Developing Effective State Policies for Gifted Education
The 2nd edition of NAGC's A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education is now available in the online Bookstore. This edition is a downloadble PDF for easy navigation throughout the document and with links to the actual policy.
Posting Summary: The Saturday and Summer Enrichment Program at the Curry School of Education is looking for Lead Teachers for its residential summer camp in June and July 2017. Classes are taught daily, Monday-Friday, either in the morning or in the afternoon, for 6 weeks from June 18-July 27. Incumbents attend training, write curriculum, and teach classes to children rising into grades 5-11. Students are grouped in grades 5-6, 7-8, and 9-11. Course proposals can be in almost any subject, including, but not limited to:
Architecture Biology Chemistry Economics Engineering Math Philosophy Physics Technology
A Bachelor's Degree is required, but equivalent content area or teaching experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. Experience teaching or performing the discipline or craft in the content area of the course being taught is required. Ability to relate to children from diverse backgrounds is required. Experience teaching middle and high school age children in a classroom setting is strongly preferred, or experience teaching at the university level, as is knowledge of curriculum development and classroom management.
Applicant screening begins October 17, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled.
Please thoughtfully complete all the questions for this application in their entirety. Here are some helpful Hints for Course Proposals:
- SEP seeks classes that are not found in the "regular" education coursework. If you wish to teach a more traditional topic (culture classes, astronomy, etc.), find a twist or a new lens for engaging learners with this topic. - Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes are always in high demand. Could you integrate any of these areas into your course at some point? - SEP values active and authentic learning. Our curriculum focuses less on "content coverage" and more on depth and engaging these learners with key ideas and principles from various disciplines and fields. - NOTE: This is only a proposal. We just want to find out about your initial ideas - full curriculum development will come later if you are selected for hire.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619679. Complete a job application online and attach a cover letter and resume.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: A Bachelor's degree is required. Equivalent content area or teaching experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience teaching or performing the discipline or craft in the content area of the course being taught.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience teaching K-12 school age children in a classroom setting is strongly preferred, or experience teaching at the university level.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have knowledge of the content area being taught. Ability to relate to children from diverse backgrounds is required.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of curriculum development and classroom management is strongly preferred.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.