2022-23 Manager of ELL

KIPP Indy College Prep Middle School

Company Description

KIPP Public Schools (KIPP) is a national network of public charter schools that prepares students with the skills and confidence to create the future they want for themselves, their communities, and us all. We are a network of more than 250 schools, 6,000 educators, and 140,000 students. Together, we continually raise the bar for teaching and learning, then ensure success in one classroom travels across our network to hundreds more. And while each of our schools reflects the community to which it belongs, we are united around a shared commitment: a future without limits. KIPP Indy Public Schools (KIPP Indy) began in 2004 with one class of fifth-grade students as a college-preparatory program and has grown to serve 1,300 students across three schools. Of the students that attend KIPP Indy, 93% are eligible for free and reduced-price lunch, 95% are African American or Latinx, 12% receive special education services, and 8% are designated as emergent bilingual students. As we continue to grow, our mission remains the same: to create joyfully, academically excellent schools in which teachers, students, and families are all united around the same goal of preparing students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose —college, career, and beyond— so they can lead fulfilling lives and create a more just world.

Job Description

KIPP Indy Public Schools is looking for a highly dedicated educator who is passionate about serving emerging bilingual students as the Manager of ELL. An ideal candidate has a track record of instructional excellence, and who is willing to continuously go above and beyond for students. KIPP Indy educators 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of student learning and effective teaching strategies for Emergent Bilingual Students
  • Develop SIOP non-negotiables for instruction in the school and complete school-wide walkthroughs and evaluations
  • Provide professional development and coaching to ELL Coordinators
  • Write and monitor ILPs and provide academic supports for emergent bilingual students
  • Manage progress monitoring data for student language proficiency
  • Create and manage professional development sessions for emerging bilingual student best practices
  • 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 and families
  • Attend school-wide events, such as open houses, family 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.

COMPETENCIES

  • Believes deeply that all students can learn and deserve a high-quality education
  • Plans carefully to meet both short- and long-term goals and holds themselves accountable to meeting goals
  • Uses data to solve problems
  • Develops strong relationships
  • Perseveres through challenges and is adaptable to change
  • Understands their own strengths and weaknesses and seeks ways to always improve
  • Communicates across lines of differences and proactively creates inclusive environments

EXPECTATIONS

  • Arrive at school by 7:50 a.m.
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including two weeks during the summer
  • Provide time in the evening, by phone, for questions and concerns that students and/or parents 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 Public Schools 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
Elementary (K-6), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
English Language Learning
Job Subjects
English Language Learning