Primary School Lead Teacher- Immediate

  • Atlanta, GEORGIA, United States
  • Full-time
  • Department: Teacher
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Subject: General Elementary
  • Start Date: Immediate opening

Company Description

KIPP Metro Atlanta teachers are at the core of our mission to 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.

If you firmly believe that all students can learn, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes to disrupt the opportunity gap, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, and if you are eager to work alongside passionate educators committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school environment, we want to hear from you.

Job Description

As a KIPP Metro Atlanta Teacher, your core responsibilities include:

Curriculum Development and Instruction

  • Adapt and execute a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum
  • Develop academically rigorous lessons, unit plans, rubrics and assessments
  • Use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Provide students with daily feedback on performance and plan for individual learning needs
  • 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

 Help Build a Positive School and Classroom Culture

  • Embody and maintain school’s values, policies and culture
  • Develop positive relationships with students, families, teachers, staff and community members
  • Establish and maintain strong communication with all families and share progress
  • Show up for critical school events, including: staff meetings, open houses, parent teacher conferences and more
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  • Have fun and spread joy!

Demonstrate a Growth Mindset

  • Pursue challenging professional goals each year
  • Give and receive positive and constructive feedback with your colleagues
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development
  • Be prepared to do whatever it takes for all students to learn and grow
  • Model the values of KIPP Metro Atlanta 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of two years teaching experience in an under-resourced community 
  • A passion for being a part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Demonstrated commitment to closing the opportunity gap

Additional Information

Compensation:

We offer a competitive salary that depends on prior experience, as well as a benefits package including

  • Healthcare (medical, vision, and dental) 
  • Life and Long-term Disability
  • Additional Voluntary Supplemental Insurance 
  • Enrollment in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (mandatory for all employees)  

 

Organizational Overview: 

KIPP Metro Atlanta is part of the nation-wide KIPP non-profit network of 255 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating more than 100,000 early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP Metro Atlanta currently operates eleven KIPP schools including four primary schools, five middle schools, one K-6 school, and one high school, as well as the KIPP Through College Program which supports students on their journey “to and through” college.  

The regional support team provides financial and operational support and oversight to KIPP Metro Atlanta schools, develops instructional initiatives designed to strengthen the schools’ academic programs, and implements each school’s high school placement and alumni services through the KIPP Through College Program.

Statement of Non-Discrimination:

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.

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