KIPP Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2018-19 School Year
Subject: English Language Arts/Reading; Reading; Writing; Math; Algebra; Geometry; Pre-Calculus/Calculus; Statistics; Trigonometry; Science; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Social Studies/History; Economics; Global History; U.S. History/Government
Grade: 9; 10; 11; 12

Organization: KIPP Metro Atlanta
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High School Lead Teacher 2018-19

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KIPP Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2018-19 School Year
Subject: English Language Arts/Reading; Reading; Writing; Math; Algebra; Geometry; Pre-Calculus/Calculus; Statistics; Trigonometry; Science; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Social Studies/History; Economics; Global History; U.S. History/Government
Grade: 9; 10; 11; 12

Organization: KIPP Metro Atlanta
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

Organization Overview
 
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of free, open enrollment, college preparatory schools dedicated to preparing students in historically underserved communities for success in college and in life.  There are 209 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia supporting over 89,000 students and alumni on the journey from Kindergarten through college graduation.  KIPP Metro Atlanta serves 3,350 students across eight schools – three primary, four middle schools, and one high school – and over 1,000 alumni in the KIPP Through College program, which supports students on their journey “to and through” college.  To find out more about why great teachers join KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools, visit our website here.
 
KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools
  • KIPP Atlanta Collegiate: Founded in 2011, serving grades 9-12 
Job Responsibilities
Curriculum and Instruction70%
  • Be present and willing to do whatever it takes from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, to ensure that all students are on track to enter into competitive high schools and colleges
  • Assist in development of curriculum standards and mapping across the school
  • Create and execute a scope and sequence and long-term plans in conjunction with other school faculty
  • Develop and execute daily/weekly lesson plans to ensure student learning in accordance with Common Core and Georgia Performance Standards
  • Differentiate instruction to ensure that all students are progressing
  • In conjunction with Special Education Teachers, work to ensure that all IEPs and student needs are met both within and outside of the classroom
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  • If necessary, plan and supervise a purposeful assignment for  partner teacher(s) while helping coach and supporting their professional growth
 
Data, Reflection, and Constant Learning15%
  • In addition to classroom assessments, administer KIPP Metro Atlanta interim assessments in conjunction with the other KIPP schools in the Atlanta region.
  • With support from School Leaders, use data to drive instructional practices to constantly improve instruction and student achievement
  • Seek to constantly develop and improve teaching practices through ongoing feedback conversations with School Leaders and other school faculty within KIPP Metro Atlanta
  • Participate in coaching and professional growth opportunities to improve your instructional practice and support others to improve their craft
 
School Culture, Professionalism, Above and Beyond15%
  • Help to envision and create a positive learning environment and exhibit positive rapport with students, parents, and staff
  • Hold high expectations for each student
  • Implement school-wide positive behavior support system consistently with all students
  • Model the values of KIPP Metro Atlanta and setting the standard for professional behavior
  • Be prepared to do whatever it takes for all students to excel
  • Have fun!
 
  Qualifications and Key Attributes
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • minimum of two years teaching experience
  • Experience in Urban Education
  • A passion for being a part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture
  • A passion for helping colleagues grow, develop, and hone their instructional practice
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally under-served students
  • Values the Five Pillars of KIPP: High Expectations, Choice and Commitment, More Time, Power to Lead, and Focus on Results
  • Belief that success is driven by: High Expectations; KIPP Through College; Strength of Character; Safe, Structured and Nurturing Environments; Highly Effective Teachers and Leaders
  • Values Parental Input and Feedback
 
Compensation and Benefits

Salaries are competitive with the local public schools.  Competitive benefits package includes health coverage (medical, dental, vision) and retirement.
 
To Apply
 
Apply online at www.kippmetroatlanta.org

KIPP Metro Atlanta is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying to the school.  KIPP Metro Atlanta does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.