At Connections Academy, helping students maximize their potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program is at the core of our mission. Connections Academy was founded in 2001 to deliver high-quality, highly accountable online education to students in grades K-12. Hallmarks of Connections Academy-supported online schools include personalized learning, an award-winning curriculum and Education Management System (EMS), dedicated state-certified teachers, and a supportive school community. Parents of enrolled students consistently share their satisfaction with Connections Academy: 92% “would recommend the schools to other families” and 95% say the curriculum is “high quality.” In 2017, Connections Academy-supported public schools serve students in 27 states, while the private online school, International Connections Academy meets the online school needs of students worldwide. Recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Academy is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Academy is part of the global learning company, Pearson, and its Online & Blended Learning group. For more information, visit www.ConnectionsAcademy.com.

Aug 01, 2019
We are looking for caring, dedicated educators who are excited to work at a school where they can focus on helping individual students thrive. Want to be a part of the personalized online school community that fosters real achievement for each and every student? Read on and apply below! Working from our office in East Lansing, Michigan, the Special Education Teacher will virtually manage instructional programs for students with special needs. 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 Special Education Teacher will participate in all steps of the IEP process. They will work closely with other teachers and district professionals to ensure that the school’s special education program is successful and operating in compliance with federal and state regulations. The Special Education Teacher will utilize technology to deliver virtual instruction. Requirements Degree in Special Education or related Education Field Valid Michigan Special Education certification Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education 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 Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require occasional overnight travel) Ability to work remotely, if necessary Compensation Package Competitive compensation based on education and experience Annual merit increase Comprehensive, competitive, and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year 401(k) plan with employer match potential Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits Career advancement opportunities APPLY ONLINE TODAY - applications are being reviewed!
Connections Academy East Lansing, MI, USA Full time
Aug 01, 2019
We are looking for caring, dedicated educators who are excited to work at a school where they can focus on helping individual students thrive. Want to be a part of the personalized online school community that fosters real achievement for each and every student? Read on and apply below! Working from our office in East Lansing, Michigan, the School Counselor will virtually assist students and parents/learning coaches with course selection, scheduling and will be the initial point of contact for student concerns that span multiple subject areas as well as non-academic issues. The School Counselor will become an expert on course and credit requirements and will work with the Manager of Counseling Services to establish counseling processes for middle and high school students. Requirements Michigan certification in School Counseling Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite) Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Highly organized and punctual Customer focused approach High degree of flexibility Demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environment Team player with demonstrated leadership skills Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require occasional overnight travel) Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families Ability to work remotely, if necessary Compensation Package Competitive compensation based on education and experience Annual merit increase Comprehensive, competitive, and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year 401(k) plan with employer match potential Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits Career advancement opportunities APPLY ONLINE TODAY - applications are being reviewed!
Connections Academy East Lansing, MI, USA Full time
Aug 01, 2019
We are looking for caring, dedicated educators who are excited to work at a school where they can focus on helping individual students thrive. Want to be a part of the personalized online school community that fosters real achievement for each and every student? Read on and apply below! Working from the office in East Lansing, Michigan, the Social Worker will promote the academic mission by providing services that strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning. The Social Worker significantly contributes to the development of a healthy, safe, and caring environment by advancing the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student successes and by implementing effective intervention strategies. Dropout prevention will be the Social Worker’s primary objective. Requirements Master’s Degree in Social Work and appropriate Michigan licensing Experience and demonstrated interest in working with at-risk youth Experience with special education preferred Candidates should have knowledge and familiarity with specific Michigan resources and agencies that will assist in the healthy social, mental, and academic development of students and families Ability to travel across Michigan to support families and work with agencies 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 Ability to work remotely, if necessary Compensation Package Competitive compensation based on education and experience Annual merit increase Comprehensive, competitive, and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year 401(k) plan with employer match potential Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits Career advancement opportunities APPLY ONLINE TODAY - applications are being reviewed!
Connections Academy East Lansing, MI, USA Full time