Assistant Principal - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant School Leader
Job Location: KIPP Inspire Academy and KIPP Triumph Academy
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
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We are seeking Assistant School Leaders for Middle School and High School for the 2019-20 school year.

KIPP St. Louis is a network of free, open-enrollment, public charter schools offering a choice to families and a college-preparatory education to children in St. Louis city. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for education reform by establishing and supporting a world-class network of public schools that develop in all of our students the knowledge, skills, character, and pursuit of excellence necessary to succeed in high-quality high schools and colleges and the world beyond. KIPP St. Louis currently educates 2,000 students. 

Our district is seeking leaders to commit themselves to the most urgent and exciting work of our time. We are seeking educational leaders who will bring a “whatever it takes” attitude to helping students succeed. These individuals are fearless about making decisions and can build a highly collaborative team and shape a vibrant culture. These individuals cultivate learning communities that are simultaneously academically rigorous and joyful. They know that their job is the most important one in the world. Self-reflective and humble, they are open to feedback and committed to continuously improving.

KIPP St. Louis staff are on duty in school Monday through Friday from roughly 7:00am to 4:30pm (hours may vary by school and role).  At KIPP St. Louis, we value college starting from kindergarten to keep it top of mind as they continue to grow as scholars.

Position type: Full time, exempt    
What you will do…
  • Embody, advocate and operationalize the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the school
  • Create and sustain a positive and highly structured school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Actively coach teachers by visiting classrooms to observe classroom management, instruction, model effective instructional practices, provide support, and give feedback
  • Guide teachers through the process of collaborative reflection and planning
  • Support teacher analysis and use of assessment data to reflect on teaching practice, make instructional decisions, and meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Responsible for data analysis and academic results of one or more grade levels
  • Support weekly grade level collaborative planning meetings as needed
  • Serve as an active participant of the Leadership Team
  • Serves as a point-person for dealing with behavior crisis-intervention, acute behavior issues, and attendance/arrival
  • Maintain accurate student discipline records, documenting all conferences, suspensions, discipline referrals, and phone calls
  • Plan and lead professional development as part of the Leadership Team
  • Create model lesson plans and units to support professional development opportunities
  • Revise scope and sequence documents as necessary
  • Revise and implement Interim Assessments and assist in their administration
  • Create and coordinate data compilation in collaboration with the School Leader
  • Builds and maintains positive and supportive relationships with parents, community members, and organizations
What you should have...
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree (preferred)
  • Experience teaching in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
  • Missouri Teaching Certificate; Administrator Certificate preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to have a high number of students meet or exceed state standards 
  • A commitment to use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Experience coaching teachers 
  • A strong commitment to the school’s mission and vision
  • An uncompromising belief that all students can learn
  • A relentless work ethic and a high degree of patience 
  • A willingness to be held accountable for quantifiable student achievement 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively 
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • The desire and humility to grow as an educator

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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