KIPP Austin Public Schools

Austin, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP Austin Public Schools
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Contact:  
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Elementary School Leadership Fellow (Immediate)

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KIPP Austin Public Schools

Austin, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP Austin Public Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Texas Public School teachers are responsible for ensuring that every KIPP Texas - Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges. The Leadership Fellow supports teachers by assisting with the implementation of a professional development program, coaching instructional staff members in their practice, serving as a model of a strong teacher, and developing systems to ensure the school culture consistently reflects the values and goals of all KIPP Texas Public Schools. In addition, the Leadership Fellow will work collaboratively with the Principal and Assistant Principals to make strong instruction and cultural decisions impacting students and the overall KIPP Texas - Austin community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 3-5 years of teaching experience (required)

  • Evidence of achieving significant academic gains, primarily with historically underachieving students (required)

  • Significant success with interdisciplinary curriculum development, pedagogy and alignment

  • Experience in analyzing student data

  • Experience leading adults in the development of curriculum

  • Experience managing adults; goal-setting, providing meaningful feedback and setting professional development plans

  • High level of detail orientation and excellent organizational skills

  • Strong communication, feedback, and facilitation skills

  • Experience and a style that best compliments the current strengths of the leadership team

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Unwavering commitment to KIPP Texas - Austin’s mission, students, families, and community

  • Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with educationally underserved 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 Texas - Austin students

  • Ability to break down complex information into comprehensive parts, ask questions, synthesize and analyze

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advise, support, and mentor individual teachers to improve instruction through:

    • Consistently observing classroom instruction and providing meaningful feedback.

    • Facilitating one‐on‐one curriculum planning and evaluation meetings.

    • Promoting continuous and frequent assessment as a means for evaluating student achievement.

  • Lead staff members to achieve high performance through goal setting, providing feedback, and evaluation.

  • Assist with administration of school-wide assessments including MAP, STAAR, et al.

  • Guide the character development of students by serving as a mentor and adviser to individual students.

  • Evaluate grade level performance data to improve school‐wide instructional practices.

  • Help shape and develop a school‐wide culture of achievement that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families.

  • Work collaboratively with the Principal and Assistant Principal(s) to make instructional and cultural decisions for the school.

  • Support gap needs in programming, as warranted, in order to meet the most urgent needs of the school; this may include teaching full grade level or content classes.

  
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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