KIPP Jacksonville Schools

Jacksonville, FL

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:
Early Childhood; English Language Arts/Reading; Reading; Writing; General Elementary; Math; Algebra; Multiple Subjects; Music; Band; Chorus; Other; Science; Biology; Earth Science; Living Environment; Social Studies/History; U.S. History/Government; Special Education; Specials; Art; Dance; Health; Physical Education; Theater
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Jacksonville Schools
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Contact:  
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KIPP Jacksonville Schools

Jacksonville, FL

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:
Early Childhood; English Language Arts/Reading; Reading; Writing; General Elementary; Math; Algebra; Multiple Subjects; Music; Band; Chorus; Other; Science; Biology; Earth Science; Living Environment; Social Studies/History; U.S. History/Government; Special Education; Specials; Art; Dance; Health; Physical Education; Theater
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Jacksonville Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

Submit Your Resume
If you don’t see a specific position currently open that matches your skills/experience on our Regional Job Board at http://kippcareers.force.com/jobboard?site=Jacksonville , please submit a general application here. If teaching positions that are aligned to your background experience become available, the KIPP Jacksonville Schools team may contact you.

In order to see all available positions with our region, please visit our Regional Job Board at http://kippcareers.force.com/jobboard?site=Jacksonville.

We highly recommend that you do not submit your resume to this job posting if you are applying to a different KIPP Jacksonville job posting right now. If you have one year of teaching experience or less, we highly recommend you apply to our Baker Teaching Fellowship posting instead of this one.


Application Link:
 http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0X0W000009oFkR

Position Summary
KIPP Jacksonville Schools seeks outstanding educators who model our core values and are consistently going above and beyond for the scholars in our K through 8 classrooms. Please apply if you wish to be considered for a teaching position at any grade level. Please note within the application what grade level(s) and/or subject area(s) you prefer. Relevant certification should also be indicated in the appropriate sections of the application.
At KIPP Jacksonville Schools, our school days and school years are extended. This allows teachers to develop high quality instruction and to participate in ongoing professional development. Teachers work from 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.  
Teachers are responsible for:

  • implementing our college preparatory curriculum,
  • delivering effective and rigorous instruction in their content areas,
  • creating a positive classroom environment,
  • assessing students,
  • using data to drive instructional practices,
  • collaborating with their team,
  • building relationships with our families,
  • participating in professional development,
  • enforcing and upholding our schools’ values, policies and culture
  • full teacher responsibilities are ultimately outlined by School Leaders.
Requirements of a Lead Teacher typically include:
  • a Bachelor's Degree
  • Relevant Florida Teaching Certification or Equivalent (in relevant grade level and subject area)
  • At least one year of teaching experience with a proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom; two or more years highly preferred. (Please note that if you have one year or less of experience, we recommend you apply to the Baker Teaching Fellowship via www.kippjax.org/btf)
  • KIPP Jacksonville Schools believes that our staff will represent our core values—high expectations, a growth mindset and commitment to team. We search for established educators who embody them.
    • High Expectations:  Lead teachers demonstrate a commitment to working with educationally underserved students in Jacksonville and hold a high bar of excellence for both themselves and their students.
    • Growth Mindset:  We believe that every member of our KIPP community can learn more, become smarter, or be more effective if they work hard and persevere.  Lead teachers have the desire and humility to receive and implement feedback to improve their practice. 
    • Commitment to Team:  We are in this work together.  Lead teachers believe that greater success comes from working together as a team. For our students to reach their potential, our team must take great care of our students and each other.
 
Compensation & Benefits
Our compensation is very competitive and is commensurate with experience.
  • Our current starting salary for a first-year Lead teacher is $50,000
  • Free individual health benefits (including medical, dental and vision)
  • 403(b) retirement program with a company match
  • To support teacher practice and their growth, all Lead teachers receive individualized coaching and professional development.
 
To Apply
Please complete an application and upload a resume in the KIPP Careers Portal that can be found via http://kippcareers.force.com/jobboard?site=Jacksonville. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes outside of the KIPP Careers Portal. Applicants will not be considered if they submit materials to the school or email resumes to staff.
 
If you want a complete application link for this specific job to copy and paste in your browser, please use this:
http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0X0W000009oFkR

 

About KIPP
KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools. There are 209 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia educating nearly 90,000 students in elementary, middle, and high school. You can learn more at www.kipp.org.


About KIPP Jacksonville Schools
KIPP Jacksonville Schools is dedicated to preparing students in our city’s educationally underserved communities with the knowledge, skills, habits, and character for success in college and life. KIPP Jacksonville is comprised of three schools that serve the North and Westside of Jacksonville, Florida: KIPP Impact Middle School, KIPP VOICE Elementary, and KIPP Jacksonville Elementary. We currently educate more than 1,000 students. With an ever-growing waiting list, we aim to grow to 2,000 students within the next four years.

KIPP Jacksonville Schools employs more than 100 full-time staff at our campus, three miles west of downtown Jacksonville. We seek educators and colleagues that represent our core values of high expectations, a growth mindset, and commitment to team. To learn more about what it is like to work and teach at KIPP Jacksonville Schools, please visit 
www.kippjax.org/teach.


 
Questions? 
If you have questions about positions at KIPP Jacksonville Schools, please email Lauren Chauncey at lchauncey@kippjax.org. If you have questions about the Baker Teaching Fellowship at KIPP Jacksonville Schools, please email Emma Kosanda at ekosanda@kippjax.org. Please understand that resumes and/or cover letters are not accepted via email and you will be redirected to apply via the website.
 

KIPP Jacksonville Schools is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools. KIPP Jacksonville Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.