Job Title: Teacher, Virtual Schools

Reports to:Site Administrator
Job Group:Instructional


Job Code:TV01
Salary Schedule:INST


Responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth and for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with District and state policies and laws. This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their contract time from a District-designated location and the remainder of their time remotely from a non-District location.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Design, develop, implement, and evaluate the Virtual Instruction Program’s curriculum, schedule, philosophy, goals, and objectives reflecting school, District, and state goals.
  2. Provide direct consultation and guidance to students and parents on matters relating to courses, procedures, learning strategies, and technical support requests relating to the course interface and student information systems.
  3. Clearly articulate deadlines, schedules, and procedures to students and parents to ensure that students complete coursework in a timely manner.
  4. Evaluate student performance on a regular basis and provide feedback to students and parents.
  5. Implement instructional activities that contribute to a positive environment where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  6. Identify, select, create, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  7. Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in PLCs and committees.
  8. Develop and implement Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions to support student academic achievement and mastery of grade level standards.
  9. Provide differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.
  10. Augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools under guidance from the administration and coaching staff.
  11. Collaborate with the instructional team concerning student educational needs as requested.
  12. Assist site administrator with student placement.
  13. Maintain contact with lead and mentor teachers.
  14. Use a variety of programs and software applications, as appropriate, to complete instructional and administrative tasks.
  15. Participate in teacher induction training as scheduled by site administrator.
  16. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals and work with students, parents, and schools in a positive, proactive manner.
  17. Assist in providing information to community groups, schools, or parents about the Virtual Instruction Program.
  18. Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and community members.
  19. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues, as measured by survey results.
  20. Assist with school-wide data analysis, as part of a professional development needs assessment.
  21. Participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of educational plans, including IEPs, 504s, EPs, and care plans.
  22. Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner.
  23. Complete appropriate reports for local, state, federal and educational agencies.
  24. Use formative and summative assessments in order to differentiate and improve instructional practices and strategies.
  25. Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.
  26. Ensure that each student enrolled in the Virtual Instruction Program has accurate, up-to-date records.
  27. Meet program expectations and established timelines for progress monitoring and parent/student communication.]
  28. Maintain records of parent and student contact in accordance with the school handbook.
  29. Alert site administrator when a student, parent, or guidance counselor fails to respond to attempts to communicate and refer students who are not complying with course or program policies to the site administrator for necessary interventions.
  30. Attend and participate in teacher-based and school-based intervention team meetings.
  31. Report to school sites to assist in providing information to community groups and parents concerning online teaching and learning.
  32. Report to learning labs at school sites to provide support for virtual learning.
  33. Report to school sites to attend and participate in faculty meetings or other meetings as required by contract.
  34. Report to school sites to proctor district and state assessments, industry certification exams, Advanced Placement (R) and/or end of course exams as required by contract.
  35. Report to school sites to perform other responsibilities as directed by immediate supervisor.
  36. Continue professional growth through self-directed, as well as defined professional development opportunities, which may include additional training, professional learning communities, outside research, and reading professional literature.
  37. Participate in community-based extracurricular activities as requested.
  38. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Highly skilled at implementing exemplary educational practices resulting in demonstrated student achievement gains
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner and within established timeframes
  • Ability to use effective strategies in differentiating instruction
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional best practices for online learning
  • Knowledge of standards-based curriculum and instructional programs and practices for assigned grade levels
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web-based technologies and platforms
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrate effective data-based problem-solving skills


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Education, or related field


  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Valid Florida Educator’s Professional Certification in the appropriate coverage


  • Three years’ experience in an instructional position
  • Professional development in the areas of:
  • Research-based exemplary practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Communication skills
  • Monitoring for student achievement
  • Student and parent conferencing skills




Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Teacher, Virtual Schools;   EST: July 7, 2009 ;   REV: February 7, 2023;   Board Approved: February 7, 2023