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: Effective Online Teaching
Complete the Effective Online Teaching: Professional Responsibilities.This course is based on the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (https://www.nsqol.org/the-standards/quality-online-teaching/).This course is a prerequisite for interview consideration. Access the EOT courses and other learning opportunities through Georgia Virtual Professional Learning. Seven new courses will be released during the summer of 2020 (https://gavirtualpd.catalog.instructure.com).
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 Canvas, our 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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