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About KIPP Nashville
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject: English Language Arts/Reading; Speech/ Language and Composition; Writing; Math; Algebra; Geometry; Pre-Calculus/Calculus; Science; Chemistry; Social Studies/History; Spanish
Grade: 9; 10; 11; 12
Organization: KIPP Nashville
Contact: Kristin Godt
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 part of the acclaimed KIPP Network, which educates 100,000 students nation-wide and supports students from educationally under-resourced communities to college graduation through our KIPP Through College program.
KIPP Nashville currently operates 3 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school. 100% of our 2018 alumni graduated high school with acceptance to 4 year colleges and are projected to complete college at a rate 4x that of their peers. We are excited to expand our Kinder-College continuum by opening our 7th school in 2019 and continuing our growth until all students in Nashville have access to an excellent education.
The mission of KIPP Nashville is to cultivate in its students the character and academic skills needed to succeed in college and have an opportunity-filled life in the world beyond. If you share in this belief, if you have a proven willingness to do what it takes for students to achieve, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, then you are already a KIPPster.
Responsibilities of a Collegiate teacher may include, but are not limited to:
- Create a positive and structured learning environment that fosters both outstanding academic achievement and personal character development
- Create a culture of high expectations in your classroom and throughout the school
- Revise and implement a rigorous curriculum aligned with state and national standards for college-readiness
- Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
- Collaborate with school team in planning meetings, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
- Communicate regularly with students, families, and colleagues in a way that models Collegiate’s values
- Involve and enlist parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education
- Advise a small group of students to success throughout their four years of high school
CompensationSalary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes benefits. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
- Proven record of high achievement with educationally under-resourced students
- Relentless drive to support student learning
- Passion and enthusiasm for their given subject matter
- Team player: demonstrates maturity, growth mindset, strong work ethic, follow-through, and flexibility
- Willingness to offer and respond positively to feedback
- Strong belief in the Collegiate mission and educational model
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Valid Tennessee teaching license or willingness to seek valid state certification required
- ELL certification and/or experience working with English Language Learners a plus