing and maintaining positive relationships while focusing on high expectations and continuous improvement for student learning
  • Integrate IEP, 504, and/or ELL/LEP goals or modifications into lessons as applicable
  • Plan and Prepare Digital Lessons
  • Provide Instruction and Monitor Student Progress
  • Maintain the Virtual Classroom Environment
  • Maintain Professional Responsibilities
  • Creating and Enhancing Online Content
  • Completing other duties Consistent with Learning as Assigned
  • Spend approximately 1.5 hours per day during the work week outside of any other contractual obligations to perform necessary duties
  • Provide limited Zoom sessions per week to provide face-to-face interaction with the students to answer questions and provide support
  • Integrate instructor-made videos each week to support student learning
  • Participate in Virtual Arkansas’ How to Teach Online Course prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year.Candidates will receive 6 hours of professional development for this asynchronous online class
  • For adjunct instructors lacking Virtual Arkansas online teaching experience, participate in a one-day summer training.Date TBD.
  • Participate in evening professional development sessions as needed during the school year or as requested for point-in-time training and/or support from the Virtual Arkansas Adjunct Support Specialist or designee
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Arkansas teacher licensure in the applicable area (Licensure code 603)
  • Proficient computer skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch;
  • Use hands to handle or feel, type, and pick up objects, and reach with hands and arms

This position will be hired through the Dawson Education Cooperative and will remain open until filled. Applicants may reside in any location within the state of Arkansas that has robust internet connectivity. Pay will be based on the Virtual Arkansas’ adjunct per-student formula.

To apply, please send a resume to James.malcom@virtualarkansas.org or a paper copy can be mailed to the following address:

Attention of James Malcom

Dawson Education Cooperative

711 Clinton Street

Arkadelphia, AR 71923

If you have any questions about this position, please contact James Malcom at james.malcom@virtualarkansas.org or via phone at 870-246-3077.




Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator

July 1, 2020

Closing Date:July 15, 2020

(Position will close from date of listing or until filled. Application review will begin on July 15, 2020).


Duties:

This position will provide direct support to district and educational cooperative early childhood special education programs; work collaboratively within the Arkansas Department of Education – Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and across other agencies and stakeholder groups to build state capacity to support serving all children with disabilities more effectively in an inclusive setting; participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and regulations relative to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other state and federal mandates for early childhood programs; develop sample templates and procedures for early childhood programs that elect to share responsibilities for the provision of a free appropriate public education; work with ADE and other agency staff to project the impact of programmatic and regulatory changes and make recommendations to the ADE regarding such changes; work in collaboration with other early childhood stakeholders to identify and implement evidence-based, high-leverage, inclusive early childhood practices statewide; coordinate and communicate with federal, state, regional and local partners to maximize effective use of resources and to inform planning and reporting on performance indicators, resulting in DESE receipt of funds for special education; collect and analyze data to inform professional development and technical assistance needs of state and local programs and participate in the planning and coordination of professional development and technical assistance to meet those needs; participate in monitoring activities to ensure program compliance and the elimination of barriers that could negatively impact results for children with disabilities; and prepare written reports and guidance documents to support state and local programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current Arkansas educator’s license; master’s degreein special education or a related field with an emphasis in early childhood specialeducation; minimum of five years’ experience in a coordinator or supervisor position related to early childhood education.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS:

This is a 250-day position housed in Little Rock

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and current resume to:

Matt Sewell, Director of Special Education

Arkansas Department of Education – Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

Special Education Unit

1401 W. Capitol Ave

Little Rock, AR 72201




SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

The Dawson Education Cooperative Early Childhood Special Education Program is accepting resumes for the position of Speech Language Pathologist.  This is a 190 day salary position running concurrent with the public school year calendar.  The application process is open until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Shannon Leathers,

Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator, shannon.leathers@dawsonesc.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer      


HIPPY Home-Based Educator Position – Arkadelphia Area

Dawson Education Cooperative is now accepting resumes for a HIPPY Home-Based Educator for the Clark County area. The Home-Based Educator must be comfortable visiting in family homes of the community of all social-economic backgrounds.

  • The required qualifications are:
  • Must have dependable transportation.
  • Must be organized, have time management skills and be willing to work independently.
  • Have good oral communication, reading and writing skills.
  • Computer skills are needed to perform basic data entry for mileage reimbursement, documentation of home visits, and more duties that may be assigned by the Coordinator.
  • Assist with program requirements and other duties as assigned by the Coordinator.

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent, CDA-Child Development, A.A. in Early Childhood is helpful.

Please send resumes or questions to Jordan.Phillips@dawsonesc.com



HIPPY Home-Based Educator Position – Hot Springs Area - 2 openings

Dawson Education Cooperative is now accepting resumes for a HIPPY Home-Based Educator for the Clark County area. The Home-Based Educator must be comfortable visiting in family homes of the community of all social-economic backgrounds.

  • The required qualifications are:
  • Must have dependable transportation.
  • Must be organized, have time management skills and be willing to work independently.
  • Have good oral communication, reading and writing skills.
  • Computer skills are needed to perform basic data entry for mileage reimbursement, documentation of home visits, and more duties that may be assigned by the Coordinator.
  • Assist with program requirements and other duties as assigned by the Coordinator.

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent, CDA-Child Development, A.A. in Early Childhood is helpful.

Please send resumes or questions to Jordan.Phillips@dawsonesc.com