- Apr 29 9:13 PM
Please PostKIPP San Jose Collegiate, Hiring Founding Teachers
KIPP San Jose Collegiate is a new, college-preparatory high school opening in August 2008 in East San Jose that will serve students from the East San Jose community. Students, parents, and staff members commit to excellence, doing whatever it takes to make sure every single student matriculates to and is successful in the nation’s finest four-year colleges and universities. KIPP San Jose Collegiate will prepare students with a rigorous and challenging academic program that will push students to think, read, write, and speak critically. In addition to academic rigor, we are committed to building leaders who are confident, poised and committed to make positive change in their communities and the greater global community. The KIPP San Jose Collegiate community will push students, parents, and staff to always strive for excellence in everything they do. Approximately 90% of our students will be the first in their families to go to college.
KIPP San Jose Collegiate Mission
KIPP San Jose Collegiate will provide a rigorous, academic program to prepare students to enter and succeed in the nation’s finest four-year colleges and universities and the competitive world beyond. By building poised, confident, and articulate leaders, our graduates will use their education and life experiences to make positive change in their own lives, within the East San Jose community, and among our global society.
• KIPP San Jose Collegiate graduates are academic scholars who possess a lifelong love for learning.
• KIPP San Jose Collegiate graduates are creative and critical thinkers.
• KIPP San Jose Collegiate graduates are confident and articulate speakers and writers.
• KIPP San Jose Collegiate graduates believe it is their responsibility to serve their community and the greater global community.
• KIPP San Jose Collegiate graduates never quit despite life challenges that may come up along their journey.
A cohesive team of educators makes an outstanding school. We are hiring for the following teaching positions:
• Special Education/Resource
• Speech and Composition
These educators must have the heart, expertise, and devotion needed to create an exemplary school. Candidates MUST have at least 2 years full time teaching experience, and hold a valid California Teaching Credential.
To apply, please become thoroughly familiar with KIPP.org, and compose a cover letter that addresses why you are interested in teaching at a KIPP school. Please send the letter, along with your resume, to Wendy Smith at teach@....
w e n d y s m i t h
Outreach and Marketing Manager
KIPP Bay Area Schools
426 17th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
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