Teacher - Enrichment Teacher

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Start Date
08/09/2021

Description

 

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

 

SUMMARY 

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

  • Planning:

  • 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

  • Programming:

    • 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 

  • Collaboration:

    • 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

  • Reporting:

    • 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
     

  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • None

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

    1. Bachelor’s degree in education or related field

    2. Oklahoma teaching certification

    3. A minimum of three to five years of teaching experience, preferred

    4. Advanced professional or development in gifted education, preferred

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS 

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational materials. Ability to effectively present information in written and oral form.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 

    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.

     

    Posted By

    Owasso Public Schools

    1501 North Ash , Owasso, OK 74055
     

    At the following locations

    Stone Canyon Elementary

    7305 North 177th East Avenue , Owasso, OK 74055



    Insights
    Compare with State

    Amount per Student

    $7,589

    State Average: $8,775

    % ELL Students

    2%

    State Average: 7%

    Student Teacher Ratio

    18.93

    State Average: 16.32

    % IEP Students

    11%

    State Average: 16%

    FTE

    1,036

    State Average: 142