(K-8) ENL Interventionist KTV (21-22 SY)

  • KIPP Tech Valley Primary School, Albany, NY, United States
  • Full-time
  • Department: Teacher
  • Start Date: Next year opening

Company Description

ABOUT KIPP

Together with families and communities, KIPP creates 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. KIPP is a national network of tuition-free, public charter schools open to all students. There are 255 college-preparatory KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 100,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating four-year colleges at three times the national average for low-income students.

ABOUT KIPP ALBANY COMMUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (KIPP ALBANY)

KIPP Albany launched on July 1, 2020 as the new partnership between KIPP Tech Valley Charter Schools and Albany Community Charter Schools. KIPP Albany is a unified group of schools striving towards excellence in education in the Capital Region, with 1600 students across four schools. KIPP Tech Valley Middle School (KTVM) was founded over 15 years ago in 2005. In 2018-2019, KTVM was named a Recognition School by the New York State Department of Education. KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (KTVP) opened its doors in 2016 to 100 kindergarten students, and is now fully scaled to 500 students grades K-4. KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary (KACCE) and Middle Schools (KACCM) will continue their commitment to providing students with a nurturing and supportive environment of high expectations, love, and respect. KIPP ACCE was founded in 2006, with KACCM following in 2012 and brings a relentless focus on academic achievement and character development to their K-8 students.

ABOUT KIPP TECH VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (KTVP) is looking for mission-driven individuals who are passionate, skilled, and energized by collaboration. In 2016, our founding year, we made a bold promise to students and their families that our program would prepare students with the skills and confidence needed to pursue the paths they choose- college, career, and beyond-- so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. We remain committed to working with our families to ensure our school is both joyful and academically excellent. To do this, we need educators and administrators who insist on balancing high expectations with empathy, and rigor with support to ensure that every KTVP student is seen, loved, and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Job Description

KIPP Tech Valley Primary and Middle Schools are hiring for a shared ENL Interventionist position to support our students learning English in kindergarten through 8th grade.  Time will be spent with students in both buildings to:

  •  provide push-in and pull out intervention to students learning English

  • support classroom teachers to differentiate and meet the needs of students learning English via collaboration and professional development

  • administer assessments and monitor progress of students over time

  • build and maintain relationships with students and families

  • act as a member of both schools Student Support Teams

  • stays up to date on state legislation and policies around ENL programming and communicates this with school leadership

  • performs other related tasks as assigned by school leadership
     

Qualifications

The following are required of all KIPP Albany Lead Teachers:

  • Valid NYS teaching license in TESOL or similar field or willingness to pursue state certification

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Pass Criminal Background Check

  • At least two years of teaching experience (Highly Preferred)

  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of under-served students (Highly Preferred)

  • Commitment to anti-racism and equity

Additional Information

Start Date:

This position has a start date of 08/01/2021.

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package including health coverage and retirement.

 

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

KIPP Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIPP Albany is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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