Science Teacher (Middle School) - Immediate Opening
- Start Date: Immediate opening
- Department: Teacher
KIPP Delta is part of the nation-wide KIPP non-profit network of 242 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. We are excited that KIPP Delta will serve over 1,200 students in Helena and Blytheville, AR in the 2022-2023 school year.
Your responsibilities as a Lead Teacher
KIPP Delta teachers are at the core of our mission to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths needed to succeed throughout their education and in the competitive world beyond.
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, then you are a KIPP Delta teacher.
As a KIPP Delta 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
Help Build a Positive School and Classroom Culture
- Embody and maintain school’s values, policies and culture
- Develop positive relationships with students, families, teachers and staff
- Establish and maintain strong communication with all parents and share progress
- Show up for critical school events, including: staff meetings, open houses, parent teacher conferences and more
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
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Supporting student recruitment, enrollment, and retention activities as needed
- Write letters of recommendation for students as needed
The following are required of all KIPP Delta teachers:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Valid Arkansas teaching license or willingness to pursue state certification, if needed
- Meet Arkansas Qualified Teacher (AQT) status by demonstrated content knowledge in the Core Academic subject area being taught. Please see the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) for more information: http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/divisions/educator%20effectiveness/education-workforce-resources-data/arkansas-qualified-teacher-aqt.
- Passing scores on the PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II exams in the content area hired for or commitment to completing both tests within two months of hiring date
- Pass criminal background check
- Demonstrated commitment to closing the opportunity gap
Salary will be commensurate with experience. KIPP Delta's salary schedule is available on our website, under "State Required Information."
KIPP Delta is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all of our students, families, teachers, staff and community members. 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 disability.