[2019-2020] Lead Foreign Language Teacher-High


About the organization

KIPP NYC Public Schools is a non-profit network of free, public charter schools that prepares students for success in college and life. In 1995 we started our first middle school, KIPP Academy, in the Bronx. Our goal was to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in high school, college and beyond – and in so doing, to prove what is possible for all students. Today, our New York City network is comprised of six elementary schools, six middle schools, one high school, and KIPP Through College, a comprehensive support program for our alumni. KIPP NYC Public Schools currently serves more than 6000 students and alumni and has a staff of more than 700. We are also excited to be opening a new elementary school and a new middle school in August 2019!


KIPP NYC College Prep High School seeks experienced educators for the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers who join our team will be part of content-specific departments as KIPP NYC College Prep enters its 9th year.

General responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Planning a college preparatory curriculum that combines the school’s standards, New York State Standards, and, most importantly, fosters critical thinking.

Executing thoughtful, rigorous daily college preparatory lessons.

Assessing student progress, and communicating results to students, families, and colleagues.

Providing individual and small group instruction until all students achieve mastery.

Modeling the school’s values in all communications with students, families, and staff.

Advising a small group of students to success through their four years of high school.


KIPP NYC is looking for exceptional teachers who have achieved dramatic results with their students and have a strong interest in building a school of excellence from the ground up. We are seeking individuals from all backgrounds who believe in KIPP NYC's mission and who have the potential to excel as educators and leaders within our building.

Zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor.

A passion for being, mission-driven school culture.

A strong desire to become a better teacher by joining the KIPP NYC team and family.

Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally under-served students.

A commitment to relentless professional and personal growth inside and outside of school.

Ability and desire to work closely with a team of committed colleague who challenge assumptions in service of letting the best idea win out for our students.

At least three years of teaching experience strongly preferred.

New York State teacher certification in the appropriate content area.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit your application through the link provided.

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