2022-23 College & Career Readiness Teacher

KIPP Indy Legacy High

KIPP Indy Legacy High is looking for a highly dedicated educator who has a track record of instructional excellence and who is willing to continuously go above and beyond for students. KIPP Indy Legacy High staff are committed to leading and teaching through an anti-racist lens and are responsible for delivering effective, rigorous instruction in their content areas that produce high-quality results and student understanding.

College & Career Teacher supports college and career readiness across all grade levels and will lead the seminar elective class for all 11th-grade and 12-grade students that will cover content including SAT test prep, college and career exploration, and social-emotional learning. Candidates should possess a strong understanding of the post-secondary planning process or have experience in college and career counseling. In addition to the College & Career Teacher serves as a member of the high school team, this teacher will partner closely with the college and career counseling department to ensure that students are meeting all established post-secondary planning goals by the end of the school year. This teacher will also be responsible for managing early college wish lists for all students and partnering closely with the college counseling department to set projections for college matriculation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of student learning and effective teaching strategies
  • Regularly tracking student data
  • Maintain an organized and focused learning environment
  • Utilize state standards to develop curriculum and lesson plans
  • Exhibit positive rapport with students, families, and colleagues
  • Implement student management policies within classrooms and everywhere on campus
  • Create and foster a positive learning environment
  • Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents
  • Attend school-wide events, such as open houses, family-teacher conferences, and other events involving families
  • Consistently use assessment and data to set goals, inform decisions, and invest students in their progress.
  • Perform all duties related to your classroom including clerical duties relating to textbooks, instructional supplies, student reports and records, attendance reports, etc.

EXPECTATIONS

  • Arrive at school by 7:50 a.m.
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including two weeks during the summer, weekly school-wide meetings, and ongoing racial equity training.
  • Provide time in the evening, by phone, for questions and concerns that students and/or families may have regarding education-related issues that could not be handled during the school day
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with all staff
  • Meet all expectations and requirements as stated in the KIPP Indy Employee Handbook
  • Willing to meet the varied and constant needs of the students and staff at KIPP Indy

Qualifications

  • Valid Indiana teaching license or in the process of applying for reciprocity with valid out of state license
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two to five years teaching in an urban public school (preferred)
  • Experience teaching in a public high school setting (preferred)
  • Strong record of helping students from underserved neighborhoods achieve academic success
  • Experience in analyzing student data and using data to inform instruction
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to the KIPP Indy mission and community
  • Possess a strong knowledge of content area and have met all required educator standards for their content area
  • Pass a criminal background check, as required by law

Additional Information

COMPENSATION
Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes benefits. Teachers are also eligible for performance-based bonuses.

KIPP Indy Legacy High is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
High School (9-12)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Career Technical Education