Job Summary: 

  • Actively participate as a member of a professional learning team, exhibiting trust, effective communication, commitment, mutual accountability, and attention to results.
  • Actively participate on leadership teams to positively influence and support the acquisition of effective instructional practices for high potential students.
  • Design and deliver developmentally appropriate curriculum for direct instruction.
  • Administer assessments and identify students for supplemental services and acceleration.
  • Evaluate student progress using developmentally appropriate assessments.
  • Communicate with parents, teachers, and administrators about student progress.
  • Co-teach or demonstrate instructional strategies within a classroom environment.
  • Coach and support teacher use of balanced inquiry strategies and data-driven decision making.
  • Communicate frequently with parents, colleagues, students, and administrators through all available means of technology.
  • Establish and maintain high standards for character and academic growth.

Qualifications:

  • Current Minnesota teaching license;
    • Elementary Education, K-6 or 1-6 required.
    • Gifted and Talented Certificate preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of high potential students and effective instruction for learners in elementary grades.
  • Knowledge of and experience with instruction practices for accelerating student growth;
  • Strong knowledge of research and best practice in gifted and talented curriculum and instruction;
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate personal schedule;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to focus on inquiry, formative assessment, and technology integration;
  • Ability to coach and support teacher use of balanced literacy strategies and data driven-decision making.
  • Effective classroom management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaboration and problem-solving.
  • Experience with curriculum and assessment design.
  • Ability to use technology as an instructional tool.