Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
Summary Description: - Leading or co-teaching classes in the context of an integrated curriculum - Increasing the skill set of students to further their understanding of the importance of all aspects of wellness and the role it plays in other disciplines - Working to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curriculum to meet needs - Collaborating with a team of teachers in the design and implementation of integrated curriculum - Keeping careful anecdotal and assessment records and using them to write accurate, comprehensive reports - Fulfilling duties, responsibilities and commitments as outlined in the faculty handbook Working At The School at Columbia University - Participating fully in the demanding and fulfilling life of the school
Minimum Qualifications: - B.A. or B.S. degree or an equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university - At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching - Strong communication abilities, including speaking and writing - Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests - Commitment to diversity and collegiality
Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of Spanish - K-8th grade physical education teaching experience - Health education teaching experience - Familiarity with new technologies
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.