Grapevine-Colleyville ISD

Teacher, Gifted and Talented Specialist (Timberline Elementary 2021-22 School year) (2080822310)

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TitleTeacher, Gifted and Talented Specialist (Timberline Elementary 2021-22 School year)
Posting ID2080822310

Job Title: GT Specialist                                                                              Wage/Hour Status:   Exempt


Reports to:  Campus Principal &                                                                 Pay Grade:  Teacher Pay Table 187 days

Director of Advanced Academics       


Dept./School: Timberline Elementary School & Curriculum and Instruction    Date Revised: 02/2021

Primary Purpose:  To facilitate student success in academics, creative thinking, problem-solving, leadership, and interpersonal skills. GT Specialists will implement district approved GT curriculum; document teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; address specific educational needs of GT students; provide a safe, risk-free learning environment; provide feedback to students, parents and administrators regarding student progress, program expectations, goals, and identification procedures.


Qualifications/Educational Experience:

  • Minimum of five years teaching experience
  • Minimum of three years GT cluster teacher teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of gifted education teaching strategies, curriculum, and student characteristics
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate EC-6
  • Gifted/Talented Supplemental Certification preferred (If selected, GT certification will be required within the first semester if applicant is not already GT certified.) 
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish, preferred
  • Completion of state-required 30 hours GT training
  • Completion of annual state-required 6 hour GT update
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Strong collaboration skills


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Teach district GT curriculum to identified students.
  • Monitor and record student progress.
  • Assist the advanced academics department with all procedures and policies related to GT testing, placement decisions, and communication with all stakeholders.
  • Plan collaboratively with advanced academics department, GT specialists, and classroom teachers.
  • Assist the campus and the advanced academics department with translating communication from English into Spanish about gifted education, curriculum, and GT testing procedures.
  • Provide demonstration lessons and extensions in the content areas.
  • Provide professional learning at the district and/or campus level.
  • Communicate with parents regarding district program expectations and goals, curriculum, student progress, identification and social/emotional needs of gifted and high ability students. 
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationTimberline Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/22/2021