JobID 34693 : Advanced Academics Resource - Teacher (2019-2020 SY) (#1402609)
|Job Title:||TEACHER - RESOURCE ADV ACAD P8
|Salary Plan:||Certificated||Revised By:|
|Pay Grade:||BA||Comp Reviewed By:|
|EEO Category:||Other Classroom Teachers
Local(1) Primarily works at Bransford Office Campus
|Duration; # of months||
Job Summary (2-3 sentences describing job purpose): In order to Exceed Great Expectations, the academic potential for all learners must be identified, nurtured and maximized. A 0.5 FTE Advanced Academics Resource Teacher (AART) will be in every elementary and middle school. The AART acts as a liaison between the Office of Advanced Academics and schools to implement advanced academic programs and services and build teacher capacity for rigorous instruction. The Advanced Academics Resource Teacher collaborates with classroom teachers in grade level/content area and MTSS team meetings; provides teachers with demonstration lessons; models, coaches, and gives feedback on effective rigorous instructional strategies that extend and enrich learning and develop talent in classrooms. The AART also coordinates screening and selection processes; provides content-based direct instruction that is advanced, differentiated, and appropriate for learners of varying levels and abilities in grades K-8 in either a pull-out and/or push-in instruction model.
Reports to: The Executive Principal and Office of Advanced Academics
Department Name: Advanced Academics
Education and Experience Requirements
Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required: Valid TN teaching certificate
Experience: Three (3) years’ teaching experience or proven expertise working with gifted and talented students. Tennessee teaching certification for elementary and/ or middle school. Meets Gifted Education requirements per the State of Tennessee by having either the Gifted Employment Standard or the Gifted Endorsement OR is willing to complete either the Standard or Endorsement within first year of employment.
Admission to the Metro Nashville Public Schools K-8 Advanced Academics Resource Teacher Pool.
Demonstrates appropriate use of tools, especially instructional technology, to enhance and extend instruction. Three (3) years of highly successful teaching experience or proven expertise working with advanced learners;
· Demonstrates superior knowledge of pedagogy as it relates to gifted identification, programs and services, talent development, and Growth Mindset
· Knowledge of recent research and best practices in Gifted education including the non-traditional characteristics and masks of gifted and highly able students as well as equity and access;
· For middle school positions, has a variety of content area expertise at the middle school level;
· Demonstrated proficiency in a teacher leadership role (i.e., departmental/grade level chairperson, school leadership team member, etc.);
· Evidence of effective leadership skills;
· Excellent human relations skills; relates positively with teachers, administrators and other central office personnel; Interacts effectively with students and parents;
· Demonstrated competency in adult learning theory and developing and leading professional learning opportunities for instructional staff and parents; and,
· Effective oral and written communication skills; possesses excellent public speaking abilities.
General Skills, Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts
Level 6: Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.
Level 3: Attends to the needs or requests of people and exchanges information with them.
Level 8: Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving widespread economies and/or preventing losses through the development and administration of organization-wide programs and policies that impact major departments.
Level 2: Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.
Level 5: Reads professional publications; composes complex reports and manuals; speaks formally to small groups within and outside the organization.
Level 5: Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules with constant problem solving; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressure.
Level 4: Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.
Level 3: Requires responsibility for the safety and health of others and for occasional enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.
Meal Deduction – Most Bransford office and district level employee have a meal deduction. They are scheduled 8.5 hours per day and get an hour lunch. Itinerants and retirees get a 30 minute lunch period and therefore do not have a meal deduction. All school based employees will not have a meal deduction. No Meal Deduction
Travel – Itinerant non-exempt employees who travel will be using the time clock differently than others and are paid for travel time between work locations. Employee does not or seldom travels
Compensatory Time vs. Overtime (Support Non-Exempt Employees only) – Does this department have overtime budgeted, i.e. Maintenance, Transportation, Food Service. If not, employees accrue comp time only. Exempt Employee - can not accrue comp or overtime
Restrictions – Should employee be restricted to punch in and out within 7 minutes of their schedule start and end times? No, Do not restrict punches
Employee Type – Clock, phone, supervisor, etc. Time Stamp
Timekeeper – Is the employee a timekeeper? No
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Level 6: Requires medium work involving standing or walking all of the time, exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular basis, and considerable dexterity and skill in operating machinery and tools.
Level 8: The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, dust or pollen, intense noise levels, traffic, disease/pathogens, and violence.
Level 2: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.