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Position: Lower School Gifted Education Teacher

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Kansas City’s only K-12 Jewish community day school, seeks to hire an enthusiastic, qualified Gifted Education Teacher

Reports to: Principal

Job Goals: To meet the academic and social/emotional needs of gifted learners and high achievers by providing advanced and differentiated curriculum, enrichment units, instruction in process skills, and effective growth experiences as well as support their teachers

The successful candidate will:

· have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s prefered) and certification in gifted education
· have a genuine interest in working with Lower School students
· have experience teaching gifted and talented at the Elementary Level (K-5)
· Work collaboratively with classroom teachers and grade level teams to provide push-in as well as pull-out services to students needing higher level differentiation
· demonstrate an innovative and energetic approach to teaching
· demonstrate knowledge of 21st Century skills, differentiated instruction, modeling and project-based learning
· have pedagogical experience with a wide variety of technology formats, platforms and applications
· be committed to professional growth and professional sharing
· work openly and proactively with administration, colleagues, students, and families

Qualifications: Education degree and teaching license preferred, certification in gifted, experience teaching gifted and talented students

Application Process: Please complete the online application here; or mail in application with cover letter and a list of references to 5801 W. 115th Street, Overland Park, KS 66211