Virtual Homeroom Teacher
Virtual Prep Academy @ Lucerne
When you join the team at VPA @ Lucerne you join a team of dedicated professionals working all over the state in a virtual environment to ensure the success of our families and students. We are dedicated to our mission statement of helping students to become independent learners who are responsible, competent, collaborative, compassionate, and critical thinkers, with a strong sense of self and community. Our schools provide students with an excellent education, grounded in high academic standards, which will help them achieve their full academic and social potential.
The Homeroom Teacher is the key coordinator and drives the activities of the student and family support team. VPA @ Lucerne is creating a high touch approach to educational support and expect this staff to have superior customer service skills and a commitment and desire to provide the best experience possible for their students and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Orienting students to the school and communicating school enrollment requirements. This includes communicating via email, phone, and online classroom.
Supporting assigned student caseload with all general school information, schedule set-up, and online high school navigation. The homeroom teacher is a student’s first point of contact when an issue arises. The relationship between the homeroom teacher, student and VPA @ Lucerne family is vital to the success of our students.
Monitoring student attendance and following up on attendance concerns.
Completing connection calls within 48 hours of receiving new students on their caseload and documenting as directed.
Ensuring students and families complete required school documents such as the Independent Study Master Agreements (ISMA), Back to School Packet (BTSP), Offline Work Logs, and other items as directed.
Overseeing, maintaining, and monitoring participation in the online learning course, including delivery of material and announcements to students to enhance academic achievement.
Examining academic progress and activity of students on their caseload on a daily and weekly basis.
Contacting on a daily/weekly basis by phone students who are showing signs of failure or struggling based on grade to date, missed log ins, activity in a course, and number of missing assignments to assist student in creating a personal action plan.
Referring students to the Student Support Team as mandated through the guidelines to ensure additional support for student success.
Arranging and moderating advisor/parent/student/teacher conferences as needed to address performance concerns.
Sending out daily and weekly communications of important school-level reminders.
Serving as a liaison between the student and other academic teachers and administration.
Identifying early students who are at risk of withdrawal.
Completing “winback” calls for students who wish to withdraw.
During onboarding period, contacting by phone students who failed to log in on the previous day.
After the onboarding phase, contacting by phone students who are failing coursework.
Attending and participating in IEP conferences as required.
Contacting and scheduling every student on their caseload by phone for a monthly conference call.
Planning and organizing online orientation session schedule and logistics.
Communicating with parents as needed, which includes but is n…
Administrative , Education & Training , Online Teaching , Teaching , K-12
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