Texas Connections Academy - Spanish Adjunct Teacher, 2019-2020

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Texas Connections Academy
District Category/Employer:
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
  • Middle School
Core Subjects
  • Spanish
Job Title: Spanish Adjunct Teacher, 2019-2020
School: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston
Campus Description: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH) is a Texas Online School that offers 100% virtual instruction to public school students across Texas in grades 3-12 who are not physically present on a campus during instruction. The TxVSN OLS program is authorized by Texas Education Code (TEC) Chapter 30A and administered through TEA. For the 2019-2020 school year, TCAH has a 8,000 student enrollment cap. Connections Education, LLC is in partnership with Houston ISD to provide this high quality and rigorous virtual instruction through TCAH.
Date Posted: 1/14/2020
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Part Time
Description/Notes: Working out of his/her home, the Adjunct Teacher will virtually manage subject-specific instructional programs. Compensation will be based on the specific course workload and number of enrolled students. He/she will be responsible for monitoring progress, evaluating work, running online instructional/tutorial sessions, providing academic guidance, and being the subject-matter expert for a caseload of middle/high school students. The Adjunct Teacher must be able to complete work related responsibilities through a combination of regular office hours during the school day in conjunctions with hours scheduled outside the normal school day. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools, they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.

The Adjunct Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

Communicate with parents/learning coaches, students and other teachers via the phone, WebMail, asynchronous discussions and synchronous “conferencing”;
Instruct students, monitor student work, provide feedback, and suggest instructional approaches and strategies;
Monitor completion of assignments in the given subject area;
Score assessments and projects in the given subject area;
Communicate with Advisory teachers and school counselors; report student issues and coordinate communication schedules;
Conduct online tutorial and instructional sessions for students (utilizing online conferencing software);
Develop a very detailed knowledge of the curriculum for which responsible (subject expert);
Provide struggling students (and parents) with alternate strategies and additional assistance;
Complete all required training sessions throughout the year; and
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Highly qualified and certified to teach SPANISH in Texas (appropriate to grade level and subject responsibilities); ACP candidates are not eligible
Must hold a current (within the last 3 years) TxVSN approved Online Instructor’s Training certificate or be prepared to obtain one immediately upon hire
Preferred residency in the Dallas, Midland, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Houston, East Texas, or San Antonio areas
Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite)
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Customer focused approach
High degree of flexibility
Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
Team player track record
Experience with online instruction is a plus
Must own a computer with high speed Internet access that meets Connections Academy’s minimum technology specifications.
Must maintain posted office hours for at least 3 hours per week on two separate weekdays between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm
Complete required orientation and training programs at the beginning of the school year.
May be required to attend training and/or meetings at the school office throughout the school year (frequency dependent on proximity to office)
Comply with all provisions of the Connections Academy Work At-Home Policy
Salary Range: Adjunct teachers are paid a per student per course per month rate. Rates are determined by course and dependent upon the overall level of effort (OLE) associated with the course, according to the Course Catalog. Base Compensation will be paid in addition to the per student per course per month rate based on years of service. Payments will be made semi-monthly over a 12 month period.
How To Apply: Please complete online application here (copy and paste):


Contact Person:

Name: Christina Boer
Email: careers@connectionseducation.com
Address: 10550 Richomond Ave, Suite 140
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77042
Phone: (443) 718-9872