Job Summary: Rosarian Academy seeks a full-time Gifted and Talented Teacher for grades K-4 for the 2019-2020 school year. This employee is responsible for organizing, implementing, and supporting modified instructional strategies to meet the needs of exceptionally talented students in gifted and/or education classes.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
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 staff.
Working in coordination with other teachers in planning and developing the program.
Preparing, implementing, and evaluating an annual educational plan for each student based on individually assessed needs.
Preparing lesson plans for each group of students.
Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required.
Developing and monitoring the modified strategies for the students in coordination with the teachers as appropriate.
Providing direct consultation to teachers on how to implement strategies.
Team teaching with teachers to support gifted students when appropriate.
Participating in the in-school staffing and screening process as appropriate.
Participating on evaluation teams for gifted students as appropriate.
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.
Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
Seeking a variety of services through community resources and agencies to meet the needs of gifted students.
Conferring with education teachers as requested concerning any educational needs of students.
Developing and conducting necessary inservice programs to inform education classroom teachers of the goals and objectives of the gifted program where appropriate.
Providing information to community groups, parents, and news media concerning gifted programs as requested or needed and as approved by the immediate supervisor.
Providing specialized instructional techniques through individual or group sessions designed to meet the educational needs of students.
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 broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
Ensuring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation and consultation records in his/her permanent folder.
Completing progress reports on each student as needed.
Completing report cards.
Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel.
Documenting ongoing consultation with 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.
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Valid Florida gifted certification or endorsement, or will meet D.O.E. certification requirements for out-of-field teachers.