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.
The English Department is responsible for educating students in grades 9-12. The courses taught by the department are designed to teach reading, writing, and thinking skills, and the content of the courses is chosen to support those goals. The responsibilities for this position will include teaching four sections with two preparations and leading an advisory. Candidates must be able to teach any grade level of high school English. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with teaching students to read literature closely, fostering engaging discussions in class, and helping students follow a clear, structured writing process. A candidate does not need to have a background or specialization in a particular area of literature or English education but should have experience in and be open to teaching texts from a range of periods, literary genres, and national literatures. English teachers report to their respective Principals and are responsible to the English Department Chair. Teachers are responsible for developing curriculum, supervising students both in and out of the classroom; maintaining up-to-date teaching techniques to provide students with a quality educational experience; monitoring the performance of their students; and recognizing problems and coordinating with administrators, other teachers, and parents to correct problems. Additionally, teachers are expected to work with members in their department, colleagues in other departments, as well as with staff and administrators.Teachers are expected to work a 40 hour work week and the required number of days as stipulated in the collective bargaining agreement. Additionally, he/she will be expected to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the bargaining agreement between the University of Chicago and the Faculty association. Anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2017.
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