Job Description

Pay Grade:                        Teacher Salary Schedule

Position Control:             

Department:                     Academic Services

Accountable To:               Gifted Coordinator

FLSA Status:                    Exempt

Creation/Revision Date:  May 13, 2019


Under general direction, incumbent(s) provides training leadership around identifying and supporting  gifted and high potential students in Head Start and Early Childhood (EDE) programs

Essential Functions:

  • Provides professional development on the characteristics and needs of pre-K gifted students to all Head Start and ECE teachers at regular intervals throughout the year
  • Assesses referred pre-K students using an ADE approved assessment to determine need for gifted services
  • Communicates with the parents of identified pre-K gifted students
  • Collaborates with Head Start or ECE teachers to write individual learning goals for gifted pre-K students
  • Consults with Head Start and ECE teachers upon request to provide lesson ideas for pre-K gifted students
  • Provides small group instruction periodically throughout the year directly to identified pre-K gifted students

Required Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications.  Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.


  • Hold a current teaching certificate in Arizona
  • Have or be working towards a Gifted Endorsement
  • Experience working with preschool aged children
  • Experience collaborating with and supporting other teachers

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.

  • Master’s Degree

Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to communicate verbally and in writing with both non-technical end-users and technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Substantive knowledge of Windows hardware, operating systems, standard productivity packages (e.g., Office Suite, Google Chrome browser, etc.)
  • Substantive knowledge of Google Suite for Education
  • Ability to work closely with faculty to develop innovative course materials.
  • Knowledge of pedagogical methods and learning styles.
  • Ability to develop highly effective and innovative solutions to pedagogical and research issues.
  • Ability to produce and deliver high quality media components for online learning.
  • Proficient skills in customer service and satisfaction
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Proficient skills in customer service and satisfaction
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new systems and procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, think outside the box.
  • Experience presenting in front of groups of adults
  • Detail oriented
  • Effective communicator

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Primary Location: Gifted Services

Shift Type: Part-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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