Mar 12, 2018

Michigan Special Educaiton Teachers- Grades K-12

  • K12 Inc.
  • Michigan, USA
Full time Teacher - Special Education

Job Description

Special Education Teacher (Grades K-12) INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference.

Passionate Special Education K-12 educators are needed at the K12 partner schools, Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan, Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy, Insight School of Michigan and Michigan Virtual Charter Academy. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

These are rapidly-growing organizations that offers our teachers and staff members the excitement of exploring an emerging concept in education. Daily, our talented teachers and staff experience the impact they make on the lives of children. Join us, and be inspired by the potential of our students.

Start date: Spring 2018 and Fall 2018


  • Leading students through successful course completion
  • Building a virtual environment conducive to learning
  • Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential
  • Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.
  • Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships
  • Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.


  • Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Appropriate state certification- Michigan Special Education Teacher Certification
  • Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)


  • Experience working with the proposed age group
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • Experience working in a virtual environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools
  • Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment
  • Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms

Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Experience Level

1+ to 2 Years

Citizenship Required


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