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2019-20 Elementary Music Teacher
Here’s what you need to know: We’re looking for elementary music teachers for the 2019-2020 school year.A bit more about you…
KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4
Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Contact: ES Recruiter
You have experience teaching and you know what good music education looks like for elementary school. You’re ready to work hard and have the passion and drive to work with students in order to put them on a path to college.
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
- Extensively plan and implement music curriculum for the academic year
- Perform daily teaching tasks such as: conducting morning meetings, monitoring lunch, and any of the other things that make you awesome at your job
- Be a good teammate – work closely with other teachers and team members to create a cohesive school culture of success and family
- Collaborate with other arts teacher on your campus and across network to determine and execute best practices in the arts classroom.
- Update student performance trackers and rely on data to make decisions
- Facilitate guided reading, reading level assessments and other campus-wide initiatives
Need more reasons to work here?In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP New Jersey offers a comprehensive benefits plan, a subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, and a laptop (Woot! Woot!), as well as subsidized travel for teammates commuting from the New York area. And 100% of KIPP New Jersey employees agree we have the best kids in the nation. So there’s that.
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
- A minimum of two years teaching, preferably in an urban or low-income setting
- A track record of success in the classroom, with data that you can explain
- Expertise in arts education strategies.
- Phenomenal classroom management skills.
- A collaborative attitude towards teaching and learning
- A desire to be part of a team of committed arts educators.
- The ability to be flexible in a new school environment where things change all the time
About KIPP New Jersey
KIPP New Jersey schools are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to teach over 5,100 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. 92% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced price meals.
KIPP New Jersey alumni earn college degrees at more than 3.5 times the national average for students from low-income families. By offering highly effective educators with strong bonds to families, more time in school learning, services that support a variety of student needs, and a culture focused on achievement, our students are on the path to and through college. Visit KIPPNJ.org to learn more.