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Math - High School Lead Teacher (22-23 SY)

Company: KIPP Albany
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
KIPP Albany is a part of a national network of high-performing public Charter Schools committed to creating joyful, academically excellent, and prepared students with the skills, ability, and confidence to pursue their paths to college, career, and beyond.With the Troy Prep K-12 schools joining the KIPP Albany network (to become KIPP Capital Region) for the 2022-2023 school year, our KIPP schools will serve more than 2,500 students across the Capital Region. We look forward to increased curriculum offerings for students, professional development for staff, and enhanced family and community partnerships.We are committed to furthering anti-racism, equity, and racial justice in all our efforts, and expect all of our stakeholders to participate in this work so that we can create a future without limits for our students, together.
Job Description

  • Proficiency: Geometry, Algebra II / Pre-calculus, AP StatisticsPosition OverviewThe Lead Teacher's role holds the primary responsibility for developing and implementing the curriculum, school culture, and the success of the school's students.Duties/ResponsibilitiesCurriculum Development and Instruction
    • Adapt and execute a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum and assess students' progress
    • Develop academically rigorous lessons, create unit plans, rubrics and assessments
    • Use data to inform instructional decisions
    • Provide students with daily feedback on mastery performance in character and academics and plan for individual learning needs
    • Demonstrate strong pedagogyCommitment to School and Classroom Culture
      • Work collaboratively with your school team and those across KIPP Albany
      • Help develop school-wide culture that best fits the needs of our students, teachers and families
      • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with staff
      • Develop positive rapport with students
      • Create and foster a positive and calm learning environment
      • Enforce, uphold, and exhibit school's values, student management policies and cultureFamily Engagement
        • Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents and share progress
        • Be available for open houses, parent teacher conferences and other events involving parents
        • Make him/herself available to students, parents and other staff membersGrowth Mindset
          • Pursue challenging professional goals each year
          • Willing to offer support and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement
          • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly during the academic year (held during school hours)
          • Performs other duties as assigned
            Qualifications
            • Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University, required
            • Valid NYS Teaching Licensure or willingness to pursue state certification, required
            • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a school educator, preferably in a charter or public school environment, preferred
            • Prior experience working in schools and urban communities is preferred but not required.
            • Ability to work a flexible schedule outside of regular business hours.
            • Aptitude to create and work within an inclusive environment that honors and supports a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives.
              Additional Information
              Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience and includes benefits.KIPP Albany Community Public Charter Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.

Keywords: KIPP Albany, Troy , Math - High School Lead Teacher (22-23 SY), Education / Teaching , Troy, New York

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