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2024-2025 Part-Time Guest Educator

KIPP Foundation

KIPP Foundation

Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Company Description

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.


  • Respect - For our teachers’ innate talents and desire to learn, for their professional growth, and for the lives they lead beyond our walls. We offer pay and benefits that reflect our appreciation for the invaluable role our teachers play in lighting paths to opportunity for students

  • Support - As our teachers progress through the day, the year, and their careers, we ensure they always feel the KIPP Team and Family at their backs, with opportunities to lead and support to grow

  • Purpose - Together, our students, schools, families and communities share an ambitious mission to create a future without limits. We need talented teachers and leaders to realize it. Shape the future for your students and yourself by joining us in our work.

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

Title: Part-Time Guest Educator

Hourly Rate: $18.50 per hour

Schedule: up to 25 hours a week M- F


KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools seeks part-time Guest Educators to work in our schools. These Guest Educators might provide coverage in several ways. One way might be to work in one position for a whole school day, for example, providing coverage while a teacher is out. Another way would be providing rotating coverage or "floating" when teachers at one of our schools are out, in a meeting, or are reporting elsewhere. Guest Educators might also work half-days.

This position would start mid July and work for the 2024-2025 school year. Guest Educators should be flexible to work at any of our campuses. Part-time Guest Educators would be scheduled on an as-needed basis and would be called in advance to confirm their assignment for the day and their daily schedules.

Guest Educators are expected to maintain high expectations for both behavior and academics in the classroom, and communicate with the team to ensure a smooth transition in classrooms.


  • This position offers no fringe benefits

  • Pay rate for this position is $18.50 per hour with a maximum of 25 hours per week

  • This position would not conflict for those who have retired through FRS

*The compensation offered in the DocuSign doesn’t include any stipends for which the candidate may be eligible. In our first year of paying out millage stipends, non-certified New-to-KIPP staff received an additional $3700. There are other opportunities to earn money at KIPP Jax in the form of additional stipends.

***This offering is subject to change each school year. Terms would be outlined in an offer letter, if issued.



  • Associate's Degree (or 60 completed college credits)
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers
  • KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools Jacksonville believes that our staff will represent our core values—high expectations, a growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators who embody them.
  • Possess a deep commitment to both racial and educational equity for all children
  • Passing a background check, as required by law


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Clear path to obtaining a Florida Teaching Certification
  • Experience working in an urban public school or charter school setting

Additional Information

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

NOTE: If you're a current KIPP Jacksonville team member and are interested in applying, you should 1) let your current manager know that you're interested and 2) complete the application in its entirety online.


If you have questions about this position at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please email Jessica 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.