KIPP Miami

Miami, FL

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2

Organization: KIPP Miami
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Miami Recruiter
Email: recruitment@kippnj.org

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Founding Elementary Lead Teacher - Miami

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KIPP Miami

Miami, FL

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2

Organization: KIPP Miami
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Miami Recruiter
Email: recruitment@kippnj.org

Founding Elementary Lead Teacher
KIPP New Jersey is looking for a strong candidate with a track record of developing future leaders. You are passionate about education and understand the importance of strong leadership in generating student achievement. You are committed to doing whatever it takes to help our students succeed. 

Here’s what you need to know:  
We’re looking for Founding Lead teachers for the school year! Our elementary school is seeking great teachers to help our students climb the mountain to college. Our teachers are dynamic leaders both in and outside of their classroom. They love students, families and the community they serve. They are also willing to do whatever it takes to make sure their students learn and achieve.


Why join KIPP?
Great question! We’re really passionate about kids, fun and improvement. To find out more about why great teachers join, visit our website here.

Here’s what you’ll be doing::
Joining our school as a founding teacher comes with a lot of growth opportunities, but with great power comes great responsibility. Here are a few for this position:
  • Play a significant role on an entrepreneurial team.
  • Have a growth mindset about themselves and our students.
  • Are problem solvers and remain solutions-oriented in the face of uncertainty and adversity.
  • Are committed to actively caring for students, families and the community.
  • Have a relentless focus on results.
  • Believe all students can achieve at the highest academic levels.
  • Possess strong content knowledge and classroom management skills.
  • Teach an extended day and year schedule (7am – 5 pm, beginning in mid-July).
  • Contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families and colleagues.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Be accessible by school cell phone for homework help and student emergencies beyond regular school hours. 
  • Coordinate and lead overnight field lessons both in and out of state to extend student learning.
  • Participate in daily duties (i.e. breakfast, lunch, dismissal) to support school operations.
  • Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems.
  • Assist with both student and staff recruitment.

 Must Haves
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum of two years teaching, preferably in urban or low-income settings
  • A track record of success in the classroom, with data that you can explain
  • Subject matter expertise
  • A collaborative attitude towards teaching and learning
  • The ability to be flexible in a fast-paced school environment where things change all the time 
Need more reasons to work here?
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP Miami offers a full benefits plan, a subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop as well as travel benefits for TEAMmates coming from the West Palm Beach area. Learn more about KIPP Miami by clicking here. 

About KIPP Miami 
KIPP is a non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating 80,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in 200 schools across the country. KIPP Miami is a new region and its first schools will set the pace for excellence and lay the foundation for school-based structures across the region. Over the long term, KIPP Miami plans to serve students from grades K-12 in multiple schools across the city. 

KIPP Miami Public Schools seek to create and sustain a high achieving and inspiring community schools that battles inequity by empowering students to develop the skills, character strengths, and habits to thrive in college and beyond, shape their futures, and positively impact the world.

KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer.