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Job Title: High School Associate Teacher
Company Name: KIPP Public Charter Schools
Location: Nashville, TN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/17/2018
Expire Date: 02/16/2018
Job Categories: Education and Library, Financial Services, Information Technology, Research & Development
Job Description
High School Associate Teacher
About KIPP Nashville

KIPP Nashville is a network of high-performing, college preparatory public schools that has been committed to creating a vibrant, college-going culture in Nashville since 2005. KIPP Nashville is partnered with the acclaimed KIPP Network, which serves over 88,000 students nation-wide and supports low-income students to college at a rate 4x higher than that of their peers.
 
KIPP Nashville currently operates 2 elementary school (KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School and KIPP Nashville College Prep Elementary), 2 middle schools (KIPP Academy Nashville and KIPP Nashville College Prep), and 1 high school (KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School). Our alumni have achieved a 95% high school graduation rate and are supported to and through college by our KIPP Through College program. We are excited to expand our K-16 continuum by growing to 7 schools by 2020.
 
The mission of KIPP Nashville is to cultivate in its students the character and academic skills needed to succeed in rigorous colleges and have an opportunity-filled life in the world beyond. If you share in this belief, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes for students to achieve, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, then you are already a KIPPster.

 
Position Overview:
The Associate Teacher role provides aspiring and newer teachers with the classroom and school experience they need to become excellent Lead Teachers. Each Associate Teacher will receive close mentorship under a master Lead Teacher, will serve as a full staff member and thought partner in their respective school, and will own small-group instruction throughout the course of the year. Upon the completion of a successful year, Associate Teachers will have the opportunity to explore a Lead Teacher position at KIPP Nashville.
 
Position Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of a KIPP Nashville High School Associate Teacher include, but are not limited to:

Curriculum and Instruction
  • In collaboration with your content team team, plan and execute a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum that assesses students’ progress
  • Support the collection of data to inform instructional decisions
  • Lead small-group instruction in partnership with Lead Teacher(s)
  • Demonstrate passion for pedagogy
Commitment to School and Classroom Culture
  • Work collaboratively with your school team and those across KIPP Nashville
  • Help maintain school-wide culture that best fits the needs of our students, teachers and families
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with staff
  • Develop positive rapport with students
  • Create and foster a positive and calm learning environment
  • Enforce, uphold, and exhibit school’s values, student management policies and culture
Family Engagement
  • Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents and share progress
  • Be available for open houses, parent teacher conferences and other events involving parents
Growth Mindset
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth as a teacher
  • Pursue challenging professional goals
  • Willing to offer support and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly during the academic year (held during school hours)

Qualifications
The following are required of all KIPP Nashville Associate Teachers:
  • Commitment to working with under-served students
  • Commitment to KIPP Nashville’s mission
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Graduate of/currently enrolled in traditional or alternative teacher preparation program (Highly Preferred)
  • Experience working with historically under-served students (Highly Preferred)​
Compensation
Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes comprehensive benefits.

Please contact recruiting@kippnashville.org with any questions.
 
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Company Name: KIPP Public Charter Schools
Website:http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000008b3EaEAI
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