Math Teacher (High School or Middle School)
This is the application for all teaching roles at KIPP Bay Area Public Schools in the 2019-2020 school year. You can see a full list of our openings here: http://jobs.jobvite.com/kippbayarea/jobs
About KIPP Bay Area Public SchoolsKIPP is a non-profit network of 224 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 3,000 alumni around the country.
Position OverviewOur schools are looking for talented and committed educators to serve as teachers for our elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Teachers will aid in the establishment of curriculum and culture as they develop a world-class education program from vision to execution.We realize that the outcomes our students deserve necessitate continuously strong teaching from the time our students enter kindergarten until they graduate from college. As such, our teachers will work closely with each school’s leadership team to ensure our students learn, grow, and eventually achieve transformative life outcomes. Each teacher will be responsible for ensuring that our students have the opportunity to learn in an environment of joyful, excellent teaching.Above all else, the ideal teacher will find joy and purpose in teaching children the habits necessary to be successful in school, and s/he will relish the opportunity to imbue our students with a love for learning. S/he must also be committed to KIPP Bay Area Public School’s mission while possessing the beliefs, character traits, and skills necessary to ensure student growth and achievement.
All KIPP teachers must…
- Hold a valid teaching credential or be in the process of securing one (please click here to learn more)
- Be committed to working with educationally underserved students
- Believe all students can achieve at the highest academic levels
- Possess strong content area knowledge and classroom management skills
- Teach in our extended day and year schedule (click here to learn more about a day in the life of a KIPP student)
- Contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals
- Communicate well with students, families, and colleagues
- Experience as an educator in a traditionally underserved community for one or more years with demonstrated strong achievement results and documented growth on formative assessments
- Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese or Mandarin speaking proficiency