Middle School Social Studies Teacher

  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Teacher
  • Grade Level: Middle
  • Subject: Social Studies, History, Humanities
  • 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 


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • minimum of two years of 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


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)  
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