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Stride, Inc. Computer Science Teacher - JR100275_47099288305_9-7698 in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12936822 Job Description

K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for ANY ONE. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, the Shared Teacher Experience Program (STEP). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of the Shared Teacher Experience Program (STEP) is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The CRE Computer Science/IT Teacher is state certified teacher and/or alternatively certified CTE Teacher responsible for delivering specific course content in an on-line environment. The CRE Computer Science/IT Teacher must also be a provide instruction, support, and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students\' individual needs. CRE Computer Science/IT Teachers monitor student progress through K12\'s learning management system, and work actively with students and parents to advance each students learning and to develop and monitor a plan for post-secondary success via online tools like Career Builder, Career Cruising, etc.


This is a part-time position. Ability to work independently, typically 20 hours per week. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.

As part of our program, we work with a variety of schools to support their needs and their students by offering live class sessions based on the daily school schedule. This means that availability and flexibility are important within our teacher pool in order to support the schools that we serve and students needs as they arise.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reason accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  • Effectively apply working knowledge of the K12 curriculum and Online School as it relates to grade and subject level assignment.
  • Maintain and effectively apply knowledge of the State, Common Core and Industry Specific learning standards.
  • Support students/parents with placement, online school set up, curriculum and instructional issues.
  • Develop effective instructional tools and strategies to supplement and enhance provided curriculum.


  • Contact the student regularly via e-mail or phone.
  • Respond within appropriate time frame (usually one business day) to student/parent inquiries.
  • Participate in a weekly teacher conference call with the Academic Administrator
  • Attending regularly scheduled face-to-face and virtual staff meetings.

Records Management

  • Develop and maintain student academic progress.
  • Generate formal reports.
  • Alert administrators of any concerns about student progress and attendance
  • Process student change in placement, as appropriate
  • Complete semester and end of year progress reports


  • Organize orientation, training, social, and educational activities for students and families.
    • Create a monthly newsletter or updated Website.
    • Travel to assigned geographic areas to support students; participate in school activities such as open houses, expos, information session and orientations.
    • Lead student/parent orientations


  • Work with the administration to prepare students for state assessments
  • Serve as proctors for site-based proctored exams
  • Administer state assessments
  • Assess students per policy

Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate State Computer Science teaching certification

Residency Requirement: United States resident


  • Bachelor\'s degree AND
  • Three (3) years of successful teacher experience within the virtual setting OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to clear required background check(s)


Shared view of the virtual academy\'s mission

Strong content and subject-matter knowledge