KIPP Adelante Seeks Math Teacher for San Diego School
- KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy Seeks Math Teacher for 2003-04 School Year
Want to teach in a middle school setting where the entire campus looks like your classroom � high achieving, respectful, and results-oriented? Want to see the sense of pride in your students� faces as they work harder and achieve at greater levels than they ever thought possible? Want to join a team of outstanding educators that is building a new charter school in San Diego?
KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy is seeking a math teacher to start immediately for its new charter school in San Diego, CA. The mission of KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy is to ensure that our students develop the academic skills, intellectual habits, and character traits needed to succeed in top quality high schools, colleges, and the competitive world beyond. KIPP Adelante�s Core Values are: Respect, Responsibility, Achievement, Constant Learning, and Teamwork.
In August 2003, KIPP Adelante opened its doors to 90 fifth-graders from the Logan Heights and surrounding areas of San Diego. The school will expand one grade level each year until reaching a full capacity of approximately 340 students in grades 5-8.
Mathematics Faculty Job Description:
The responsibilities for KIPP Adelante faculty will be, although not limited to, as follows:
� Teach standards-based, college preparatory curriculum in core subject area of Mathematics and potentially 1-2 sections of alternate disciplines: English Language Arts, Science, and History-Social Sciences
� Provide quality, well-planned instruction that engages students
� Teach and hold students accountable for the school�s culture and standards for behavior
� Proactively manage student behavior with consistent school-wide system
� Build quality relationships with students
� Manage a homeroom and display student work in a high-quality way
� Collaborate with other educators on Grade Level Team and Department Team
� Participate in peer observation process
� Participate actively in faculty and staff meetings
� Participate actively in professional learning community activities, both on-site and off-site
� Seek to constantly refine instructional techniques
� Plan and travel with students on field lessons, both local and out-of-state
� Field phone calls at night (during agreed upon hours) from students with emergencies or who need help with homework
� Teach enrichment classes, according to own interests, on one Saturday per month
� Maintain consistent communication with students� families
� Make at least one home visit per year with each family
� Perform morning, lunch, or afternoon duties as assigned
� Fulfill all necessary administrative duties in a timely manner
� Submit weekly lesson plans to the Principal
� Meet monthly with Principal to provide student progress update and programmatic feedback
� Commit to the teacher�s agreements in the Commitment to Excellence contract
An ideal candidate for KIPP Adelante�s founding faculty will possess:
� A strong background in and command of mathematics content area
� At least two years full-time teaching experience
� Demonstrated success working with students in under-resourced communities
� A California Teaching Credential, with BCLAD or CLAD emphasis, or equivalent
Statement of Non-Discrimination:
KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our school. KIPP Adelante does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
Salary and benefits are competitive.
Deadline: Position open until filled.
Please forward r�sum� and cover letter to Ms. Kelly Wright, Principal via email - kwright@... or fax - 619.233.3212
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