K-6 World Cultures Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Elementary Teacher, Title I, English, Elementary, Social Studies (General).
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
KIPP Jacksonville Schools seeks an inspiring world cultures teacher for grades K-6. The WC teacher will lead daily social studies instruction rooted in Florida social studies standards while incorporating African American studies, and projects across all grade levels. This educator should have a clear vision for social studies across the school that includes students engaging in learning about a variety of cultures. Social studies instruction will supplement other core academic areas and align with English Language Arts instruction.
This is a full time position and will work closely in our existing specials department which includes P.E., science, and music currently. As a specials teacher, they would see students across all grade levels and be responsible for creating a positive classroom environment, implementing 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.
For the 2021-22 school year, teachers at KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville (K-8) will work from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and may have occasional meetings or special school events outside of these hours. Student hours are typically 8:00a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Every Wednesday is a student early release day (1:30 p.m.), which allows teachers to participate in weekly professional development.
OUR CURRENT MODEL
The specials schedule is subject to change and can vary from school to school.
The specials team consists of five teachers for the entire school. Each specials teacher instructs students across all grade levels. Depending on the specials area subject, the teacher may travel to classrooms or have students transition to their own classroom space. Class size is typically ~26 students. Specials teachers typically see each class of students once a week since they see students across grades K-6.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Our current compensation and benefits structure is very competitive and is commensurate with experience.
Our current starting salary for a first-year lead teacher is $50,000 Free individual 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 offering is subject to change for the 2021-22 school year. Terms would be outlined in an offer letter, if issued.