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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Virtual School Facilitator

MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION:                                 VIRTUAL SCHOOL FACILITATOR

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Principal

FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Exempt

EMPLOYMENT TERM:             Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18-5-45; extended employment terms may be established by the Mineral County Board of Education.

SALARY:                                  Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-2, in accordance with Mineral County Teacher Salary Schedule, commensurate with experience and education level.

EVALUATION:                          Performance in this position will be evaluated by the building principal/immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy.  

JOB SUMMARY:                       Facilitators are on-site personnel whose job is to assist the online teacher in the day-to-day operation of the course.  The role of facilitator is critical to the success of students in the virtual course.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

       Assists students in obtaining necessary supplies for Mineral County Cyber Academy (MCCA) participation;

       Troubleshoots technical problems and seeks technical assistance as needed;

       Works collaboratively with the online teacher to create an orderly classroom environment that promotes learning and maintains classroom discipline according to the school’s policies;

       Encourages students to stay on pace and seek assistance as needed;

       Proctors examinations and other student assessments;

       Monitors the progress of students;

       Communicates with the online teacher as needed regarding student progress;

       Communicates with the school guidance counselor(s) regarding student progress;

       Communicates with parents of Mineral County Cyber Academy students to keep them informed of student progress;

       Reports student withdrawals to the Mineral County Cyber Academy registrar as soon as possible;

       Records student grades for Mineral County Cyber Academy courses in the WVEIS data system;

       Provides an orientation for all first-time Mineral County Cyber Academy students so that they understand the expectations of the program and the school along with student and parent information and support sessions;

       Follows IEP/504 Guiding Principles in terms of updating student IEP/504 indication in the registration system, communicating student modifications to instructors, and meeting the modifications the instructor cannot because of the constraints of the online environment;

       Coordinates with Central Office with regard to local school and student needs;

       Participates and leads ongoing, regular staff, team, and individual professional development;

       Tracks and assesses student academic progress and attendance in the School;

       Supports students with special needs, including participation on IEP teams as needed;

       Operates a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, overhead projectors, and data projectors;

       Compares, interprets, analyzes, and generates data and applies basic principles of statistics;

       Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serves on staff committees as required;

       Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 3210; and

       Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

       Valid teaching certificate licensing the individual to teach in the specialization and grade levels, pursuant to WV Code §18A-3-2;

       Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate; and

       Meets the qualifications outlined in WV Code §18A-3-2a

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace.  Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.

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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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