KIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to 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, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy,
and help us rise together.
KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. 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 communities.Job DescriptionDuties and Essential Job Functions:
1. Plan Instruction:
- Plan a program of study and specific lessons that meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
- Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and is developmentally appropriate
2. Execute High Quality Instruction:
- Create a brave and belonging learning environment
- Set and maintain standards for classroom engagement
- Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to the students
- Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with best practices & student needs
- Strive to implement the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
- Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct
3. Assess Student Learning:
- Assess student learning through diagnostics, formative assessments, and summative assessments
- Provide students and parents with feedback regarding students' learning
- Regularly re-assess the learning needs of every student for the purpose of intervention and/or acceleration toward academic and leadership standards
- Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations; seek the assistance of Student Support Services, S3, as needed
4. Maintain and improve professional competence
- Participate in all professional development opportunities
- Actively participate in team meeting sand serve on staff committees
- Plan and supervise a purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s), teaching fellow(s), and co-teachers(s), while coaching and supporting their professional growth
5. Community Involvement and Parent Communication:
- Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members
6. Perform other job-related duties as assignedQualifications
Additional InformationCompensation and Benefits:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Texas Teacher Certificate appropriate for level and/or subject area of assignment, if applicable
- Must be considered highly-qualified based on NCLB guidelines, if applicable
- Experience in high school ELA
As a full time KIPP Texas employee you are eligible to participate in all KIPP Texas' benefit plans. KIPP Texas offers a robust variety of benefits choices, including medical, dental, and vision options, as well as life insurance, fertility, and disability plans starting as low as $25/month.
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 disabilityFunding:
The High School ELA Interventionist will be funded directly from the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) grants awarded by the Texas Education Agency under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (ESSER II) and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ESSER III). This position will be funded solely (100%) from the ESSER II and III allocation for direct expenses through September 30, 2023, and may continue to be funded through September 30, 2024, depending upon the availability of ESSER grant funds. At the end of the grant period this position may be eliminated unless other sources of funds are secured to maintain this position or a similar position. The employee must sign this job description acknowledging receipt of the job description and signing their acknowledgement that this position is grant funded and is temporarily aligning with the terms of the grant period.