Gifted Intervention Specialist

Hartville, Ohio
Gifted Intervention Specialist

Job Description

Objective: Implement the gifted and talented program at LCCS including the provision of services, student support, instructional support of classroom teachers, supporting families, and curating enrichment materials for differentiation in the regular classroom.

State of Ohio teaching certificate or license.
Certified in Gifted Education or experience with students who are identified as gifted; it is imperative that the candidate have a deep understanding of the needs of gifted learners.
A good moral reputation, strong family relationships, and the ability to relate to and to work well with others.
An energetic and effective teacher who understands the value of preparation combined with flexibility.
Supportive the mission and core values, philosophy of education, expected student outcomes, and curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.

Reports to: Elementary Principal
Supervises: Aides that may be assigned to the department

Performance Expectations:

Assist in the placement of gifted students in appropriate educational services and settings.
Evaluate new student files/data, attend family interviews, and make recommendations for course placement.
Test, evaluate and identify students referred for services.
Create and evaluate Written Acceleration Plans and Written Education Plans created both internally as well as those from other school districts.
Serve as a resource for classroom teachers in making adjustments/differentiating to better meet the needs of gifted students in the regular classroom.
Provide access to a wide variety of materials which meet the needs of various learning situations.
Design and teach lessons to small groups of gifted students as scheduled and directed (co-teaching as assigned/needed).
Monitor progress of students identified as gifted and intervene as necessary.
Communicate with parents, teachers, and administration concerning the progress of students.
Collaborate with the curriculum director, school counselors, and school administrators to implement best course offerings and placements for students.
Provides professional development to teachers, administrators, support personnel, and parents regarding educational needs and characteristics of gifted children.
Participate in assigned committee work, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and other responsibilities as assigned.
Other duties as assigned
Supervise elective group activities.
Fulfill expectations outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Additional Working Conditions:
Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue
Occasional interaction with unruly students
The ability to move unaided through the building, climbing of stairs, lifting of up to 25 pounds, and the ability to clearly communicate with others through written and verbal expression.
Occasional evening work
Occasional travel, e.g., attending workshop outside of district
Occasional operation of a vehicle in inclement weather conditions
Frequent repetitive hand motion, e.g., computer keyboard, calculator, writing

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and current resume to [email protected].

Submitted by:Heidi Roberts