.2 FTE Gifted and Talented Teacher
.2 FTE Gifted and Talented Teacher
General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate professional work providing a broad range of teaching services, assisting students to develop skills,
attitudes, and knowledge needed as a foundation for future learning in accordance with each student's ability, assessing achievements, and communicating those to District officials and parents, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of building principals.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Coordinate the process to identify gifted and talented students at each building, including a review of student data and testing of students.
Assist teachers to develop and provide gifted and talented students with alternative course work through curriculum modification, acceleration, etc.
Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the gifted and talented program at assigned buildings and implement changes based on the findings.
Consult with parents, administrators, counselors, teachers, community agencies, and other relevant individuals regarding gifted and talented students.
Plan and conduct parent meetings.
Assist with the selection and purchase of supplemental equipment and supplies for the program.
Develop and implement plans for the curriculum of the gifted and talented program assigned and show written
evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.
Plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects
accommodation for the individual needs of students assigned.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students
according to Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Use technologies in the teaching/learning process.
Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning.
Manage student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to board policies, regulations,
Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Participate in the district staff development program.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on committees as required.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Comfortable with technology (laptops, SMART Boards, Google Docs/Sheets, iPads)
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of interventions and district assessments. Thorough knowledge of standard office equipment and software; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students, parents, and elected officials.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher.
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, and using hands to handle or feel and occasionally requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision and distance vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
Valid Minnesota Teaching License
Pay per Union Master Agreement
Position open until filled