NorthStar Academy is a member school of the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS); please view all needed teacher positions for NorthStar Academy on the NICS website.
The profile of a successful online teacher, as shown below, will help you determine if an online teacher position is a good fit for you. A good NorthStar online teacher will be able to do the following:
Lovingly disciple and encourage students to be followers of Christ.
Strive to live a life in obedience to God.
Support NorthStar’s vision and mission statement.
Enjoy being a course author/developer.
Actively practice continuous improvement in assigned courses.
Use standards, expected student outcomes, and biblical worldview principles to design academic, engaging, individualized courses.
Provide thorough and timely feedback on student-submitted assignments.
Respond in a timely and effective manner to all student and parent e-mails.
Clearly communicate with Christ-like grace and love when dealing with difficult situations.
Create a teacher presence and a sense of community within the virtual classroom.
Work in geographic isolation from both students and colleagues.
Collaborate regularly with fellow teachers for the sharing of ideas, professional development, etc.
Learn and embrace new technology resources as tools of the trade.