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.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Master's degree and current NC teaching license.
National Board Certification is preferred.
Knowledge of and/or experience with edTPA standards is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities required for this position include:
Collaborate in a professional environment.
Collect and analyze data, as well as implement related strategies.
Model research-based best practices.
Identify practical, research-based resources (electronic, paper-based, human) to assist teachers in meeting their goals.
Conduct crucial conversations with teachers about maintaining high expectations for students.
Question in a way that promotes reflective practice.
Understand and work with diverse populations.
Have a strong, positive history of working with school and district-level leaders.
Exhibit an approachable, personable, and empathetic effect.
Convey an ability to influence and motivate others.
Commit to being a good listener.
Commit to being a reflective practitioner.
Commit to being outcomes-oriented.
Commit to being willing to travel weekly and to work some weekends and evenings.
Strong oral and written communication, organization, time management, and advanced technology skills.
Knowledge of NCSCOS, Common Core, and Essential Standards.
Knowledge of new North Carolina Induction Program Program and Mentor Standards.
Knowledge of pedagogy and adult learning theory.
Evidence of strong technology use -Effective communication skills to interact with a variety of stakeholders.
Must be approachable, personable, and empathetic; influencing and motivating to others; a good listener; a reflective practitioner; outcomes-oriented; and self-motivated and driven.
Willing to travel weekly and to work some weekends and evenings.
Able to schedule and manage time wisely.
Able to collaborate with upper-level leadership in LEAs/schools.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Typically Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m., hours may vary according for travel time to school districts.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.