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High Ability Teacher/Coordinator, Part-Time

Job Title
High Ability Teacher/Coordinator, Part-Time
Job ID
27239221
Location
INDIANAPOLIS,  IN 46219-1347
Other Location
Description

The mission of the Hoosier Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

High Ability Teacher/Coordinator, Part-Time

Expected Work Hours:  20 hours per week

Job Location:  Virtual/Home Office

Salary Range:  $18K-$20K per year

Position Overview:

The High Ability Teacher/Coordinator will work in a team-oriented environment to carry out the goals of the High Ability program by providing data-driven instruction in Math and/or Reading identified high ability students in a 1:1 or small group setting. This position will monitor data, communicate progress and collaborate with administration, teachers, students, and learning coaches. This position will also manage the high ability program as outlined in the High Ability Handbook. 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Current Indiana teaching license in Math. Reading or English teaching license is a plus.
  • High Ability license or will have High Ability license within the School Year.
  • Has 1+ year of teaching experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to adapt to new technology tools quickly.
  • Previous experience in a virtual school is a plus.

Other Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time for professional development, conduct assessments, etc.
  • Ability to pass background check requirements

Essential Functions, Duties, and Performance Responsibilities:

  • Uses data to develop and teach differentiated Math and/or ELA enrichment lessons for K-8 high ability students.
  • Maintains documentation and data of high ability students.  
  • Communicates information/progress with parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Meets and collaborates regularly with teachers, counselors, and administrators to best meet the needs of high ability students.
  • Coordinates and administers high ability identification testing as needed. 
  • Facilitates high ability professional development for staff on a quarterly basis. 
  • Conducts a parent workshop each semester. 
  • Supports families with questions about high ability identification and programming.
  • Attends weekly staff meetings to share data and feedback about high ability.
  • Uses instructional coaching strategies to support teacher effectiveness in best instructional practices. 
  • Coordinates and Leads Broad-Based Planning Committee Meetings three times per School Year.
  • Attends High Ability workshops as needed.
  • Special projects as assigned. 
  • Manages the High Ability Handbook, making any updates to policies/procedures.
  • Collaborates with the School Counselor to ensure High Ability students receive social and emotional counseling. 
  • Facilitates any high ability identification appeal conversations.
  • Reports program activities to the Head of Schools.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.