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Who are we?

Georgia Virtual Learning offers online learning options to public school, private school, and home school students. Virtual courses serve a wide array of student learning styles through interactive and engaging learning content that is designed for best practice and flexibility. Georgia Virtual School is a program of the Georgia Department of Education's Office of Curriculum and Instruction. The program is SACS CASI accredited and operates in partnership with schools and parents to offer middle school and high school level courses across the state.  Georgia Virtual School provides a teacher led, virtual classroom environment. GaVS has over 100 course offerings in the core content areas, world languages, CTAE, electives, and a vast AP course selection.

Questions About Employment?

Send us an email at employment@gavirtualschool.org

Requirements

Current, valid, and in-field Georgia teaching certification issued by the GaPSC. (GaPSC certification lookup)
Application submitted to in-field posting on Teachers-Teachers.com
Completion of GaLearns’ Effective Online Teaching course, to include matching credentialed badges.
College Board training for Advanced Placement courses.
Requisite time to complete induction process (see below) and to provide quality instruction to all students on a flexible schedule.

Out-of-State Certified Teachers

Do you hold a valid, teaching certificate from another state? Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (www.gapsc.com) for further information about attaining a Georgia teaching certificate. For more information about interstate reciprocity, visit https://www.gapsc.com/ MovetoGeorgia/Moveto Georgia.aspx

Qualifications

Instructor positions at Georgia Virtual School are competitive. Successful candidates generally have the following qualifications:

Technology. GaVirtual teachers have 21st century skills and are savvy with instructional technology. All GaVS instructors are lifelong learners and willing to adapt to a dynamic learning environment.
Experience. Our virtual instructors bring experience and leadership from their face-to-face schools. Successful online teachers possess the same tenacity and dedication to their students as peers in the traditional classroom.
Communication. Online teaching requires a range of communication tools with an emphasis on strong written communication skills and relationships with stakeholders and peers (department, mentors and administration).
Commitment. GaVirtual serves students and districts from every region in the state. We are committed to providing the best educational experience for all of our students.

Compensation

All GaVirtual instructors begin tenure as Adjunct Instructors and are paid through the Georgia Department of Education on a per-student basis each semester.

 

Salaried (Preferred Adjunct, Full Time) positions are available for successful Adjunct teachers depending on enrollments and strategic planning.

 

<½ Carnegie unit course - $130/student
½ Carnegie unit AP course - $155/student
1 Carnegie unit course (block) - $260/student
1 Carnegie unit AP course (block) - $310/student

 

Teaching and other assignments are determined by student enrollment/needs at the discretion of GaVirtual administration. Teaching assignments may be offered during Fall, Spring or Summer semesters.

Current Job Openings

Hiring Process

Educators interested in teaching with GaVirtual must complete the following steps for hiring and induction to become a vetted GaVirtual Instructor.

  

Step 1: Apply

Apply for Open Positions. Register and complete your resume online at www.teachers-teachers.com/employer/Georgia-Virtual-Learning-11377  If you do not see an open position, you can complete Step 2 and return to Step 1 when an open position is available.

 

Step 2: EOTC

Complete the GaLearnsEffective Online Teaching Course (EOTC) and apply for the credential. The EOTC credential is a prerequisite for interview consideration.

Step 3: Interview

Qualified candidates will be notified about a virtual interview.  GaVirtual administration and content peers will present information about the induction and training process.  They will also discuss teaching qualifications and experience with candidates and offer time for questions.

 

Step 4: DOE Hiring

After an offer is extended, attend orientation at the Georgia Department of Education located in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Step 5: NIPC Training

Successfully complete the New Instructor Preparation Course (NIPC). This course is free for GaVirtual hires.This 4-week virtual, expert-led training includes instruction on the pedagogy and best practices of virtual learning, onboarding to the culture and policies within GaVirtual, and hands-on training with our Brightspace LMS.Teachers are provided with mentoring from exemplary GaVirtual online instructors.

 

Step 6: TOP Training

Complete TOP (Teaching Online Practicum) as part of your first paid semester at GaVirtual. TOP is a one-semester, immersive, online teaching practicum that instructors complete with the mentor support. TOP instructors, mentors, and GaVS experts meet weekly for just-in-time supportive synchronous sessions. Graduates of TOP are considered vetted online instructors.

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