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KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship for senior leaders of public-school districts, charter school systems, and leadership training organizations

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KIPP is looking for applicants for its seventh KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF), a six-month program designed for senior leaders of public-school districts, charter school systems, and leadership training organizations to provide intensive training on KIPP’s leadership development model. At KIPP, we empower our educators to lead school teams, and we invest in training to help them grow as professionals. Participants learn about a variety of innovative school leadership models around the country through consultancies and join a cohort of reform-minded education leaders through three summits.

Summit I: Building Equitable and Excellent Internal Pipelines

January 2022 (3 days 11-4 ET virtual)

Participants will explore effective practices in creating a leadership pipeline. Sessions will focus on building internal pipelines that are equitable and inclusive.

Summit II: Selecting for Equity and Excellence in Leadership

March 2022 (3 days 11-4 ET virtual)

Participants will explore how KIPP supports our regions in equitable hiring practices. Sessions will focus on designing a selection process that reflects equity, organizational values, and aligned leadership competencies.

Summit III: Developing for Equity and Excellence in Leadership

May 2022 (2 days if in person or 3 days if virtual) * In-person programming decisions to be based on prevailing public health recommendations for COVID-19.

Participants will explore KIPP’s approach to leadership coaching which focuses on the adaptive skills needed to be a successful leader.

All summits will involve training on Leading for Racial Equity.

Benefits: The program is fully paid for by the KIPP Foundation.

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participants will explore KIPP’s theory of leadership development, leadership competencies, and school leader progression. Participants will join in a school visit experience, while also digging into content such as leading through change.
  • Participants will explore effective practices in creating a leadership pipeline and recruiting talented candidates. Sessions will focus on designing a selection process that reflects organizational values and aligned leadership competencies. Participants will also observe a portion of a regional principal selection event.
  • Participants will explore effective practices in adult learning and formal programming components including residency experiences. Participants will also join in a portion of KSLP Summer Institute to experience leader development first-hand.
  • All summits will involve training on Leading for Racial Equity and will also provide time for each participant to engage in an individualized consultancy with a small group of peers.

Required Skills and Background:

1.      Two applicants from each organization need to apply jointly and commit to engaging with the entire fellowship experience. 

2.      KIPP is looking for reform-minded public-school districts, charter management organizations (CMOs), and school leadership training organizations that want to improve the selection and development of their leaders. 

About KIPP

 



About KIPP

KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of 270 public charter schools dedicated to preparing students in educationally underserved communities for success in college and life. KIPP schools are part of the free public school system and enrollment is open to all students. Started in 1994 as a middle school program, KIPP has since expanded to enroll over 120,000 students in all grades from PreK through high school. Nationwide, KIPP students complete their bachelor’s degree at three to four times higher rates than the average for students from families facing economic hardship.



 



KIPP is looking for applicants for its seventh KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF), a six-month program designed for senior leaders of public-school districts, charter school systems, and leadership training organizations to…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    December 1, 2021
  • End Date
    June 22, 2022
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    The program is fully paid for by the KIPP Foundation.
  • Hours Per Week
    The program spans 6 months but the time commitment is 9 days.

Apply to This Internship

Instructions:

Candidates must:

Step 1: Submit Letter of Interest by ASAP to KLDF@kipp.org. Letters of interest will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please include in the letter:

  • An explanation of the organization and students served
  • An explanation of the two candidates’ ability to influence the organization’s current principal hiring and leadership development practices
  • Why the two candidates and the organization are interested in participating in this fellowship
  • The commitment of the two candidates, with support from the organization, to travel and participate in all aspects of the program, especially through attending all three summits

Step 2: Participate in a Phone Interview

Select candidates will be invited to interview with the KLDF selection team to share additional context about their fit for the fellowship.

Step 3: Submit Application (October 8, 2021)

Based on the phone interviews, a limited number of candidates will be invited to formally apply to the KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship. The formal application will include letter of support from the organization superintendent or CEO, candidate resumes, and a self-reflection on the organization’s practices and individuals’ roles in the organization.

Applications are due by October 8, 2021

Applicants will be notified of acceptance no later than November 2021.

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Temporarily Remote
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