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[Immediate 2021-2022] Lead Teacher- Elementary School

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KIPP NYC
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New York, NY
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Published 12 days ago

KIPP NYC Public Schools is a non-profit network of free, public charter schools that prepares students for success in college and life. In 1995 we started our first middle school, KIPP Academy, in The Bronx. Our goal was to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in high school, college and beyond – and in so doing, to prove what is possible for all students. Today, our New York City network is comprised of eight elementary schools, nine middle schools, one high school, and KIPP Forward, a comprehensive support program for our alumni. KIPP NYC Public Schools currently serves more than 9,350 students and alumni and has a staff of more than 850. KIPP NYC is continuing to grow and opened two new middle schools and an elementary school August 2021!

All of the KIPP NYC elementary schools are adding a grade each year until they are fully grown schools with grades K-4.

Job Description

KIPP NYC is looking for teachers who combine the ability to motivate and educate, to develop academic as well as character skills, and to make a college preparatory education relevant both now and for the future. 

General responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Planning and implementing a rigorous college preparatory curriculum aligned with Common Core standards. 
  • Bringing joy and hope to the classroom. 
  • Committing to constant professional and personal growth through reflection, feedback, and collaboration. 
  • Constantly assessing student progress, communicating results to families and colleagues, and adjusting instruction accordingly.
  • Modeling a “whatever it takes” spirit to ensure that each student is successful.
  • Modeling KIPP NYC’s character strengths in all interactions and communications with students, families, and staff.

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills that contribute to a collegial working environment and a healthy measure of the character traits we value: zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude and a sense of humor.
  • At least two years of teaching experience strongly preferred
  • New York State teacher certification in the appropriate content area
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A passion for being part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture A strong desire to become a better teacher by joining the KIPP NYC team and family
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally under-served students

Additional Information

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

KIPP NYC LLC is an anti-racist organization that believes in the importance of being diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We are committed to creating a welcoming environment that includes employees with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving students and families throughout New York City. BIPOC, women, gender expansive, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

KIPP NYC LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIPP NYC LLC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

KIPP NYC Public Schools is a non-profit network of free, public charter schools that prepares students for success in college and life. In 1995 we started our first middle school, KIPP Academy, in The Bronx. Our goal was to graduate students…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 55,000 - USD 90,000

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

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