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If you are ready to put your passion for public education to work by partnering with an award winning organization dedicated to providing opportunities for academic excellence to students every day, Springfield Schools wants to hear from you!
Why work with Launch?

The People:  Our employees are smart, energetic, hard-working, and most importantly – dedicated to our students.  You’re sure to value the opportunity to become a part of a fantastic network of colleagues that will challenge you to become better every day.

The Passion:  We’re passionate about our core mission – educating students.  Launch provides employees more than a job; we provide employees a career filled with challenges, rewarding experiences, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students.  There is no other industry like this!

The Pride:  Launch is Missouri’s fastest growing online program and we’re proud of our reputation of excellence.  With over 185 districts and 140+ courses,  Launch is expanding to meet the needs of students and districts across the state with multiple ways to enroll.  We’re innovative.  We’re visionary.  We’re leaders.

Interested in joining our team?  View our current career opportunities below and launch your career today!

Current Openings
Specialist, Launch Support

The Launch Support Specialist will promote virtual learning opportunities in the St. Louis and eastern Missouri regions, and work with current partners on digital learning strategies in their districts.

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Essential Functions
  • Develops and implements strategic Launch partnership opportunities with Missouri districts in the St. Louis and eastern Missouri regions.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Works collaboratively with the Coordinator, Digital Learning, Director, Digital Learning and Manager, Marketing and Engagement to design, develop and deliver virtual course demonstrations.
  • Works collaboratively with internal team members in product development, customer success and product support.
  • Participates in meetings, processes, and professional learning for the purpose of implementing and maintaining virtual learning programs and services.
  • Positively interacts with internal and external district staff for the purpose of promoting the benefits of virtual learning environments.
  • Attends educational conferences for the purpose of promoting virtual learning opportunities.
  • Seeks feedback from regional districts for the purpose of informing best-practices for student support.
Coordinator, Course Development

The Coordinator, Course Development will oversee the development of online courses for the purpose of virtual delivery.

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Essential Functions
  • Coordinates the timeline for development of online course content in collaboration with Learning Support for the purpose of virtual course delivery.
  • Coordinates Quality Assurance processes to ensure appropriate updates and revisions to courses as necessary for the purpose of on-going online learning system improvements.
  • Collaborates with learning management system support for the purpose of maintaining a functional platform for virtual course delivery.
  • Manages Launch help desk personnel and support systems for the purpose of providing high-quality support to Launch stakeholders.
  • Manages the Launch partnership with Quality Matters, overseeing the ongoing training, collaboration and course review process.
  • Participates in meetings, processes, and professional learning for the purpose of implementing and maintaining virtual learning programs and services which achieve the district's strategic plan.
  • Positively interacts with district staff for the purpose of promoting the benefits of virtual learning environments.
  • Works with the Coordinator, Digital Learning and other Digital Developers to design high-quality online learning resources for the purpose of producing engaging, relevant and personal online learning opportunities for students and adult learners.
Secondary Launch Educator
Foreign Language

The Secondary Launch Educator- Foreign Language will deliver and provide support to the instructional program with specific responsibility for developing student success in academics and/or skills; supervising students in online settings; collaborating with teachers, professional staff and administrators to deliver pre-designed curriculum and course work; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. Launch teachers are expected to be positive promoters of online learning opportunities to internal and external stakeholders.

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Essential Functions
  • Administers subject specific assignments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations and students’ achievements and developing methods for improvement.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations and/or goals for the purpose of providing regular, high-quality feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Facilitates mandatory face-to-face or online proctored assessments.
  • Physically supervises online students at a variety of Springfield Public Schools and Launch district partners.
  • Facilitates student learning (e.g. creating a learning environment, integrating technology, encouraging learning environment, facilitates collaboration) in pre-designed course for the purpose of achieving success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through pre-determined curriculum.
  • Monitors students and manages student behavior in an online environment for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. Professional Development, department meetings, ) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, lesson plans, ) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.

Online Launch Educator (Summer)

The Explore Online Educator - Summer School Program will deliver and provide support to the instructional program with specific responsibility for developing student success in academics and/or skills; supervising students in an online setting and other assigned areas; collaborating with teachers, professional staff and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.

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Essential Functions
  • Administers subject specific assignments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels.  
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations and Students’ achievements and developing methods for improvement.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations and/or goals for the purpose of providing regular, high-quality feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Facilitates student learning (e.g. creating a learning environment, integrating technology, encouraging learning environment, facilitates collaboration) in pre-designed course for the purpose of achieving success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through pre-determined curriculum.
  • Monitors students and manages student behavior in an online environment for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
No current openings at this time. Please check back soon for fall teaching opportunities.