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About KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in under-served communities for success in college and in life. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to serve over 3,700 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. More than 88% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced meals.

In the next few years, KIPP New Jersey will have ten schools in Newark and five in Camden providing world-class education to over 7,300 students. By offering outstanding educators with strong bonds to the families we serve, more time in school learning, services that support a variety of student needs and a culture focused on achievement, our students are on the path to and through college proving that demographics don’t define destiny.


Job Details

Job Headline: ESL Teacher
Job Location: United States, North America
Minimum Salary: 40000
Maximum Salary: 55000
Salary Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)
Salary Frequency: Year
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: High School
Job Title: Teacher
Description:

Here’s what you need to know
Working at KIPP New Jersey is about being student-focused. It's about teamwork. It's about having fun, and having the freedom to lead in ways that are most successful for your students. It’s also about making an impact in Camden, a city that is experiencing a renaissance and on the verge of revolutionizing how America views education in urban communities.

KIPP New Jersey is looking for a part- or full-time ESL teacher who will lead small-group and individual intervention classes, and push in to general education classrooms for additional in-class support for English Language Learners.



Here’s what you’ll be doing

  • Lead small group and individual instruction for English Language Learners
  • Assess the needs of students and design programs to meet needs accordingly
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support students through a variety of strategies, including occasional co-teaching and pushing into classrooms
  • Administer NYSESLAT and LAB-R assessments, and use the results to inform curriculum development and classroom instruction
  • Ensure compliance with city and state ELL mandates
  • Facilitate parent meetings on services and strategies to support their children’s learning
  • Be a good teammate – work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students

Must Haves

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • At least 2 years of classroom experience (pull out and small group) working with new arrivals and English Language Learners grades K-8
  • NJ State teaching certification
  • NJ State ESL certification (or progress toward ESL certification)
  • Experience coordinating ESL/bilingual programs
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved students
  • The ability to be flexible in a high-performing school environment
  • Attention to details and strong organization skills
  • A desire to have fun everyday
  • Zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor

Need more reasons to work here?
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP New Jersey offers a comprehensive benefits plan, a subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, and a laptop (Woot! Woot!), as well as subsidized travel for teammates commuting from the Philadelphia area. And 100% of KIPP New Jersey employees agree we have the best kids in the nation. So there’s that.


About KIPP New Jersey
KIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to serve over 3,700 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. More than 88% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced price meals.

In the next few years, KIPP New Jersey will have ten schools in Newark and five in Camden providing world-class education to over 7,300 students. By offering outstanding educators with strong bonds to the families we serve, more time in school learning, services that support a variety of student needs and a culture focused on achievement, our students are on the path to and through college proving that demographics don’t define destiny. Visit
KIPPNJ.org to learn more.

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