To provide gifted students with advanced learning and enrichment experiences in specifically designated areas of curriculum in order to help utilize their special intellectual gifts as fully as possible.
Develops and implements comprehensive gifted services, elementary through high school according to district gifted services guidelines.
Assists school personnel in the identification of gifted students, reporting to the state annually.
Assists in the placement of gifted students in appropriate educational services and settings.
Assists teachers in the facilitation of gifted services and culture of enrichment.
Develops, obtains and distributes appropriate gifted services/enrichment materials while assisting district personnel in ensuring that documents regarding gifted identification procedures and written criteria for gifted services that are required in Ohio Department of Education Gifted Operating Standards are accurate and accessible to parents and other stakeholders.
Assists teachers in the ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of gifted services/enrichment opportunities.
Assists school personnel in the development, appropriate dissemination, evaluation and revision of written education plans for students participating in gifted services.
Provides staff development to teachers, administrators, support personnel and community members regarding the educational needs and characteristics of gifted children.
Monitors performance and provides support to Gifted Intervention Specialists.
Serves as chairperson of district Gifted Services Advisory Committee.
Communicates regularly to the Chief Academic Officer, Director of Elementary Education, building principals, counselors and GIS’s on gifted services and enrichment activities and opportunities.
Coordinates acceleration options such as Early Entrance to Kindergarten/1stgrade, subject acceleration, whole grade acceleration, credit flex and college credit plus.
Assists school personnel in ensuring district compliance with accountability requirements.
Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.
The Dublin City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other status protected by law.
Master’s degree or higher.
Five years teaching experience including extensive coursework and certification in Gifted Education.
Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.
Experience in program development and program coordination, preferred.
Valid Ohio Certificate as an administrator.
Such alternatives to the above as deemed appropriate by the Board of Education.
The Dublin City School District consists of 47 square miles and parts of Columbus, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Delaware County, and Union County. Contrary to a popular notion, the boundaries of the Dublin School district extend far outside the city of Dublin. In fact, more than 40% of our students live outside the city of Dublin.
The District remains committed to the dual goals of excellence and equity. Dublin City Schools works everyday to provide our students with world-class instruction and a well-rounded education and to continuously improve in everything we do. It is our goal to align our daily work around these concepts in order to create the Dublin Difference.The District has received the State of Ohio’s highest possible rating, Excellent with Distinction, for nine consecutive years, bolstering its statewide reputation for academic and extracurricular excellence. According to Ohio Department of Education statistics, Dublin City Schools is the 11th largest district in the state, and has more than 1,600 ELL (English Language Learners) speaking more than 50 different languages.