KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject: Physical Education
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: ES Recruiter
Email: jsmith@kippnj.org

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2019-20 Elementary Physical Education Teacher

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KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject: Physical Education
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: ES Recruiter
Email: jsmith@kippnj.org

Here’s what you need to know: 

We need you to support our students and provide great education to our students

As an elementary lead teacher, you will join our growing Team and Family. As a lead teacher, you will be responsible for planning and executing lessons for our elementary scholars.

A bit more about you… 
You have experience teaching and you know what good PE instruction looks like for elementary school.  You’re ready to work hard and have the passion and drive to support students in order to put them on a path to college.
 
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Extensively plan and implement PE 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
  • Update student performance trackers and rely on data to make decisions
  • Facilitate guided reading, reading level assessments and other campus-wide initiatives
Must Haves:
  • 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
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.
 
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.