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High School Reading Interventionist

KIPP Foundation

KIPP Foundation

Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Company Description

KIPP
KIPP Public Schools is a national network of tuition-free public schools educating 120,000 students in grades Prek-12 across 21 states and Washington, DC. While each of our schools is as unique as the community to which it belongs, we are united around a shared promise: Together, A Future Without Limits. You can learn more at www.kipp.org.


KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools
KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools is part of the KIPP national network. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose – college, career, and beyond – so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.

In the 2024-25 school year, the KIPP Jacksonville region will be comprised of four schools educating more than 3,000 students, kindergarten through twelfth grade in the North and West sides of Jacksonville, Florida.

  • KIPP Impact Academy: Kindergarten - 4th grade, 6th - 8th grade

  • KIPP VOICE Academy: Kindergarten - 8th grade

  • KIPP Bessie Coleman Academy: Kindergarten - 8th grade

  • KIPP Bold City High School: 9th - 12th grade

For the current school year, teachers at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools work the following hours Monday through Friday and may have occasional meetings or special school events outside of these hours. Hours for teachers and students may vary slightly by school.

  • K-8 Staff: 7:30am - 4:30pm K-8 Students: 8:00am - 3:30pm, Wednesday K-8 dismissal is at 1:30pm

  • High School Staff: 6:45am - 3:45pm, High School Students: 7:15am - 2:30pm, Wednesday High School dismissal is at 12:30pm.

Every Wednesday is a student early release day, which allows teachers to participate in weekly professional development and content team meetings. *This doesn’t include Wellness Wednesdays when all staff leave at student dismissal.

To support these schools, we will employ more than 300 full-time staff members. We seek educators and colleagues that represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. To learn more about what it is like to work and teach at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please visit www.kippjax.org/teach where you can also view all of our job postings.

Job Description

KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools seeks an academic interventionist who will focus on reading for 9th - 12th grade students at KIPP Bold City High School. The interventionist focuses on supporting students as an extra layer of support beyond their core academic instruction. The interventionist role includes but is not limited to, pulling small groups, tracking academic progress, ensuring students are accessing blended learning pieces that support their growth, partnering with classroom teachers to ensure student interventions are effective, and other duties as assigned.

All teachers are responsible for creating a positive classroom environment, implementing our curriculum, assessing students, collaborating with their team, building relationships with our families, and other duties as assigned. Full teacher responsibilities are ultimately outlined by their School Leader.

Because the interventionist supports the RtI process for multiple grade levels, the model and schedule can vary slightly.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Our current starting salary for a first-year lead teacher is $50,000*

  • Free individual-level health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision***

  • Free individual short-term and long-term disability insurance ***

  • 403(b) retirement program with a company match ***

  • To support teacher practice and their growth, all lead teachers receive individualized coaching and professional development

*This role will be eligible for instructional stipends like TSIA and Milage - which equated to about $15,000 for NTK employees in the 2023-24 school year.

***Benefit packages are subject to change each school year. Full terms would be outlined in an offer letter if issued

Qualifications

Requirements of the position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Relevant Florida Teaching Certification or Equivalent (English 6-12)

  • Reading endorsement reflected on FL teaching certificate

  • At least two years of teaching experience with a proven track record of high achievement in the classroom

  • KIPP Jacksonville Schools believes that our staff will represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators who embody them.

  • Possesses a deep commitment to both racial and educational equity for all children

  • Passing a background check, as required by law.

Highly Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to demonstrate results from small group instruction

  • ESOL endorsement or one 60-point workshop completed in Florida

  • Additional certifications in ESE K-12

  • Three or more years of teaching experience with a proven trackrecord of high achievement in the classroom

Additional Information

APPLY
Please complete an application and upload a resume via our job board. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes through other job postings. Link here: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/jacksonville

If you're a current KIPP Jax team member, you should:

1) Inform your current manager of your interest in the role and

2) Complete the online application

QUESTIONS

If you have questions about this position, please email Emma at [email protected]. Please understand that resumes and/or cover letters are not accepted via email and you will be redirected to apply via the website.

KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools. KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.