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Multilingual (ELL/ESL) Teacher: Camden, NJ

Employer
KIPP Public Schools
Location
South Camden, New Jersey
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Company Description

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 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 educate over 7,738 students in grades K-12 across 15 schools in Newark and Camden. More than 90% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced meals.

By 2025, KIPP New Jersey will have fifteen schools in Newark and seven in Camden providing a world-class education to over 11,600 students. To learn more, visit www.kippnj.org.

Our Multilingual Language Learner (MLL) Teachers, formerly English Language Learner (ELL) teachers, work with our students who are building their reading, speaking, and writing skills in the English language.

Here's what you'll be doing:

Joining our schools as a teacher comes with the opportunity for significant growth and development, but with great power comes great responsibility. Your role as a teacher will include a number of responsibilities which will include but are not limited to:
  • Create, internalize, modify and prepare lesson plans in accordance with academic curriculum, working closely with the grade level team
  • Use data to responsively teach to mastery of academic skills
  • Work closely with students, families and colleagues to create an environment that is supportive of student progress • Reinforce a firm foundation for all classes and uphold classroom management techniques
  • Help with diagnostic and progress monitoring testing across the school
  • Monitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies to ensure all students meet the learning objectives
  • Update student performance trackers and use data to help guide your lesson plans
  • Participate in school, departmental and parent meetings
  • Participate in school events, activities and programs both during and outside of regular class instruction hours.

Qualifications

Must Haves:
  • A belief in every student's limitless potential
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts showing degree conferred are required prior to the starting date of employment
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 if graduation date is after 2016 or minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 if degree conferred before 2016
  • Appropriate state teaching certification completed and issued or in process of being completed.
  • Subject matter expertise • Demonstrated interest in working with students from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds
  • A track record of success in the classroom
  • A collaborative attitude towards teaching and learning

Nice to Haves:
  • Be bilingual in Spanish
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience
  • Knowledge of WIDA requirements Additional Information

Additional Information

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, a school laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the New York City or Philadelphia area. KIPP NJ offers competitive salaries to newly hired lead teachers.

Salaries are based on prior experience and in accordance with certification requirements. KIPP NJ offers a competitive salary range of $63,000-$101,000+ for teacher positions with additional opportunities for earning up to $5,500 annually in performance-based pay. KIPP New Jersey | KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer

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