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Secondary Science Teacher (Class Size Reduction) - 2021-2022
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Topeka, KS 66611




Biology Teacher -Topeka High School- 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Library Media Specialist - Scott Dual Language Magnet Elementary School- 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Engineering and Applied Math/Robotics Teacher - TCALC
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (SPED) 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Adaptive and Functional High School Special Education Teachers (SPED) 2021-2022 School Year
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Adaptive and Functional Elementary Special Education Teachers (SPED) 2021-2022 School Year
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Elementary Teacher 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Science Teacher - Robinson Middle School 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Mathematics Teacher - Eisenhower Middle School - 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Biology Teacher - Highland Park High School 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Pre-School - Early Childhood Unified Teacher
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




English Learners (EL) Teacher - Secondary- 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Business Teacher - Topeka West High School- 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Mathematics Teacher - Topeka High School - 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Occupational Therapist (SPED) 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




School Psychologist (SPED)
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Speech/Language Pathologist (SPED) 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Elementary Teacher (Class Size Reduction) - 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Secondary Social Studies Teacher (Class Size Reduction) - 2021-2022
Topeka USD 501
Topeka, KS 66611




Occupational Therapist - school based, Parsons
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Elementary Educator, ESSER One Year Only Substitute PreK-6, District, CR00613
Turner USD 202
Kansas City, KS 66106







Gifted Teacher- Jardine Middle School 2021-2022

Reports To:         Building Administrator  

 

Position Purpose:           

Educators of gifted students demonstrate a commitment to learning for all students by maintaining organized- child-centered classrooms- by presenting content-rich and standards-based lessons and activities- by meeting individual needs through the use of assessments and data- and by using a variety of instructional strategies that are reflective of current best practices and research.

 

The teacher prescribes and implements an educational program that enables gifted children to achieve their fullest potential.  The teacher of gifted students is responsible for planning and implementing the goals of the Individual Education Plan (IEP).

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must meet Kansas State Department of Education licensure requirements for Special Education.
  • The candidate should have a background in programming for and educating gifted students and management of IEPs- collaborating with a wide variety of other educational specialists- and consulting with other educational staff.
  • Good communication and consultation skills- team building- management knowledge of special education procedures and regulations are important.
  • An advanced degree is preferred.
  • ESOL Endorsement preferred.

 

Physical/Emotional Requirements:  The incumbent may be required to use the following skills and abilities during any part of the working day.

 

While performing the duties of this job- the employee is frequently required to walk- sit- talk- and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision- distance vision- depth perception- and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

Performance Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates an understanding of how students develop and learn
  • Modifies teaching to meet individual student needs
  • Communicates high expectations to all learners
  • Adapts instruction to accommodate student needs
  • Demonstrates continuous self-evaluation using a variety of methods to identify strengths and professional improvement/growth priorities
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities
  • Applies knowledge gained from professional growth opportunities
  • Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders to accomplish school-wide and district-wide goals
  • Provides assistance to appropriate personnel- as needed
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability when dealing with all stakeholders
  • Clearly and effectively conveys ideas and thoughts to others
  • Uses a variety of verbal- nonverbal- and media techniques
  • Seeks- listens- and responds appropriately to suggestions- requests- and concerns
  • Demonstrates an accurate- up[-to-date- and extensive knowledge of subject(s) and effectively communicates this understanding to students
  • Demonstrates knowledge of how subject matter is organized
  • Demonstrates knowledge of how subject matter/disciplines are integrated
  • Incorporates use of appropriate technology within content/curricula area
  • Effectively implements the district-adopted curriculum
  • Develop lesson plans incorporating effective lesson design
  • Uses a variety of research-based instructional practices and current resources that support instructional goals and student needs
  • Models and facilitates high-level thinking- problem solving- creativity- and flexibility
  • Implements instructional practices which communicate expectations for learning while actively engaging students.
  • Routinely integrates a variety of informal and formal assessments into instruction
  • Uses a variety of informal and formal assessment data in making instructional decisions
  • Makes students aware of assessment standards/learner expectations
  • Assist students in developing self-assessment skills
  • Maintains up-to-date records of student progress
  • Creates a positive- invitational- and safe learning environment
  • Develops- models- and practices procedures and routines
  • Communicates realistic and consistent expectations for student behavior and applies appropriate consequences
  • Consistently administers the district and school Student Code of Conduct and school policies
  • Communicates effectively and promotes positive interpersonal relationships
  • Develops positive working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Recognizes and appreciates diversity and individual differences
  • Demonstrates conflict resolution skills
  • Models enthusiasm for learning and teaching
  • Makes decisions based on thorough research and factual information
  • Treats students- patrons- and colleagues with dignity and respect
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Uses monitoring techniques to facilitate learning
  • Develops curricula for qualitatively different instruction of gifted students and provides opportunity for instruction when appropriate.
  • Provides gifted students with opportunities to develop higher thinking skills- teamwork- and consensus-making skills- independent study techniques- advanced placement- and acceleration where appropriate
  • Prepares Individual Education Programs for all gifted students in the program according to federal- state- and local guidelines- rules- and regulations.
  • Conducts quarterly reports- reviews- or revises goals and objectives on the Individual Education Program for each student.
  • Aids in the selection of students qualified for the gifted program by the administration of diagnostic tests- checklists- and questionnaires.
  • Consults with classroom teachers and provides materials for use with gifted students when appropriate
  • Assures implementation of state and federal regulations on gifted/talented education
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day

 

Terms of Employment:

9 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.

 

Evaluation:

 

Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board policy on evaluation of Certified Personnel

 

Significant associations:

 

The performance responsibilities are not limited to those outlined in this description and may include any other responsibilities as assigned by the administrator/supervisor

 


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Applications Due By: 09/30/2021

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Employer Information
Topeka USD 501 www.topekapublicschools.net

To apply for a position at Topeka Public Schools, please visit www.topekapublicschools.net, select Employment, and then Job Opportunities. Topeka Public Schools` students perform at the highest levels.  Students, staff members, and district leaders are recognized regularly for outstanding accomplishments. We offer a variety of comprehensive programs designed to fit to the needs and interests of all students. Excellence and equity are the standard. We educate all children. TPS schools have received national recognition for excellence in education, with several attaining the Kansas Standards of Excellence in reading and mathematics and many achieving remarkable double-digit gains. As the sixth largest school district in Kansas with an enrollment of about 12,000 students in elementary through high school, Topeka Public Schools is also the largest school district in Shawnee County.  Elementary schools range in size from 200 to 600 students. We have two elementary magnet schools.  One is a science and fine arts magnet school and the other is a computer magnet school. Middle school enrollments range between 400 to 600 students and our three high schools have enrollments of 800 to 1,800 students. Hope Street Academy, a charter high school, draws alternative students from across the district. A proud feature of our district is Hummer Sports Park, a six-sport complex featuring state-of-the-art facilities for football, track, soccer, baseball, softball, and swimming. We are committed to hiring and retaining superior employees to educate and meet the needs of each student. As the third largest employer in Topeka with over 2,400 certified and classified staff members, we provide a competitive salary schedule, district-paid insurance benefits, a generous leave package, and many other great benefits. If you are interested in joining our progressive school district, please check the job listings below and visit our website at www.topekapublicschools.net to learn more about Topeka Public Schools and complete your application. 


Employer Address: 624 SW 24th Street Topeka, Kansas

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