Gifted Social Studies

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools
Baton Rouge, LA, US
Closing date
Dec 27, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, Gifted / Talented Teacher, Social Studies Teacher
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Position Type:

High School Teaching/Gifted Social Studies

Date Posted:



McKinley High

This employee is responsible for organizing, implementing, and supporting modified instructional strategies to meet the needs of gifted students in gifted and/or basic education classes.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
  1. Planning:
    1. Designing or selecting appropriate instructional modifications for gifted

      students and coordinating these activities with other teachers as appropriate.

    2. Continuing professional growth through education meetings, visiting related

      facilities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the

      district staff.

    3. Working in coordination with other teachers in planning and developing the


  2. Programming:
    1. Preparing, implementing, and evaluating an annual educational plan for each

      student based on individually assessed needs in accordance with district


    2. Preparing lesson plans for each group of students.

    3. Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school

      personnel as required.

    4. Seeking a variety of services through community resources and agencies to

      meet the needs of exceptional students.

    5. Developing and monitoring the modified strategies for the students in

      coordination with the basic and gifted teachers as appropriate.

    6. Providing direct consultation to basic education teachers on how to

      implement strategies.

    7. Team teaching with basic teachers to support gifted students when


    8. Participating in the in-school staffing and screening process as appropriate.

    9. Participating on evaluation teams for gifted students as appropriate.

    10. Providing specialized instruction to individual and small groups of gifted

      students when necessary to support learning the content areas.

    11. Assisting in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional


    12. Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,

      materials, equipment and facilities.

    13. Seeking a variety of services through community resources and agencies to

      meet the needs of gifted students.

  3. Public Relations:
    1. Cooperating with school personnel in coordinating gifted services within that


    2. Conferring with basic education teachers as requested concerning any

      educational needs of students.

    3. Developing and conducting necessary inservice programs to inform basic

education classroom teachers of the goals and objectives of the gifted

program where appropriate.
  1. Providing information to community groups, parents, and news media

    concerning gifted programs as requested or needed and as approved by the

    immediate supervisor.

  2. Providing specialized instructional techniques through individual or group

    sessions designed to meet the educational needs of students.

  3. Conferring with other teachers concerning any educational needs of gifted


  4. 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.

4. Reporting :
  1. Insuring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation and

    consultation records in his/her permanent folder.

  2. Completing progress reports on each student as needed.

  3. Completing reports for appropriate local and state educational agencies.

  4. Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up

    services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.

  5. Documenting ongoing consultation with basic education teachers and

    maintaining a record of modified instructional strategies and results for each

    student where appropriate.

  6. Attending and participating in faculty meeting or other meetings as required.

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