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  • I truly wish the state had a portal to track this state required training. It is challenging to say the least. We used to use edhoria and had certain credit types listed to make tracking easier. We now use a PD system called KickUp and it does the ...

  • Round Rock ISD is currently hiring for two positions in our Gifted and Advanced Academic Services department: COORDINATOR - GIFTED SERVICES Code: 5695-3 Location: GIFTED & ADVANCED ACADEMICS Job Family: ADMINISTRATIVE Posting Start Date: 09/21/2022 ...

  • Good Afternoon, We are currently working on updating our records in this area. Our district has decided to have all of our teachers K-12 th grade complete the 30-HR Foundational Training. We are using a cohort method to complete this training. ...

  • Hi Krystal, This has a lot to do with how you define GT services in your district. If your GT students are clustered and the teacher is expected to differentiate for them, then classroom teachers are part of your GT service plan. We also have a pullout ...

  • Hello, Krystle! As the others have stated, the Texas State Plan requires the 30 hour training for teachers who "provide instruction and services that are a part of the district's defined gifted/talented services." If your students are served through clustering ...

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  • Waco, Texas, Full-Time/Part-Time Assistant Teacher Waco, TX, United States Job Identification: 13647 Posting Date: 09/07/2022, 11:38 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor Job Description: What We Are Looking For The Assistant Teacher serves within Family and Consumer Sciences and reports to the Director of the Piper Child Development Center. This position will work closely with other Piper staff, children and their families, student workers, etc. Baylor is looking to hire a full-time and part-time Assistant Teacher. A high school diploma, one year of experience and an active Christian faith are required. An Associate's degree and three years of relevant work experience are preferred. *The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and TB test prior to start date. First Aid and CPR are required, but can be completed after offer of employment if not already certified. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. What You Will Do Manage day-to-day functions of assigned classroom Provide support and coverage of lead teacher when unavailable Provide supervision and care of students Ensure compliance with regulatory policies and procedures Instill guidance and appropriate teaching and caregiving practices to support students Maintain a high level of professionalism in each classroom Act in a moral and ethical manner to reflect the purpose of Baylor University and the Piper Center Maintain organization of supplies and equipment Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission Comply with university policies Maintain regular and punctual attendance What You Can Expect As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages. Explore & Engage Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate . Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and the many opportunities to engage locally. If you are new to Central Texas, This is Waco! About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled To apply, visit https://ejof.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/preview/13647 Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-848c7c04e766c54c8063c89139daac2b
  • Waco, Texas, Piper Teacher Waco, TX, United States Job Identification: 13617 Posting Date: 08/31/2022, 9:55 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor Job Description: What We Are Looking For This position specifically supports the mission by creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children. The Piper Teacher serves within Family and Consumer Sciences and reports to the Director of the Piper Child Development Center. This position will work closely with other Piper staff, children and their families, student workers, practicum students, faculty and outside therapists (OT, PT, SLP, ABA). The position is responsible for creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children. The successful candidate will have the following: Bachelor's degree in related field A minimum of two years relevant work experience Experience working with a diverse group of people, including children with special needs and their families Ability to compose effective correspondence both written and verbally Experience with implementing positive guidance techniques in the classroom Ability to successfully partner with co-teacher to provide project-based, emergent curriculum *The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and TB test prior to start date. First Aid and CPR are required, but can be completed after offer of employment if not already certified. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. What You Will Do Provide quality teaching in assigned classroom, which may include children from 8 weeks to 5 years of age Provide a model of appropriate teaching and caregiving practices to support academic experiences of Baylor students Collaborate in the planning and implementation of classroom activities Conduct developmental screenings as needed for children Observe and monitor groups of children daily Communicate and make learning visible to parents, students and faculty Act in a moral and ethical manner to reflect the purpose of Baylor University and the Piper Center Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission Comply with University policies, NAEYC regulations and Texas Minimum Standards Complete a minimum of 30 hours of professional development annually Maintain regular and punctual attendance What You Can Expect As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages. Explore & Engage Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate . Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and the many opportunities to engage locally. If you are new to Central Texas, This is Waco! About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled To apply, visit https://ejof.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/preview/13617 Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-c28f6abfeef86e4db73f45ec73dfa882
  • Huntsville, Texas, Requisition: 202200393S Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff Department: Charter School General Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Education or in a related field. Experience in teaching or a related field preferred. Valid Texas Teacher Certification or able to obtain one in a calendar year to teach Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary school from Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Creates and maintains an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals. Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only): Instructs students on subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program. Implements and administers into daily student instruction appropriate educational curriculum, which is aligned with the Texas State Standards. Creates instructional resources for use in the classroom. Plans, prepares, and delivers instructional activities. Creates a positive educational climate in which students can learn. Analyzes student progress and provides appropriate instruction. Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times. Ensures assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times. Develops a classroom/school climate that promotes positive learning conditions. Works professionally and cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the community. Integrates technology into the instructional program. Meets course and school-wide student performance goals. Participates in ongoing training sessions. Creates lesson plans and modifies accordingly throughout the year. Grades papers and maintains the grade book. Writes grant proposals to gain funding for further research. Creates projects designed to enhance lectures. Reads and stays abreast of current topics in education. Utilizes various curriculum resources. Integrates competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans. Utilizes curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served. Develops incentives to keep participants in class. Develops professional relationships with other agencies and programs. Utilizes public library resources. Works with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met. Tutors students on an individual basis. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities. Prepares and distributes required reports. Observes and evaluates student performance. Manages student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures. Guides the learning process towards achievement of curriculum goals. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with the instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students. Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy. Maintains and improves professional competence. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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