KIPP Texas Public Schools

Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
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Organization: KIPP Texas Public Schools
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Director of Leadership Development (2019-2020)

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KIPP Texas Public Schools

Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject:  
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP Texas Public Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

ABOUT KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 
For more than 15 years, KIPP Austin, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth, KIPP Houston, and KIPP San Antonio have put thousands of KIPPsters on the path to and through college. Last year, we collectively educated over 25,000 students in more than 50 schools, covering a geographic area of over 400 miles. Our regions have a long history of informal collaboration, with teachers and staff members sharing ideas, curricula, professional development, facilities, finances, end-of-year field trips, and more. As of the 2018-2019 school year, all KIPP schools in Texas join forces as KIPP Texas Public Schools, a state-wide network of schools dedicated to supporting students to and through college!
 
The Opportunity
 
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define excellence for the Assistant School Leader of Academics role in KIPP: TX
  • Drive this excellence through a theory of development, addressing knowledge, skills, and mindsets
    • Differentiate this approach based on sub-categories of ASLAs, including novice, developing, and masterful ASLAs
    • Using a gradual release model of development, onboard new-to-role ASLAs
  • Ensure equity and a commitment to exploring race, class, bias are active part of all development
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Project manage and lead the work to determine the best path forward to AP Development across KIPP TX
    • Explore and project manage alternative development trajectories to current models (for SLs, APs)
    • Expand, combine, differentiate current programs
    • Define role of the AP and name how people learn all the parts (eg. management, instructional leadership, team leadership, self operating, etc)
  • Design and manage the required onboarding of New-to-KIPP instructional-leader staff  (manage the recommended scope and sequence for ‘new to role’ coaches, to be instituted over multi-year integration)
    • Onboarding and through first year
    • Some of this will be working with KIPP Foundation and Reg Sups re; Instructional Bootcamp, external partnerships, etc.
  • Develop a theory of action for building the Assistant Principal/Assistant School Leader bench depth
    • Create plan/tools/resources to support regions to develop internal talent into instructional leaders
  • Manage systems that support and operationalize instructional coaching
    • Ensure high-impact implementation and management of Whetstone in partnership with other teams
    • Ensure all teachers and leaders have access to high quality training and clear expectations for use
  • Partner closely with KIPP Foundation and other external development partners to drive aligned training model for instructional leaders
 
Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Demonstrated excellence in Instructional Power Moves
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading through change, executing on major initiatives, and leading cross-departmental work
  • Demonstrated excellence in leading professional development
  • Demonstrated orientation to developing leaders
  • Demonstrated achievement in partnership development, including an ability to mobilize people and create champions to support an organizational mission
  • Evidence of developing and executing against a strategy with strong results
  • School leadership and management experience preferred
 
Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.

 
ABOUT KIPP
KIPP is a non-profit network of 200 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
 
 
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.