Teacher - Enrichment Teacher
Job Title: Enrichment Teacher - Elementary Education
Department: Teaching & Learning
Reports To: Site Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Approved By: Human Resources
Approved Date: 6.14.18
This teacher is responsible for organizing, implementing, and supporting modified instructional strategies to meet the needs of gifted students through enrichment programs and/or general education classrooms.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Designing or selecting appropriate instructional modifications for gifted students and coordinating these activities with other teachers as appropriate
Continuing professional growth through education meetings, visiting related facilities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the district staff
Working in coordination with other teachers in planning and developing the program
Preparing, implementing, and evaluating educational plans for gifted students based on assessed needs in accordance with district procedures
Preparing lesson plans for each group of gifted students in an enrichment program outside the general classroom
Teaching lessons to gifted students at a scheduled time in an enrichment program outside the general classroom
Utilizing appropriate instructional resources to meet the needs of gifted students
Developing and monitoring the modified strategies for the students in coordination with the general education and enrichment teachers, as appropriate
Providing direct consultation with general education teachers on how to implement strategies
Participating in staffing meetings, student conferences, parent conferences
Providing specialized instruction to individual and small groups of gifted students when necessary to support learning the content areas
Assisting in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials for teaching gifted students
Collaborating with site personnel to coordinate gifted services within a school
Developing and conducting necessary inservice programs to inform general education classroom teachers of the goals and objectives for gifted students, as appropriate
Conferring with other teachers concerning any educational needs of gifted students
Working to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning the academic, social and emotional needs of gifted students in the enrichment program
Ensuring that each student in the gifted education program has necessary documentation of progress made in the gifted program
Documenting ongoing consultation with general education teachers and maintaining a record of modified instructional strategies and results for each student where appropriate
Attending and participating in faculty meeting or other meetings as required
Participating in the duty schedule of school campuses
Displaying the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school
Protecting confidentiality of records and information about staff, and use discretion when sharing any information obtained in the course of professional duties
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
Oklahoma teaching certification
A minimum of three to five years of teaching experience, preferred
Advanced professional or development in gifted education, preferred
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational materials. Ability to effectively present information in written and oral form.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts necessary to complete the essential job functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, and lift items weighing up to 20 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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. Very limited exposure to physical risk. Working extra hours in the evening or on weekends may be necessary during certain times of the year.