Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center

Gifted Education Consultant-Full Time (104)

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Job Details

TitleGifted Education Consultant-Full Time
Posting ID104



  1. Possesses the skills to manage Gifted programs and students in a variety of settings.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively and gain the confidence of administrators, parents, students, and teachers individually and in groups.
  3. Possesses skills need to plan and conduct meetings, in-services, seminars, and workshops.
  4. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and professional discretion.
  5. Initiative that will lead to continued program improvement and development.
  6. The willingness to work cooperatively as a team member with a variety of individuals and take directions from supervisors.
  7. Must have, or be able to obtain, and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license.
  8. Must have and maintain a dependable means of transportation.




Minimum of at least a Kansas teaching endorsement in an area of special education or the ability to obtain endorsement through a waiver.




Executive Director – NKESC

Director of Special Education and/or Designee-NKESC

District Administrators




The development of curriculums which will enable all student(s) with exceptionalities/giftedness to take advantage of their learning strengths that they may have the opportunity to achieve their overall potential.




  1. Assists with the identification of gifted students as a member of he multidisciplinary evaluation team.
  2. Coordinates, plans, and communicates student progress to parents, teachers, and administrators based on federal, state, and local guidelines.
  3. Collaborates with classroom teachers in designing, modifying, or selecting materials or instruction methods for use to support gifted students in the regular classroom.
  4. Consults with parents to obtain ongoing support of the students program and assist them in interacting effectively with their gifted child.
  5. Provides for ongoing screening of students for appropriate gifted services.
  6. Maintains and expends knowledge based through attendance in in-service and staff development activities.
  7. Maintain proper education license.
  8. Provide supervision for paraprofessional/clerical personnel as directed by administration.
  9. Maintain a log of activities as directed to meet local, state, and/or federal guidelines.
  10. Perform any other duties as directed.




  1. Exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer, to see and read a computer screen and printed materials with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone; and physical agility to reach overhead.
  2. Ability to move between schools, school buildings and multiple rooms.
  3. Ability to interact with students that meet’s their physical, emotional and psychological needs.




Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Executive Director and/or Designee as per board policy.


Reviewed by:                                                           Date:                                      


Received by:                                           _               Date:                                      


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/12/2021

Job Contact

NameKathy Kersenbrock OstmeyerTitleDirector SPED