Gifted Teacher

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Position Areas
Business Education
Career and Technical Education
Dual Immersion
Early Childhood Development/Daycare
English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL)
English/Reading/Language Arts
Fine Arts
Generalist/Integrated Curriculum
Gifted and Talented
Lead Teacher/Department Head
Media Specialist/Librarian
Physical Education/Health
Social Studies
Special Education
Substitute Teacher
Technology Education


Job Title:               Gifted Teacher 
Location:               Southampton Middle School
Reports To:            Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Position Purpose:   Ensures identification and individualized education meeting the needs of students who are gifted and talented by providing advanced curriculum, enrichment units, instruction in                                    processing skills, and effective growth experiences.

Essential Duties
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
  • Ability to interpret data.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Screen new and referred students for possible gifted identification.
  • Coordinate the process to identify gifted and talented students at assigned schools, including 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 and implement changes based on the findings.
  • Consult with parents, administrators, counselors, teachers, community agencies, and other relevant individuals regarding gifted and talented students.
  • 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 individual needs of students assigned.
  • Use technologies in the teaching/learning process.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Reinforce the vision and mission of the division.
  • Perform related work as required by the director of curriculum.
Professional Qualifications
  • Preferred Master’s degree in Gifted Education or Master’s degree in Education with a Certificate or Advanced Studies in Gifted Education
  • At least five years of teaching experience
  • Strong communication skills; ability to write and speak clearly and accurately
  • Comfortable with working independently and in teams
  • Displays the ability to focus, produce (see a project through from beginning to end) and meet tight deadlines
  • A multitasker and self-starter
  • Enjoys working with people (both adults and kids).
  • Possesses strong organizational and presentation skills
  • Able to work flexible and sometimes late hours onsite
Terms of Employment
Start Time                    
                    Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience of the selected candidate for the position of Gifted Teacher as well as the division’s  budget.
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Southampton County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws in employment or any of its programs or activities. The Compliance Officer for Southampton County Public Schools for the above statues is the Director of Human Resources. P.O. Box 96, 21308 Plank Road, Courtland, VA. 23837, (757) 653-2692.

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Southampton County Schools

P.O. Box 96 , Courtland, VA 23837

At the following locations

Southampton Middle School

23450 Southampton Parkway , Courtland, VA 23837