High School Spanish Teacher (#260535)

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About KIPP Nashville KIPP Nashville is a network of high-performing, college preparatory public schools that has been committed to creating a vibrant, college-going culture in North and East Nashville since 2005. KIPP Nashville is partnered with the acclaimed KIPP Network, which serves over 70,000 students nation-wide and sends low-income students to college at a rate 5x higher than that of their peers. KIPP Nashville currently operates 2 middle schools (KIPP Academy Nashville and KIPP Nashville College Prep), 1 high school (KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School), and 1 elementary school (KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School). Our alumni have achieved a 95% high school graduation rate and are supported to and through college by our KIPP Through College program. We are excited to expand our K-16 continuum by growing to 7 schools by 2020. The mission of KIPP Nashville is to cultivate in its students the character and academic skills needed to succeed in rigorous high schools and colleges and to become productive citizens in the world beyond. If you share in this belief, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes for students to achieve, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, then you are already a KIPP teacher.

Teaching at KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School invites outstanding educators to apply for the position of High School Teacher for the 2016-17 school year. Collegiate teachers will possess a deep passion for instruction and an enthusiasm for rigorous development in the honing of their craft. In addition to weekly professional development and team planning meetings, teachers receive consistent high-impact coaching and feedback from a school administrator, as well as opportunities to be a coach themselves. This position is an opportunity to play a significant role in the founding years of an institution focused on academic achievement, character, and college-readiness. Collegiate is committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining excellent teachers. KNCHS is seeking teachers for the 2016-17 school year in all content areas, with an emphasis on: Trigonometry, Calculus, Biology, U.S. History and A.P. U.S. History, A.P Language, Composition, Spanish, and College Readiness. Position Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Create a positive and structured learning environment that fosters both outstanding academic achievement and personal character development Implement school-wide management policies that hold all students to high expectations throughout the school Revise and implement a rigorous curriculum aligned with state and national standards for college-readiness Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices Collaborate with school team in planning meetings, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions Communicate regularly with students, families, and colleagues in a way that models Collegiate’s policies and values Involve and enlist parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education Advise a small group of students to success throughout their four years of high school Uphold all standards for professionalism, including: meeting all deadlines for planning, prompt communication, and maintaining an orderly classroom