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Job Title: High School AP Computer Science Teacher
Company Name: KIPP Public Charter Schools
Location: Gaston, NC
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/21/2018
Expire Date: 03/23/2018
Job Categories: Computers, Hardware, Computers, Software, Education and Library, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
High School AP Computer Science Teacher

Job Description

KIPP Gaston College Preparatory  High School is currently recruiting an amazing high school AP Computer Science teacher.  We are seeking candidates committed to KIPP ENC’s mission of empowering all of our students with the skills, knowledge, and character necessary to succeed at the college of their choice, strengthen our community, and fight for social justice. 
NOTE: Applicants must already be eligible to work in the US.

Team Responsibilities

  • Set clear short-term and long term-goals to drive instruction and high rigor
  • ​Implement school-wide student management policies within classrooms and on campus
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to to collaborate regularly and implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Infuse KIPP's core values into daily lessons;
  • Receive and respond appropriately to formal and informal feedback from teammates, principal, students and parents and view this as a tool to improve and grow
  • Maintain an open-door policy for observations
  • Maintain an organized and focused learning environment
  • Uphold all school policies within the classroom 
  • View feedback as a tool to improve and grow in all teacher responsibilities, and use it in this capacity
  • Actively pursue own professional development in areas that will have the greatest impact on student achievement
  • Participate in school-wide professional development
  • Experience and success with historically under-served populations of students
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Two or more years or experience in a computer related field - (could be an internship)
  • Working knowledge of modern operating systems including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and IOS
  • Extensive knowledge of modern programming languages such as Java, C++, PHP, or SQL
  • Two or more years of teaching experience would be preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic computer hardware, software, networking, and information systems
  • Basic technology troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to break down technical information in easy to understand terms
  • 2 years teaching experience (preferred but not required)
  • Strong desire and commitment to teach in an academically intense curriculum and extended school day
  • A "do whatever it takes attitude" to help our students reach academic excellence​
  • Critical thinker
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP ENC's mission and community
  • Valid NC certification is helpful but not required 

KIPP ENC offers a generous compensation package.  All teachers are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including weekly professional development, collaboration with peers and other KIPP network teachers, full health and retirement benefits, leadership pathways, laptop computer, smartphone,support with NC teaching certification and renewal, and competitive salaries.

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