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THE CODE OF ETHICS OF EDÜT International School; From the Florida Department of Education State Board of Education Rule 6B-1.001, FAC The Code of Ethics of the Education Professional in Florida (1) The educator values the worth and dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, acquisition of knowledge, and the nurture of democratic citizenship. Essential to the achievement of these standards are the freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal opportunity for all. (2) The educator’s primary professional concern will always be for the student and for the development of the student’s potential. The educator will therefore strive for professional growth and will seek to exercise the best professional judgment and integrity. (3) Aware of the importance of maintaining the respect and confidence of one’s colleagues, of students, of parents, and of other members of the community, the educator strives to achieve and sustain the highest degree.

EDÜT International School personnel USE COMMON SENSE AND PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT TO AVOID LEGAL COMPLICATIONS IN TEACHING. 

1. Our school values the worth and dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, acquisition of knowledge, and the nurture of democratic citizenship. Essential to the achievement of these standards are the freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal opportunity for all.

2. Our primary concern is the student and the development of the student's potential. Employees will therefore strive for professional growth and will seek to exercise the best professional judgment and integrity.

3. Concern for the student requires that our instructional personnel:

a. Shall make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning and/or to the student's mental and/or physical health and/or safety.

 b. Shall not unreasonably restrain a student from independent action in pursuit of learning.

 c. Shall not unreasonably deny a student access to diverse points of view.

d. Shall not intentionally suppress or distort subject matter relevant to a student's academic program.

e. Shall not intentionally expose a student to unnecessary embarrassment or disparagement.

f. Shall not intentionally violate or deny a student's legal rights.

g. Shall not harass or discriminate against any student on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, handicapping condition, sexual orientation, or social and family background and shall make reasonable effort to assure that each student is protected from harassment or discrimination.

h. Shall not exploit a relationship with a student for personal gain or advantage.

i. Shall keep in confidence personally identifiable information obtained in the course of professional service, unless disclosure serves professional purposes or is required by law.

4. Aware of the importance of maintaining the respect and confidence of colleagues, of students, of parents, and of the community, employees of our school must display the highest degree of ethical conduct. This commitment requires that our employees:

 a. Shall maintain honesty in all professional dealings.

 b. Shall not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, handicapping condition if otherwise qualified, or social and family background deny to a colleague professional benefits or advantages or participation in any professional organization.

c. Shall not interfere with a colleague's exercise of political or civil rights and responsibilities. d. Shall not engage in harassment or discriminatory conduct which unreasonably interferes with an individual's performance of professional or work responsibilities or with the orderly processes of education or which creates a hostile, intimidating, abusive, offensive, or oppressive environment; and, further, shall make reasonable effort to assure that each individual is protected from such harassment or discrimination.

 e. Shall not make malicious or intentionally false statements about a colleague.

Training Requirement All instructional personnel and administrators are required as a condition of employment to complete training on these standards of ethical conduct.

Reporting Misconduct by Instructional Personnel and Administrators All employees and administrators have an obligation to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student. Examples of misconduct include obscene language, drug and alcohol use, disparaging comments, prejudice or bigotry, sexual innuendo, cheating or testing violations, physical aggression, and accepting or offering favors. Reports of misconduct of employees should be made to the school principal. Reports of misconduct committed by administrators should be made to school owner/CAO.

Legally sufficient allegations of misconduct by Florida certified educators will be reported to the Office of Professional Practices Services. Policies and procedures for reporting misconduct by instructional personnel or school administrators that affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student are posted in student and teacher handbook and on our Web site at www.aspireIL.org.

Reporting Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect All employees and agents have an affirmative duty to report all actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect. Call 1-800-96-ABUSE or report online at: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report/.

 Signs of Physical Abuse The child may have unexplained bruises, welts, cuts, or other injuries; broken bones; or burns. A child experiencing physical abuse may seem withdrawn or depressed, seem afraid to go home or may run away, shy away from physical contact, be aggressive, or wear inappropriate clothing to hide injuries.

Signs of Sexual Abuse The child may have torn, stained or bloody underwear, trouble walking or sitting, pain or itching in genital area, or a sexually transmitted disease. A child experiencing sexual abuse may have unusual knowledge of sex or act seductively, fear a particular person, seem withdrawn or depressed, gain or lose weight suddenly, shy away from physical contact, or run away from home.

Signs of Neglect the child may have unattended medical needs, little or no supervision at home, poor hygiene, or appear underweight. A child experiencing neglect may be frequently tired or hungry, steal food, or appear overly needy for adult attention.

 Patterns of Abuse: Serious abuse usually involves a combination of factors. While a single sign may not be significant, a pattern of physical or behavioral signs is a serious indicator and should be reported.

Liability Protections Any person, official, or institution participating in good faith in any act authorized or required by law, or reporting in good faith any instance of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to the department or any law enforcement agency, shall be immune from any civil or criminal liability which might otherwise result by reason of such action. (F.S. 39.203)

An employer who discloses information about a former or current employee to a prospective employer of the former or current employee upon request of the prospective employer or of the former or current employee is immune from civil liability for such disclosure or its consequences unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the information disclosed by the former or current employer was knowingly false or violated any civil right of the former or current employee protected under F.S. Chapter 760. (F.S. 768.095)

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Online & Face-to-Face - Independent Contractor - Part Time/Full Time *Bachelors degree, 1+ year teaching

Regional Director

The Regional Director connects with edutainment companies and families to provide free and reduce priced tickets. Working with the Academic Coaches, the Regional Director facilitates connections with new edutainment partners and ensures that families receive the highest level of instructional service. Tasks involved in the job include: building the EDÜTainment Index, evaluate/rate events and venues, recruit and survey instructional staff and students to continually improve the learning experience. 

Online & Face-to-Face - Contractor - Full Time *Masters degree, 10+ years experience in educational leadership

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Office Manager:

The Office Manager supports company operations by maintaining virtual office systems and managing members. Working with the Administrative Team, the Office Manager creates reports that summarize information and identifies trends. Tasks involved in the job include: preparing payroll; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; performing clerical functions, overseeing social network and web-site publications.

Online  & Face-to-Face - Contract - Full Time *Highly recommended, 3+ years experience in management

Information Technologist

The Information Technologist delivers innovative, cost-effective, and efficient IT solutions to the organization. Working closely with the Management Team, the Information Technologist is a help desk operator who monitors and maintains computer systems and networks. Tasks involved in the job include: installing and configuring computer systems, diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults, preparing, identifying any organizational needs, suggesting best products and systems.

Online - Independent Contractor – Part Time *Highly recommended, 3+ years experience in IT
Bookkeeper

The Bookkeeper performs financial transactions and creates financial reports from that information.

Working closely with the Administrative Team, the Bookkeeper is responsible for preparing and analyzing financial reports. Task involved in the job include: participating in strategic planning, fraud prevention, and budget development, overseeing accounts payable and receivable, and posting information to accounting software from invoice and receipts.

Online - Independent Contractor – Part Time * Highly recommended, 3+ years experience in Finance

Administrative Team

Executive Director

The Executive Director performs strategic operational responsibilities within the company. The Executive Director oversees non-profit status, instructional products and services, and the overall execution of our vision and mission. Tasks involved in the job include: Tracking scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, founders, and other constituents, using external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities, and, being an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication.

Online  & Face-to-Face - Contract/Other - Full Time *Doctorate and/or 10+ years experience

Financial Director

The Financial Director performs a critical role in leadership through decision-making and operations that enhance and build capacity. The Financial Director effectively communicates and presents the critical financial matters to the board of directors. Tasks involved in the job include: Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.

Online  & Face-to-Face – Contract/Other - Full Time * Doctorate and/or 10+ years experience

Operations Director

The Operations Director creates complex arrangements to enhancing the internal organization processes and infrastructure that will allow our company to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. The Operations Director oversees risk management and legal activities: letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements. Tasks involved in the job include: reporting and monitoring of organizational performance metrics, ensuring that the human resource function is properly resourced and represented, and ensuring smooth daily operations of physical and virtual learning environments.

Online  & Face-to-Face – Contract/Other - Full Time *Doctorate and/or 10+ years experience

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Senior Policy Advisor: OPEN (Educational Technology, Knowledge Management, Non-profit Management)

The Senior Policy Advisor operates in advisory roles and demonstrates concern with the guiding rules and principles of government. The Senior Policy Advisor oversees reviewing, developing, and implementing policies and strategies for organizational growth and development. Tasks involved in the job include: working to identify and develop key policy areas, assembling, interpreting and analyzing information, briefing partners and other external organizations.

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