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Teach at NorthStar Academy

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.
  • Move from a traditional teacher model to a mentor-guide model.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to troubleshoot problems when needed.