Districtwide Itinerant Gifted and Talented Instructor - 1.0 FTE (filling 4 positions)
- Job Type
Student Support Services - Certified/ CERT - 2100 - GIFTED & TALENTED INSTRUCTOR
ITS ABOUT KIDS SUPPT SERVICES
19/20 School Year
To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
- Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
- Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
- Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
- Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
- Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
- Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
- Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
- Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
- Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
- Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
- Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
- Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance.
- Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
- Maintains regular attendance.
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree in field of assignment.
- Valid Kentucky Teaching Certification for area and grade level of assignment.
- Endorsement or Certification in Gifted and Talented Education
- Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
- Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
- Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
- Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
- Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights
Lori Bowen (email@example.com)
Based on Teacher Salary Schedule determined by education/experience level
Provide Reading Recovery services to a minimum of four students per day.
• Guide local implementation of Reading Recovery programs in participating schools to ensure adherence to standards and guidelines as outlined by the Reading Recovery Council of North America.
• Guide testing and selection of children for Reading Recovery. Work with the district assessment coordinator to coordinate testing with district requirements and procedures.
• Assist teachers in collecting and maintaining data on children in accordance with guidelines for evaluation.
• Organize, plan, and conduct professional development sessions for Reading Recovery teachers, and primary reading teachers as needed.
• Serve as ambassador of the district's Reading Recovery program as needed, by conducting professional development information sessions to a wide variety of audiences.
• Communicate with administrators and teachers involved in the Reading Recovery program.
• Participate fully in Reading Recovery Teacher Leader professional development sessions.
• Other duties as assigned by the Title 1 Coordinator.
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Maintains regular attendance