KIPP New Jersey - Camden

Camden, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Camden
Preferred Locations:

Contact: General Recruiter
Email: recruitment@kippnj.org

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Paraprofessional - Camden

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KIPP New Jersey - Camden

Camden, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Camden
Preferred Locations:

Contact: General Recruiter
Email: recruitment@kippnj.org

Paraprofessional
KIPP New Jersey is looking for a strong candidate with a track record of developing future leaders. You are passionate about education and understand the importance of strong leadership in generating student achievement. You are committed to doing whatever it takes to help our students succeed.
 
Here’s what you need to know:       
We’re looking for paraprofessionals for the current school year! Our middle school is seeking great teachers to help our students climb the mountain to college. Our teachers are dynamic leaders both in and outside of their classroom. They love students, families and the community they serve. They are also willing to do whatever it takes to make sure their students learn and achieve.
 
Working at KIPP New Jersey is about being student-focused. It’s about teamwork.  It's about having fun and having the freedom to lead in ways that are most successful for your students.  It’s also about making an impact in Camden, a city that is experiencing a renaissance and on the verge of revolutionizing how America views education in urban communities. As a paraprofessional, you will be responsible for planning and executing lessons for our elementary scholars.
 
A bit more about you… you have experience working with elementary students and understand how to get them excited about learning. You have the passion and drive to work with students and put them on a path to college.
 
Why join KIPP?
Great question! We’re really passionate about kids, fun and improvement. To find out more about why great teachers join, visit our website here.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
Joining our middle school as a paraprofessional comes with a lot of growth opportunities, but with great power comes great responsibility. Here are a few for this position:
  • Provide assistance with individualized programmed materials 
  • Assist in carrying out programs of support staff (SLP, OT, PT, APE)
  • Maintain appropriate records and daily/weekly tracking sheets
  • Assist with progress monitoring for individualized education plans 
  • Assist in education demonstrations, if necessary 
  • Be a good TEAMmate – work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students 
 
Must Haves   
  • Have a minimum of 48 semester hours from an accredited institution 
  • ABS training
  • IEP knowledge
  • Hold high expectations for each student 
  • Exhibit positive rapport with students 
  • A desire to have fun everyday
 
Need more reasons to work here?
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full benefits plan, a subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, and a school laptop. Additionally, KIPP New Jersey will subsidize the bridge toll for teammates commuting from the Pennsylvania/Delaware areas.

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.


KIPP New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer