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Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Education is seeking applications for a Professional Instructor of Talent Development Education. The candidate will teach graduate courses in gifted and talented education and maintain and grow the program. This position is a non-tenure track, full-time position. Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities: • Lead the process of continuous improvement related to the Talent Development Education program. • Maintain contact with the state, regional service providers and local districts related to needs in gifted and talented education. • Teach face-to-face, hybrid and online courses within the Talent Development Education program. • Build P-12 partnerships related to gifted and talented needs. • Recruit cohorts of students interested in an endorsement in Talent Development Education. • Recruit adjunct faculty to support the Talent Development Education program. • Advise Gifted Endorsement and Talent Development Education Masters of Education(M.Ed.)students. • Support data collection for college accreditation. • Represent the university as a state leader in gifted and talented education. • Contribute to the department, college and university through service. • Other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: • Terminal degree in education such as administration, special education, gifted education, foundations or curriculum and instruction. • Professional teaching or administrative license/certificate. • Experience teaching master-level courses in gifted and talented education. • Demonstrated interest and experience building school and district partnerships with a university. • Commitment to diversity. • A gifted endorsement or license. • Three (3) years experience working with P-12 students. To apply online, go to Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
Posted: 3/22/2017

Gifted Intervention Specialist - Jonathan Alder Local Schools
JOB GOAL:To provide gifted students with advanced learning and enrichment experiences in specifically designated areas of curriculum in order to help utilize their special intellectual gifts as fully as possible.PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Develops and implements comprehensive gifted services, elementary through high school according to district gifted services guidelines.2. Communicates to the building principal and gifted coordinator on all enrichment program activities and opportunities.3. Co Teaches enrichment classes for Grades 3-6 on a regular schedule, according to the district guidelines, Ohio's Learning Standards, and/or by direction of the coordinator and/or building principal.4. Develops objectives, units of study and instructional strategies for gifted classes throughout the district.5. Provides necessary staff development for teachers to assist them in meeting the needs of gifted and talented students in the regular classroom.6. Communicates clearly and effectively with parents on a regular basis.7. Initiates or participates in meetings to discuss individual students as needed and provides resources for teachers, parents and students.8. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to various levels of giftedness, learning styles, and interests of the students.9. Facilitates a smooth transition for students and parents as they exit the elementary and move to the middle school and Jr. High School. 10. Coordinates test results with counselors, principal, and coordinator. Uses testing information effectively in instruction, evaluation, student placement and maintains current information in all student files on an ongoing basis.11. Maintains current enrichment information in all student files.12. Meets individual needs of students by designing independent learning plans according to the options listed in the Gifted Program Guidelines.13. Serves as a resource person for classroom teachers in their efforts to provide general enrichment activities, higher level thinking skills, and independent investigations within individual classrooms.14. Takes responsibility for ongoing professional growth and development in order to maintain skills needed to provide quality building staff development and resources for classroom teachers.15. Assists school personnel in the identification of gifted students, reporting to the state annually.16. Assists in the placement of gifted students in appropriate educational services and settings.17. Assists teachers in the facilitation of gifted services and culture of enrichment.18. Develops, obtains and distributes appropriate gifted services/enrichment materials while assisting district personnel in ensuring that documents regarding gifted identification procedures and written criteria for gifted services that are required in Ohio Department of Education Gifted Operating Standards are accurate and accessible to parents and other stakeholders.19. Assists teachers in the ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of gifted services/enrichment opportunities.20. Assists school personnel in the development, appropriate dissemination, evaluation and revision of written education plans for students participating in gifted services.21. Provides staff development to teachers, support personnel, and community members regarding the educational needs and characteristics of gifted children.22. Assists school personnel in ensuring district compliance with accountability requirements.23. Performs other program duties as assigned by the Building Administrator. 24. Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.QUALIFICATIONS:1. Valid Ohio Teaching Certificate/License.2. Ohio Gifted Education Certification or ability to obtain within 2 years.CONDUCT: Each staff member shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance and abuse of any prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District. Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff member has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Days and Salary as per Negotiated Agreement
Posted: 3/17/2017

Gifted Intervention Specialist
The Elyria City Schools has an opening for a Gifted Intervention Specialist to begin at the start of the 17-18 school year. Interested applicants should apply using the following link:
Posted: 3/17/2017

Gifted Intervention Specialists,: Middle and High School
The Centerville City School District, 111 Virginia Avenue, Centerville, Ohio 45458 anticipates openings for gifted intervention specialists at the middle and high school levels. Successful middle and high school candidates will coordinate gifted services as identified by the draft Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-15 for three Centerville middle schools or one comprehensive high school as well as other duties assigned by the superintendent or his designee. Qualifications: A minimum of three years successful teaching experience and licensure or endorsement in gifted education required. Send letter of interest and resume to Bob Yux, Assistant Superintendent at .
Posted: 2/21/2017

Gifted Teachers, grades 5-8
Columbia Middle School 13646 West River Road Columbia Station, OH 44028 Interested candidates should email their resume and letter of interest to: Andrew Gibson, Principal
Posted: 1/13/2017


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