Current Openings

Gifted Supervisor

Gifted Supervisor

ESC of Lorain County

Date Available:

Closing Date:

Salary based on experience and qualifications

Masters Degree in Education required
Certification in Gifted Education required
Administration Certification preferred
Five years of classroom teaching experience; three years working with gifted/talented

Position Details
This is a 211 day position (10 month)
Travel required between districts
A competitive benefit package available.

Any questions, contact:

Dave Kish, Assistant Superintendent
Educational Service Center of Lorain County
1885 Lake Ave., Elyria, OH 44035
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 440-324-5777 ext 1156

Application deadline: April 9, 2024


Submitted by:Monique Rinehart

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

Gifted Interventionist and District Wide Coordinator (Aurora City Schools)



Position: Gifted Interventionist and Coordinator
Licensure: Valid Ohio Licensure for
Gifted K-12 w/ Supervisor Licensure or
Gifted K-12 w/ Administrator Licensure
Location: District Wide
Effective: August 15, 2024 (Could be earlier with extended days)
Salary: Appropriate Step on Salary Schedule

Submitted by:Victor M Torres III

Gifted Intervention Specialist

Sylvania Schools District (a large suburban district outside of Toledo ) will be hiring a full-time GIS for the 2024-2025 school year. This position serves students in grades 3-5, in a pullout resource room and by pushing into math and ELA classrooms. Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.redroverk12.com/org/SylvaniaSchools/opening/103112.

Feel free to contact Laurel Thwaites for additional information at [email protected]. Thank you!
Submitted by:Laurel Thwaites

Gifted Coordinator

Position:    Gifted Coordinator

Reports to:  Chief Student Services Officer

Employment Status:  Regular/Full-time 260 day contract

Range of this position: This is 12 month position

FLSA Status:    Exempt

Description:     The coordination of gifted services involves overseeing and coordinating services for the district. Responsibilities typically include identifying gifted students, ensuring appropriate placement and educational services, collaborating with school personnel on curriculum design and teaching strategies, consulting on district-wide planning and improvement initiatives, evaluating the effectiveness of gifted education programs, and ensuring accurate and accessible documentation for parents and stakeholders. The position plays a vital role in advocating for the needs of gifted students and promoting academic excellence and equity within the district.


Possess the authority and influence necessary to enact systemic changes, allocate resources strategically, and advocate for the needs of gifted students.

Leverage their expertise in gifted education to shape policies, develop comprehensive curriculum frameworks, and implement innovative instructional strategies across the district.

Collaborate with stakeholders such as district leadership, school board, and community organizations, fostering a more holistic approach to supporting Upper Arlington’s gifted learners.

Lead transformative initiatives that promote equity, inclusivity, and academic excellence for all students within the district.

NOTE:    The below lists are not ranked in order of importance


Master’s degree or higher in Education, Educational Leadership, or related field

K-12 Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement

At least three years certified teaching experience at the elementary or middle school grade levels

Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to work effectively with others

Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing

Effective, active listening skills

Organizational and problem solving skills

Knowledge of Ohio school law

Ability to lead and motivate staff and students

Team building skills

Knowledge of educational administration

Knowledge of gifted intervention best practices

Knowledge of curriculum and successful teaching strategies

Knowledge of child development and modes of learning

Essential Functions:

Evaluate the district’s gifted intervention specialists

Enact and monitor systematic changes within the district regarding gifted services

Lead initiatives that support gifted education

Collaborate with stakeholders

Facilitate meetings and professional development

Allocate resource appropriately within the gifted budget through Student Services

Review Board policy documents pertaining to gifted education for accuracy; recommend changes as needed

Attend regional and state gifted coordinator meetings

Attend and facilitate parent, administrator, gifted intervention specialist, teacher communication and support

Lead the acceleration process for the district

Plan, create, implement and monitor professional development for both gifted intervention specialists and general education teachers

Determine process for WEPs

Review district report card data and discuss with district leadership

Attend regional and state gifted coordinator meetings

Attend OAGC annual conference

Attend parent, administrator, gifted intervention specialist, teacher meetings as requested

Oversee the visual and performing arts and creative thinking gifted identification process

Answer administrator, staff, and parent questions

Read new research about best practices in gifted education

Implement and monitor all Board policies and regulations

Establish and maintain a positive public relationship to the best of your ability

Attend special events and functions of the district as directed by the Superintendent or his/her designee

Support school improvement programs and ideas

Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent

Equipment Operated:

Various office machines


Fax machine

Copy machine



P.A. system

Additional Working Conditions:

Frequent weekend/evening/summer work/overnight

Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions

Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue

Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 25 pounds, e.g., paper boxes, deliveries of supplies and equipment

Occasional interaction among unruly children

Frequently move and position self as necessary to access and operate equipment

Frequently move around workspace and travel throughout school building

Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance, use in the workplace throughout his/her employment with the District.

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor and or appointing authority.

The Upper Arlington City School District Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race,color, national origin, sex, including sexual orientation and transgender identity, disability, age, religion,military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

Upper Arlington Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.
Submitted by:Matt Jordan

Gifted Coordinator

Qualifications: Must hold certification/licensure for Ohio as a teacher with the gifted endorsement; hold a Master’s Degree in your Ed. field; and must have or be able to qualify for an administrative license. Candidate needs to be highly organized and be able to manage their time efficiently and effectively. Prefer experiences working with gifted students of elementary, middle school, or high school age.

Duties: As per job description – to manage student information for local district(s), provide expertise in gifted programming; set up and administer appropriate testing; be able to work with a team of coordinators on gifted projects such as Mentorship and Career Explorations; conduct ongoing professional development; establish and promote communication and collaboration with Gifted Coordinators, administration, staff and parents; Remain current on latest research and development in gifted education.
Must have reliable transportation and be able/willing to drive to each of our partner districts throughout Licking and Muskingum counties.

Please send a current resumé and letter of interest to Jason Hankinson,
Director of Curriculum, at [email protected] , or Licking County
E.S.C., 145 N. Quentin Road, Newark, OH 43055.
Submitted by:Jason Hankinson

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