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Gifted Teacher 

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Gifted Teacher

REPORTS TO: Head of School

Position Summary:

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

Job Function and Responsibilities:

  • Designing and/or selecting appropriate instructional strategies and accommodations 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 district staff.

  • Working in coordination with other teachers in planning and developing the program.

  • Preparing, implementing, and evaluating an annual, gifted educational plan for each student based on individually assessed needs in accordance with state and district procedures.

  • Preparing lesson plans for each group of students.

  • Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required.

  • Seeking a variety of services through community resources and agencies to meet the needs of exceptional students in collaboration with the i3 Social Worker.

  • Developing and monitoring strategies for students in the gifted program in coordination with the general education teachers as appropriate.

  • Providing direct consultation to general education teachers on how to implement strategies.

  • Team teaching with other 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 to meet the enrichment needs of students

  • Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.

  • Cooperating with school personnel in coordinating gifted services.

  • Developing and conducting necessary in-service programs to inform basic education classroom teachers of the goals and objectives of the gifted program where appropriate.

  • 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.

  • Insuring 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 reports for appropriate local and state educational agencies.

  • Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.

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


  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university approved by the Alabama State Department of Education

  • Valid Alabama gifted certification or endorsement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Classroom teaching experience

  • Experience in a like position

Competitive salary based on experience and education and eligible for the State of Alabama Health and Retirement benefits.

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