JobID 1273 : Gifted Teacher (#2006372)

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Must hold valid MS Educator License with the endorsement code: 207


Job Title:  Certified Gifted Teacher
Reports To: Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
This employee is responsible for organizing, implementing, and supporting modified instructional strategies to meet the needs of gifted students in gifted and/or basic education classes.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution.
  • Mississippi teaching certificate in appropriate area (207 endorsement).
  • Experience is preferred, but not necessary for hiring.
  • Designs or selects appropriate instructional modifications for gifted students and coordinating these activities with other teachers as appropriate.
  • Continues professional growth through education meetings, visiting related facilities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the district staff.
  • Coordinates with other teachers in planning and developing the program.
  • To have a mastery level of their curriculum outcomes and be able to articulate these to students, parents, and patrons.
  • Contributes to the continuing development of improved curriculum to achieve the outcomes of the school district.
  • Utilizes accepted principles of learning and human growth in motivating students and in directing learning activities.
  • Provides for appropriate student participation in developing and achieving classroom mastery level concepts.
  • To have the ability to disaggregate test data and determine areas to provide instruction for each student.
  • Provides continuous monitoring and recording of student mastery level concepts aligned with curriculum.
  • Implements student portfolios and help students select items to be included in their portfolios.
  • Maintains a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Practices, and help students acquire, the values, attitudes and skills necessary to become resourceful and creative self-sufficient citizens.
  • Plans learning activities that recognize the different needs, abilities and skills necessary for effective participation in our diverse society.
  • Assists students with understanding and the application of classroom learning to everyday situations and for life-long learning.
  • Utilizes student support services to achieve student success to the maximum of their abilities.
  • Reports student progress to parents in an accurate and professional manner, and assist student in learning to evaluate their own progress.
  • Be resourceful in utilizing community resources when it enhances learning.
  • Assists students in developing obtainable goals to build positive self-concepts.
  • Participates in the planning and supervision of student activities.
  • Demonstrates effective use and proper care of materials and supplies.
  • Demonstrates and model continuous professional growth and to apply the learning to classroom activities.
  • Develops a cooperative, energetic, flexible and creative working relationship with students, colleagues and administration.
  • Implements and carry out all applicable policies, rules and regulations, and decisions of the Board of Education and the administration.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports as required by law and by the Board of Education and the administration.
  • Transcends lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The work environment is a standard office setting and school/classroom combined with a server room. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.


Future Problem Solvers of America requirements to be discussed with the Principal.


Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  The job description is not a contract or employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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Madison County School District

476 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS 39157
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,914 (USD)

State Average: $9,093 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.14

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 429