High School Spanish Teacher

KIPP Indy Legacy High

KIPP Indy Legacy High is looking for a highly dedicated educator who is passionate about teaching Spanish to high school students and has a track record of instructional excellence, and who is willing to continuously go above and beyond for students. KIPP Indy teachers 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
  • 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, parent-teacher conferences, and other events involving parents
  • 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 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
Foreign Language