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Employment Opportunity

Talented and Gifted Teacher

DESCRIPTION 

To meet the needs of students who are talented by providing advanced curriculum, enrichment units, instruction in process skills, and effective growth experience.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist gifted/talented coordinator, in identification of gifted students.
  • Develop and implement flexible, individualized, enriching instructional plans appropriate for nurturing group interaction and meeting individual gifted student's needs
  • Create an environment in which the gifted can use their strengths, explore their personal and interpersonal development, risk new areas of thought and action and feel challenged.
  • Integrate knowledge and understanding of the cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics and needs of gifted students into instruction
  • Serve as a resource person for the classroom teachers, providing materials, methods, and ideas to ensure appropriate educational experiences for gifted student in the regular classroom.
  • In cooperation with the regular classroom teacher, provides direct instruction to identified gifted students.
  • Work in conjunction with regular classroom teachers to provide instruction in higher level thinking, risk taking skills and problem solving skills for all students.
  • Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, and school and gifted program policy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Gifted Endorsement Certification
  • Working knowledge of Talented and Gifted best practices, rules, and procedures related to identification and instructional delivery

The Genesis Commitment to Faculty

Our faculty members are highly valued as primary facilitators of scholar excellence.   We view faculty as professionals, fully capable of effective planning, instruction, and class management. Genesis commits to a collaborative process for developing individualized support and coaching plans.  We prioritize small-classes, and respectful scholar-peer and scholar-faculty interaction in support of teaching and learning.