Classroom Teacher - Frontier Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Talented and Gifted
Job Title: Gifted and Talented Teacher
Job Location: Frontier School of Innovation
Beginning: Mar 22, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Frontier Schools
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-363-1907
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Job Description:
Gift and Talented Teacher
SUMMARY:
Position : Gifted and Talented Teacher
Description : Provides students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.
Reports to : Principal and/or other Supervisor
Salary: $48,250-55,250
Department : Instruction
Job type : Full time
Classification : Exempt
Calendar Type : Academic (Calendar 1)
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Valid Missouri teacher certificate for the appropriate level is preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Takes responsibility for planning, implementation, evaluation, and support of all G/T services.
  • Weekly travel to the other Frontier campuses and teaching students in grades Kindergarten-12 grade.
  • Works collaboratively with the campus administrators and/or teachers to meet the learning needs of G/T students in their regular education classrooms.
  • Takes responsibility for certification and accuracy of G/T student database and files with DESE.
  • Implements procedures and coordinates the process to identify gifted and talented students at all grade levels campus wide, including the review of student data, testing of students, and proctoring the CogAT 7.
  • Completes correspondence with parents regarding acceptance or denial into the G/T program and disseminate student testing results.
  • Conducts routine audits of school-based G/T services to ensure compliance with state G/T requirements.
  • Maintains an accurate list of identified G/T students per campus.
  • Holds parent meetings and events about student opportunities and G/T services as necessary.
  • Remains current on latest research and development in gifted education by participating in networking events and cohorts of other GT professionals in the Kansas City area. 
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Utilize 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.
  • Assess the progress of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Comply with all district policies, rules and regulations.
  • Develop classroom rules and maintain order in a fair and just manner.
  •  Be available to the students and parents for education-related purposes.
  • Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads.
  • Participate in district and campus staff development.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues.
  • Prepare and submit lesson plans in a timely manner in the platform the school utilizes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to organize special programs for assigned campus.
• Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.
• Ability to analyze data.
• Ability to use effective public speaking skills and problem-solving skills.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Light Work: may require occasional light lifting.
• Nights and weekend activities may be required.
• Position is in classroom setting and requires intermittent speaking, standing, walking and writing.
• Moderate travel is required.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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