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  • Grapevine, Texas, Primary Purpose: Teach a full load of AP Literature.  Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.     Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned Gifted and Talented Supplemental or certification preferred GT 30 hours plus 6-hour update required
  • Houston, Texas, Department: Shepherd School Position Summary: All members of the faculty are expected fully to be engaged in the academic life of the school and university through effective teaching, research and professional academic service activities. Teaching assignments or service assignments may be reviewed and changed from time to time, and from individual to individual, to provide each faculty member the opportunity to contribute fully to the overall mission of the school and university. Artist Teacher of Opera Studies teaching responsibilities include, vocal repertoire, individual student coaching, collaborating recitals, and opera studies Position Status: Full-Time Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
  • Grapevine, Texas, ASPIRE Academy for Highly Gifted Students is seeking a math teacher to instruct middle school students in high school-level math courses. Housed at Cross Timbers Middle School, ASPIRE operates as a school-within-a-school, providing highly gifted learners with appropriate learning activities and experiences in core academic areas to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, and social growth. This teacher will join a highly successful ASPIRE team of middle school teachers and will be supported by an instructional coach. Based on student need, this teaching position will include sections of Algebra I, Geometry, and possibly Algebra II/PreCalculus. Qualifications Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject(s) and level(s) assigned.  Applicants must hold one of the certifications listed:  Secondary Mathematics Grades (6-12), Mathematics Grades (7-12), Mathematics Grades (8-12) Experience teaching algebra and/or geometry, preferred  Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned Gifted & Talented Endorsement or Certification preferred  (GT certification required during the summer or fall semester if candidate does not already have it)   GT 30 hours plus annual six (6) hour update Experience teaching gifted students preferred  Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of core academic subject(s) assigned General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Understanding of the unique social and emotional needs of highly gifted students Ability to cultivate positive relationships with highly gifted and high achieving students and their families Ability  to create a positive learning environment Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to bring digital tools into the classroom Ability to differentiate according to student readiness, interest and needs Experience: Experience teaching gifted learners (such as accelerated math/science teacher, GT sections of math courses, etc.) Curriculum design experience specifically related to differentiating instruction and creating differentiated learning experiences for gifted students 

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  • Research suggests that personality traits are complex and shaped both by inheritance and environmental factors. One model regarding personality lists 5 traits (each representing a continuum): Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Neuroticism, and Openness. Another view of personality lists self-perception, self-regulation, motivation, attribution, and intrapersonal intelligence. It’s important to have a systematic understanding of a gifted student’s []

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