High School Spanish Teacher (San Francisco, San Jose, & San Lorenzo)

KIPP Bay Area Public Schools

About the organization

KIPP is a non-profit network of 224 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.

There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 3,000 alumni around the country.


As a High School Spanish Teacher you will be responsible for...

- Planning and delivering high quality lessons to high school students in grades 9-12 who may or not be native / heritage speakers
- Grading and providing actionable feedback to students as they grow in their language proficiency
- Differentiating instruction to meet the needs of students with varying levels of comprehension and who require varying levels of instructional accommodation
- Proactively communicating with parents and family members in the educational community
- Collaborating with fellow staff members at weekly professional development sessions
- Attending some campus-specific after school events


All KIPP teachers must…

- Hold a valid teaching credential or be in the process of securing one
- Be committed to working with educationally underserved students
- Believe all students can achieve at the highest academic levels
- Possess strong content area knowledge and classroom management skills
- Teach in our extended day and year schedule
- Contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals
- Communicate well with students, families, and colleagues


Based on years of experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If you are interested or have any questions regarding job responsibilities or credentialing eligibility, please contact Ryan Weidmann.

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