KIPP is hiring a

High School: Math Lead Teacher - Greater Boston (2024-2025)

Lynn, United States
Full-Time

Lead Teacher

KIPP MA is looking for talented, committed, and culturally competent lead teachers who have the power to amplify our children’s potential by creating a school experience that affirms, values, and challenges students each day. We seek to create a professional and authentic environment of joy, excellence, care, and community where educators can make long-term transformative outcomes for students.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Classroom Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all children are affirmed, valued, and challenged every day
  • Foster a positive and safe learning environment
  • Prepare and internalize rigorous and engaging unit and daily lessons, leveraging provided curricula/resources, and intellectual preparation tools
  • When applicable, may be asked to create and internalize academically aligned lesson plans, unit plans, rubrics, and assessments
  • Set specific, ambitious growth goals with all students and identify and leverage all necessary resources to ensure they meet them
  • Innovate on best practices to execute engaging, differentiated instruction at a level rigorous for all students
  • Implement aligned school-wide or grade-level student culture systems and proactive classroom management strategies
  • Regularly analyze student work and academic data to modify lessons, refine curricula, and inform instructional practice
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date student grades/records and initiate strong lines of communication with students and their families regularly regarding students’ growth and progress

School and Professional Responsibilities

  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly during the academic year
  • Take ownership for the development of your craft seeking and implementing feedback from your coach and collaborating with teammates within and beyond school-designed structures
  • Perform assigned duties including (but not limited to) classroom coverage, bus, lunch, transition, and dismissal duties
  • Develop strong relationships with families through participation in school events and consistent phone calls, texts, and/or emails with caregivers 
  • Be willing to offer support and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to accountability, change, and improvement
  • Collaborate with grade level and content teams to tackle common challenges and implement grade-wide systems, sharing responsibility for all students
  • Dependable attendance according to our school calendar, initiating proactive communication when attendance barriers arise

Regional Responsibilities

  • Embody KIPP MA’s Code of Conduct by acting with integrity, leading with humanity, centering self-awareness and critical consciousness, taking personal responsibility, and engaging productively
  • Obtain required MTEL and SEI endorsements with financial support from KIPP MA within the first year of employment in addition to free study support (please review this doc to see requirements)
  • Participate and engage in regional professional development and community events as required

KIPP MA teachers are supported in their demanding work by experienced and dedicated leadership and staff who have themselves proven successful in the teaching role. Our leaders maintain consistent school-wide systems and procedures - academic, behavioral, cultural, logistical - designed to permit teachers to do their best work. 

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, there will occasionally be other duties as assigned that teachers will engage in to help promote a positive and calm learning environment and culture.

  • Love and have an unwavering belief in the high potential of all students
  • Commitment to anti-racism and equity
  • Demonstrated ability to drive student growth and achievement and to create a warm, inclusive, rigorous learning environment
  • Passion for subject/content area and demonstrated commitment to professional learning
  • 2+ years of full-time teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • KIPP MA requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved by KIPP MA for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). 
  • Pass Criminal Background Checks
  • Passing score ESL MTEL required
  • MA ESL Teaching Licensure Required

KIPP MA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables all of our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

What We Offer

The starting base salary for this exempt position is $55,00 - 85,000 (per 1.0 FTE/45 hours per week), depending on years of experience after your Bachelors degree (+$3,000 for 1st advanced degree and +$1,500 for 2nd advanced degree) with a $1,000 signing bonus—and retention and longevity bonuses in subsequent years. We offer a comprehensive tiered benefits plan, with a competitive employer contribution toward premiums for health insurance, including coverage for spouse/domestic partner and/or children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, flexible PTO, life insurance, work-life balance benefits, paid family and medical leaves, flexible spending account options, parenting and elder care benefits, free access to financial coaching and services, commuter benefits, 403(b) plans, individualized coaching, and referral bonuses. KIPP MA may offer a relocation stipend to help defray the cost of moving for this role, where applicable.

All staff and educators at KIPP MA are committed to anti-racism and inclusion, are part of a close-knit diverse community, and are encouraged to show up authentically, inspiring our children to do the same. For more information on the benefits of joining KIPP MA, please view our Employee Value Proposition

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