2019-2020 Certified Teacher of the Accelerated Learner
Teacher of the Accelerated Learner for Cartwright School District Accelerated Learner Program
2019-2020 School Year
JOB GOAL: To assist Special Services Director and Assistant Director and the school site in accelerating
learning for high-ability learners.
Certified elementary or secondary teacher.
At least three (3) years of teaching experience with excellent evaluations as evidenced by
administrator’s evaluation and student learning.
Demonstrates proficiency in teaching advanced/high-achieving learners as evidenced by
principal’s evaluations and student achievement.
Demonstrates skills necessary to assist classroom teachers with the implementation
and integration of best practice teaching models and instructional methodologies into their accelerated learning classrooms.
Demonstrates proficiency in principles, strategies and methods of working with high-achieving students.
Demonstrates knowledge of the state’s educational standards.
Demonstrates leadership qualities and works comfortably with adults.
Holds high expectations for her/himself and colleagues, as well as students.
Stays focused, open and committed to a set of beliefs with a willingness to accept the
challenges of sharing a strong and committed belief in advanced and accelerated education for diverse
Commitment to ongoing professional development in accelerated and advanced education as evidenced by working with colleagues, attending and presenting at conferences, workshops and classes.
Demonstrates proficiency in communicating in a meaningful way with all stakeholders regarding high-achieving classroom instructional strategies.
Evidence of independent decision-making skills.
Evidence of collaborative skills.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Provides appropriate training and orientation for instructional staff (principal, classroom teacher,
counselor, ELL support and Special Education) in the development of the Accelerated Student Learning Plan.
- Promotes collaboration between school administration, staff and parents for the purpose of maintaining effective, consistent and regular communication between all stakeholders
REPORTS TO: Director, Assistant Director, and Site Administrator
Provides differentiated instruction through enrichment services for accelerated students at the school sites by working with identified accelerated classroom teachers.
Works with grade level teams to develop and implement consistent accelerated programming at the building level.
Models lessons on various subjects and skills for teachers and students.
Identifies areas of strengths in students and plans appropriate accelerated lessons.
Provides classroom support in effectively teaching high-achieving learners.
Provides classroom support consistent that may include co-planning with teachers, and providing
Applies knowledge of teaching adults as learners to enhance program development.
Assist teachers in developing and providing accelerated students with enriched or alternative
course work through curriculum modification.
Promotes collaboration between classroom teachers and the site administration.
Provides materials and information to help create an environment that provides options for the
Helps teachers to analyze the student data on a regular basis in ELA and Math in order to provide
teachers coaching on flexible groupings and content acceleration.
Meets weekly with Special Services Gifted Team
Coordinates with district communications department to recruit interested advanced learners.
Coordinates CESD Accelerated Learner related meetings and events.
Develop/Present PLC at school site and participates in campus professional learning communities
Communicates with parents, teachers and students on a regular basis, including but not limited to
informational flyers, parent/teacher conferences, hosting family nights/events on campus, hosting informational meetings at the site level.
Coordinates record keeping and reporting as required.
Coordinates entrance testing for the accelerated learner program.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and
Participates in staff development activities such as
Continues own professional development through at least the following activities:
involvement in professional organizations
attendance and presentation at professional conferences
facilitation of colleague visits and school visitations
preparation of publications and continuous professional reading.
Keeps current of best practices and research through
Assists in providing training for all certified and classified instructional staff on instructional
practices for advanced and accelerated learners.
Develop and conduct/arrange professional development sessions, including but not limited to:
Meeting the needs of Accelerated Learners
Accelerated Parent Information Nights
Assist in the coordination and facilitate accelerated student/parent meetings, including:
- Family nights
Demonstrates a high level of professionalism.
Assists with the development and management of accelerated learning and intervention budgets
and grant programs.
Researches and evaluates trends in accelerated learning, intervention, and alternative learning
Travel as required to fulfill responsibilities of the job.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employment 213 days (subject to annual calendar change). Salary schedule approved by the Governing Board).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until Filled
Cartwright School District
Becky Banks, Human Resources
(623) 691-3911 FAX: (623) 691-4079
Job Contact Information
Monday, May 6, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)