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Teach with KIPP Bay Area Schools

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  • Wendy Smith
    Teach at a KIPP school in the Bay Area KIPP Bay Area Schools is hiring excellent teachers for the 2010-2011 school year. Five of the schools serve students in
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 26, 2010
      Teach at a KIPP school in the Bay Area

      KIPP Bay Area Schools is hiring excellent teachers for the 2010-2011 school year. Five of the schools serve students in grades 5-8, our high school in San Lorenzo will serve students in grades 9-12, and our high school in San Jose will serve students in grades 9-11. Teaching positions are available in a variety of positions, grades 5-12.

      KIPP teachers
      • must hold a valid teaching credential (please see http://www.ctc.ca.gov/ to learn more)
      • are committed to working with educationally under-served students
      • hold high expectations for every student
      • possess strong content area knowledge and classroom management skills
      • teach in our extended day and year schedule
      • contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals
      • communicate well with students, families and colleagues
      • make achievement possible

      KIPP Bay Area Schools
      In the San Francisco Bay Area, five KIPP middle schools and two KIPP high schools are closing the achievement gap between low-income students and their more advantaged peers. These tuition-free, college-preparatory schools are located in the under-served neighborhoods of Bayview Hunters Point and the Western Addition in San Francisco, East San Jose, San Lorenzo, and West Oakland. KIPP Bay Area Schools serves more than 2,000 students.

      KIPP Across The Nation
      The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) began in 1994 in Houston, Texas. Today, there are 82 KIPP schools in 19 states and Washington, D.C. serving more than 20,000 students. These free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in under-resourced communities help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character needed to succeed in college and the competitive world beyond.

      At KIPP, there are no shortcuts: outstanding educators, more time in school, a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support ensure that our students make significant academic gains and continue to excel in high school and college. While fewer than one in five low-income students typically attends college nationally, twice as many KIPP alumni nationwide have matriculated to colleges and universities.

      To Apply:
      Please become thoroughly familiar with www.kippbayarea.org before applying. Candidates must have at least one year of full time teaching experience; those experienced in working with under-served youth strongly preferred. Submit your application online at http://www.kippbayarea.org/careers.html. Email Wendy Smith at teach@... with any questions.

      KIPP Bay Area Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.
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