KIPP Austin Public Schools

Austin, TX

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject: Reading; Writing; Algebra; Band; Spanish; Special Education; Art; Dance; Physical Education; General English; General Math; General Science; General Social Studies; Native Spanish; Theatre; English as a Second Language
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Organization: KIPP Austin Public Schools
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Middle School Building Substitute (2018-19 School Year)

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KIPP Austin Public Schools

Austin, TX

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject: Reading; Writing; Algebra; Band; Spanish; Special Education; Art; Dance; Physical Education; General English; General Math; General Science; General Social Studies; Native Spanish; Theatre; English as a Second Language
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP Austin Public Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

*Please note that this position is for the 2018-2019 school year, with an Immediate start date*

POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Texas –Austins’ Building Substitute teachers are responsible for partnering with the classroom teacher to ensure that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges and universities. Substitute Teachers will also consistently reinforce the importance of character building by helping students to exhibit strong decision-making capabilities, personal responsibility and healthy interpersonal relationships. KIPP Austin Teachers request feedback from colleagues, principals and staff to continuously hone their teaching skills. Ideal Building Substitute Teachers will also seek to be part of the community, embrace the culture displayed at KIPP Austin, and engage in the organization’s mission. These duties provide excellent training, preparation and practice for teaching at KIPP Austin.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working with students/children in an educational setting (after school program, student teaching,etc.) 
  • Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
  • Desire to become a KIPP Austin Middle School Teacher
  • Experience working with English Language Learners (preferred)
COMPETENCIES:
  • Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
  • Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with minority and low-income students
  • Strong desire to teach an academically intense curriculum and commit to an extended school day, week, and year
  • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a teacher and professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
  • Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
OUTCOMES:
  • Students are able to continue learning in a safe environment in the absence of their teacher
  • The lesson provided is executed and students demonstrate mastery of the lesson’s objective
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Execute academically rigorous lessons; following rubrics and administering assessments.
  • Implement classroom management practices that are consistent with the culture of the school
  • Develop an awareness of individual student’s progress and learning needs; relentless focus on helping students achieve educational greatness
  • Willing to offer support to and receive constructive feedback from teachers and administration in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with teachers.

COMPENSATION: Building Substitute is a full-time, benefits eligible position and pays $30,000 per year.


ABOUT KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

KIPP Texas Public Schools is a nonprofit public charter school network, dedicated to preparing students in educationally underserved communities for college success and choice-filled lives. Today, KIPP Texas operates 52 public charter schools educating over 27,700 students across four regions – Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. KIPP schools are part of the free public school system and enrollment is open to all students. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income families. www.kipptexas.org

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