Gifted and Talented Teacher

Coeur d' Alene Tribal School North Tip / Coeur d' Alene Gifted & Talented Middle Full Time Apply no later than 9/22/2023Posted 10M ago

About this job

The Gifted and Talented Resource Teacher provides services to students, teachers, administrators, and parents in order to meet identified students' needs. The position requires the identification and programming of high ability students in the five areas of intellectual, specific academic, creativity, the arts, and leadership.

Desired Experience and Training:
Experience in teaching high ability students, understanding and ability to apply instructional strategies on differentiation.Broad knowledge of elementary education goals and objectives; strong academic background, particularly in mathematics, language arts, and writing; ability to conduct staff development; strong organizational skills; ability to interact with parents, teachers, students; skill in identifying and implementing programming options.

Performance Responsibilities:
- Develops program objectives, enrichment units and process curricula for gifted program.
-Develops and maintains an ongoing student identification process through the use of a talent pool.
-Develops lesson plans, including activities and materials, and implements objectives through individual and small group activities.
-Serves as a resource person in gifted education for all school personnel. Provides staff development opportunities.
-Provides students with opportunities for interaction with community, state and national resources.
-Monitors student's progress, keeps appropriate records, and prepares reports on a regular basis.
-Communicates with students, parents, regular classroom teachers and administrators through conferences and other means to discuss student's progress, interpret the gifted program, and host informational meetings.
-Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
-Models lessons on various subjects and skills for teachers and students.
-Assists classroom teachers in differentiating curriculum.
-Maintains professional competence through professional development activities provided by the school and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
-Selects equipment and instructional materials; maintains required inventory records.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques, strategies, and media, consistent with capabilities of the individuals or student group involved.
-Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy administrative regulations and gifted program plan.
-Develops and monitors gifted education plans.
-Assigns tasks that are intellectually challenging to students.
-Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth. Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills. Maintains appropriate professional appearance.
-Demonstrates regular attendance and punctuality.
-Performs other duties consistent with the position assigned as may be requested by the principal/superintendent.

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation to Rosina Carpenter at

Education required

B.A./B.S. in Education (Gifted and Talented Endorsement Preferred)
Valid Idaho Teacher Certificate

Experience required

Previous experience with gifted and talented students preferred.

Skills required

Good public relations skills.
Computer knowledge
Experience working with K-8 grade aged children
Ability to use computers, and audio/video equipment as needed.
Valid Drivers License


$15- $18 per hour DOE
Medical, Dental, Optical (Self and dependents)
Coeur d'Alene Tribal Wellness Center membership (Self)

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Coeur d' Alene Tribal School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.