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This page will be dedicated to the NC Virtual Public School’s Race to the Top STEM Initiative.  Please check back here for additional information.

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We are seeking interested districts to participate in this initiative. Please contact your Virtual Learning Consultant (VLC) if you are interested in participation.

INTERESTED IN A CONTRACT JOB WORKING IN STEM FOR NCVPS?

Through the Race to the Top initiative, the NC Virtual Public School is dedicated to increasing the number of highly effective math and science teachers to students who are at risk of failure in math and science courses by delivering a new virtual STEM course model to address the needs of these students.  The course offered will be blended courses developed by a team of project based learning and STEM experts and proven effective online instructors.

At this time, we are seeking to hire the following:

  • a team of lead teachers/developers and course content developers to develop project-based Earth/Environmental Science and Integrated Math courses,

Please read below for more specifics on the qualifications for each specific type of contract.

Lead teacher – Four professionals desired to work on a small team to collaborate in planning and developing a STEM course for online learners.  This position includes membership on the course development team and teaching the blended online course during the first semester.  Content specific positions are available in Integrated Mathematics I and Earth Science.  Specific duties include:  unit planning, lesson planning, content development, assignment details, and assessment details.  Preferred qualities include:  strong knowledge of NC SCOS and/or Common Core Standards for Integrated Math and/or Earth Science, online teaching experience, online training, experience with Blackboard is a plus, experience with project based learning is a plus. You must have the following to teach for NCVPS:  You must hold a North Carolina SPII license and  9 – 12 certification in the content area for which you wish to apply. You must have online training either DATOC (which was renamed TOC) or Teaching Online Course, which is available through Learn NC.

Course Content Developer – Four professionals desired to work on a small team to collaborate in planning and developing a STEM course for online learners.  The expert will conduct course development concerning STEM quality and alignment to the NCVPS STEM Instructional Framework.  Specific duties include:  STEM alignment, quality management, unit design, and content development.  Preferred qualities include: strong knowledge and experience with project based learning, STEM, course design, course development, and experience teaching online is a plus.

Interested in applying for any of the above contract positions? Follow the steps below.

  1. Complete the Online Knowledge and Experience Survey to submit your information.
  2. Complete the Online Application at the DPI Website, by finding the job description you wish to apply for.
  3. Send your resume and any teaching certifications you hold to:  STEMInterest@ncpublicschools.gov.

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