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Job Title: [IMMEDIATE] Lead Teacher- Elementary
Company Name: KIPP Public Charter Schools
Location: New York, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/03/2018
Expire Date: 02/03/2018
Job Categories: Education and Library, Human Resources, Information Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
[IMMEDIATE] Lead Teacher- Elementary
About KIPP NYC:
KIPP NYC 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 in for all students.  Today, our New York City network is comprised of five elementary schools, five middle schools, one high school, and KIPP Through College, a comprehensive support program for our alumni.  KIPP NYC currently serves more than 6000 students and alumni, has a staff of more than 700 and a budget of over $98M. At full growth, we will serve nearly 6300 students and alumni.
 
Our five KIPP NYC elementary schools:    

Responsibilities:
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:
  • Minimum of two years of full time teaching experience.  Charter school and urban setting strongly preferred 
  • Zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor
  • A passion for being part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture
  • A strong desire to become a better teacher
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally under-served students.
  • New York State teacher certification in the appropriate content area
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

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.
 
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Company Name: KIPP Public Charter Schools
Website:http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000007z1pYEAQ
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