Classroom Teacher - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Middle School Math Teacher
Job Location: KIPP St. Louis
Beginning: Jul 26, 2021
Deadline: Aug 08, 2021**
Certificate: Mathematics
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
Middle School Math Teacher - Apply Here
KIPP St. Louis is a growing 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 over 2,500 students and at full growth, we will educate nearly 3,600 students and hundreds of alumni. Today, our St. Louis network is comprised of two middle schools, three elementary schools, and a high school:
  • KIPP Inspire Academy, founded in 2009
  • KIPP Victory Academy, founded in 2014
  • KIPP Triumph Academy, founded in 2015
  • KIPP Wisdom Academy, founded in 2015
  • KIPP St. Louis High School, founded in 2017
  • KIPP Wonder Academy,  founded in 2019
Check out our KIPP St. Louis video to learn more about KIPP St. Louis Public Schools!

This position is available for the 2021-2022 school year
Position type: Full time, exempt
Tentative Start Date: July 19, 2021
KIPP St. Louis plans to begin in person for the 2021-2022 school year
As a KIPP St. Louis Teacher, your core responsibilities include:
Curriculum Development and Instruction
  • Adapt and execute a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum
  • Develop academically rigorous lessons, unit plans, rubrics and assessments
  • Use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Provide students with daily feedback on performance and plan for individual learning needs
Build a Positive School and Classroom Culture
  • Embody and maintain school’s values, policies, and culture
  • Develop positive relationships with students, families, teachers, and staff
  • Establish and maintain strong communication with all parents and share progress
  • Effectively supervise and manage a classroom of up to 30 students
  • Show up for critical school events, including staff meetings, open houses, parent-teacher conferences and more
Demonstrate a Growth Mindset
  • Pursue challenging professional goals each year
  • Give and receive positive and constructive feedback with your colleagues
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development
The following are required of KIPP St. Louis teachers:
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Missouri Teacher Certification or willingness to become certified ASAP 
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Demonstrated commitment to closing the opportunity gap
  • Performs other duties relative to the overall operations of KIPP St. Louis Public Schools as assigned
This job posting/description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
At KIPP St. Louis we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits including:
  • Competitive Salary: Click here for our salary schedule 
  • Best in class health benefits including the option of a $0 deductible healthcare plan, including medical, vision and dental at a low cost to the employee or a small deductible plan where KIPP covers 100% of the monthly rate for employees and roughly 75% for dependents.
  • Short Term Disability
  • $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement plan through PSRSSL with a 15% match and an optional 403b as a supplement to our pension program
  • Generous time off:
    • Paid leave for illness, personal days, bereavement, jury duty, and military-related leave
    • Paid parental leave for new mothers and new fathers
    • Paid holidays, as well as a one week Thanksgiving break, a two-week winter break, a week-long spring break
    • On-going professional  development opportunities:
      • Weekly coaching sessions
      • Weekly school-based professional development
      • Five in-person PD days during the year for all KIPP St. Louis teachers
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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