• Cherry Creek School District
  • $84,510.00 -159,710.00/year*
  • Fort Morgan , CO
  • Education - Excluding Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 17637 Co Rd M

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JOB DESCRIPTION: The Gifted Learning Teacher provides services to students, teachers, administrator and parents to meet the identified needs of gifted students The teacher facilitates the equitable identification and programming of high ability students in the thirteen areas. Additionally, the teacher will manage the writing of Advanced Learning Plans of already identified gifted students per District guidelines to include strength-based goal development, progress monitoring and reporting as well as assist in the selection of appropriate programming to meet identified gifted students' needs. The teacher also serves as a liaison to the District Advanced Academic and Gifted Services department. The Gifted Learning Teacher works under the direction of the building principal. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1-Collaborates with building principal and staff, Director of Advanced Academic and Gifted Services, and AAGS department staff to oversee building-level Identification processes and programming for gifted students as defined by Colorado's Exceptional Student Education Act.
2-Leads the process of developing and writing yearly Advanced Learning Plans for all identified gifted students; monitors and reports progress of strength-based and affective goals as outlined in the student's individual Advanced Learning Plan in alignment with state timelines, requirements, and guidance/expectations set forth by the Office of Advanced Academic and Gifted Services.
3-Provides indirect and/or direct services to gifted students as outlined in the student's Advanced Learning Plan in conjunction with district and building guidelines for gifted education.
4-Assists classroom teachers in enriching and differentiating curriculum, providing materials, information, and supports to help create an environment which provides opportunities for the exceptional needs of gifted learners while ensuring continued academic and affective growth and development.
5-Attend meetings and staff development opportunities hosted by the Office of Advanced Academic and Gifted Services to ensure timely curricular support and to maintain consistent alignment of process and practice.
6-Communicates with parents, teachers, and students on a regular basis, including but not limited to hosting informational meetings at the building level which align with district initiatives and the Office of Advanced Academic and Gifted Services' messaging and processes. EXPERIENCE: Refer to Job Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Cherry Creek School District complies with the rules and regulations set forth by the Colorado Department of Education in terms of hiring candidates who are CURRENTLY LICENSED OR ENDORSED IN THE APPROPRIATE CONTENT AREA(S)

Valid Colorado teaching License
Endorsement in Gifted and Talented Education, Required
M.A. in Gifted Education, Desired

Gifted and Talented OTHER INFO: This pool posting is for all available positions. Individual school interviews will take place following the pool interview process.
Associated topics: accountant, accountant iii, admin secretary, administrative, administrative assistant i, administrative support specialist, administrator, business support, information technology support, support staff

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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