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.

Oct 30, 2018
Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition–free, online public school available for students in grades 6–12 throughout Michigan. For students in grades 9-12, GLCA offers a variety of academic pacing options including a traditional school year option, a year-long school year option and an accelerated option. GLCA is authorized by The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school utilizes the Connections Education program, accredited by AdvancED. Position Summary and Responsibilities Working from our office in East Lansing, Michigan, certified Teachers will “virtually” manage instructional programs. 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. Requirements Highly qualified and certified to teach Secondary English in Michigan (appropriate to grade level and content area responsibilities) Ability to work 12 months out of the year Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs) 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 Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families
Connections Academy Great Lakes Cyber Academy, Eyde Parkway, East Lansing, MI, USA Full time
Oct 30, 2018
Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition–free, online public school available for students in grades 6–12 throughout Michigan. For students in grades 9-12, GLCA offers a variety of academic pacing options including a traditional school year option, a year-long school year option and an accelerated option. GLCA is authorized by The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school utilizes the Connections Education program, accredited by AdvancED. Position Summary and Responsibilities: 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 service certification in School Counseling Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products) Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Customer focused approach Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills High degree of flexibility Team player with demonstrated leadership skills Demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environment Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events  (may require occasional overnight travel)
Connections Academy Great Lakes Cyber Academy, Eyde Parkway, East Lansing, MI, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition-free, online public school available for students in grades 6–12 throughout Michigan. For students in grades 9-12, GLCA offers a variety of academic pacing options including a traditional school year option, a year-long extended option and an accelerated option. GLCA is authorized by The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of AdvancED. Position Summary and Responsibilities 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 (or willing to obtain temporary certification) Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products) 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)
Connections Academy Great Lakes Cyber Academy, Eyde Parkway, East Lansing, MI, USA Full time