2020-21 Founding Elementary School Lead Teacher
Company: KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Posted on: May 23, 2020
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2020-21 Founding Elementary School Lead Teacher
KIPP Austin Public Schools
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2020-21 School Year
Subject: English Language Arts/Reading; Writing; Math; Science;
Social Studies/History; Spanish; Special Education; Specials
Grade: K; 1
Organization: KIPP Austin Public Schools
JOB TITLE:Founding Elementary School Lead Teacher (20-21)
Every member of the Team & Family at KIPP Texas Public Schools
plays a critical role in ensuring our students are on the path to
get to and through college. Our educators are passionate advocates
for their students and their families, working tirelessly to ensure
that our students have access to opportunity. As a Lead Teacher,
you will deliver exceptional instruction and assess student growth.
You are dedicated to constant learning and proactively provide
academic and cultural support to your school and team.
As a KIPP Texas Public Schools Teacher, your core responsibilities
Instructional Delivery and Assessment
- Develop year-long Texas State standards-based unit plans and
lesson plans that meet all students' learning needs.
- Use assessment data to modify short and long-term plans in
order to promote all students' academic performance.
- Embrace and incorporate feedback in the spirit of constant
Academic and Cultural Support
- Collaborate with content and grade-level teams to promote an
environment of critical thinking and academic rigor.
- Establish and maintain working relationships with students and
families based on trust and respect.
- Participate in the daily functions of the school such as
morning, lunch, and afternoon supervisory duties.
- Attend critical school events such as staff meetings, open
houses, and parent-teacher conferences.
- Develop individualized learning plans for students and
communicate these plans to families in parent meetings and
- Meet professional obligations including timeliness and
consistency in meeting deadlines.
Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or
- Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required certification
for subject and level assigned*
- Demonstrated knowledge of core subject area assigned
- Satisfactory outcome of a background check. Employees are
responsible for a non-refundable fingerprinting fee (approximately
- Applicants currently pursuing a certification may apply before
certification is received. All certifications must be acquired and
on file with KIPP Texas before the end of the first year of
1. Mental Demands:
- Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
- Understand and follow school policies and procedures
- Maintain calm under stress
- Organizational skills
- Ability to make data-driven decisions
2. Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
- Frequent standing, stooping, bending, and occasional heavy
- Exposure to bacteria and contagious diseases.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and
level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also
ABOUT KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Our Mission: Together with families and communities, we create
joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with
the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college,
career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a
more just world. Founded in Houston in 1994, KIPP has become a
national leader in the movement to provide all children with access
to an exemplary education and the academic and character skills
necessary to thrive in and graduate from college, positively impact
their communities, and lead choice-filled lives.
In 2018, KIPP schools in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and
San Antonio joined forces to become KIPP Texas Public Schools, a
nonprofit public charter school network, to accelerate student
academic outcomes and impact more students across Texas. As a
unified, statewide organization, KIPP Texas can more effectively
leverage the talent, resources, instructional expertise, financial
strength, and advocacy in the public charter school movement in
order to have an even larger impact with educationally underserved
communities across the state.
In the 2019-2020 school year, KIPP Texas Public Schools will
educate more than 29,000 students in 55 schools, placing the
district among the top 50 largest in the state. KIPP Texas will
continue to prove what is possible for its students, communities,
and state, with a goal of growing to educate 100,000 students and
achieving a 75% college graduation rate for alumni.
KIPP Texas is grounded in five Core Values as its cultural "North
As a Team & Family, we:
Persist with Purpose
KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 224
college-preparatory public charter schools educating early
childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. 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.
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KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and
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.
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