Job DescriptionSTART DATE:January 4, 2021
KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville seeks an Assistant School Leader to add capacity to our team starting in January 2021 AND June of 2021. The ASL serves as a teacher coach and a school-based administrator. They are responsible for observing and providing feedback to teachers and reinforcing positive school culture aligned with their school leader’s vision.As a school-based administrator, this position is year-round and performs duties as assigned by their school leader. Typical hours for school-based leaders are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 Monday through Friday and there may be occasional meetings, special school events, or commitments that fall outside of these hours. For the 20-21 school year, student hours are typically 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Hours for teachers and students vary slightly by school. Every Wednesday is a student early release day (1:30 p.m.), which allows teachers to participate in weekly professional development.SPECIFIC DUTIES
- Facilitate a culture of constant learning and collaboration with students, instructional staff, families, and community members
- Based on school-wide academic goals, instructional priorities and individual development goals, lead staff members to achieve high performances through goal setting and evaluation, as well as, coaching and feedback
- Serve as a key member of the school leadership team, representing the school to a variety of audiences and supporting all necessary functions for school management and success
- Orient staff members to the teaching environment at KIPP Jacksonville, especially as it relates to the area of student personnel policy and procedures, general school practices and routines, and KIPP Jacksonville’s vision, values, beliefs and non-negotiables.
- Advise, support, celebrate, and mentor individual teachers to improve instruction through:
- Consistent classroom observation and feedback/coaching
- Facilitating curriculum planning and evaluating unit and lesson plans
- Promoting continuous, high-quality assessment as a means for evaluating student achievement
- Collaborating with the School Leader and members of the leadership team to implement, evaluate and refine a comprehensive professional development program for teachers
- Leading staff members to set and achieve audacious individual, classroom, and grade-level goals
- Lead teacher and staff evaluations quarterly
- In coordination with the leadership team, evaluate school performance data to make holistic and individual recommendations for improving instructional practices
- Work with school leadership, counselor and teachers to enhance and refine the rituals, systems and practices that shape our school culture and guide students struggling with behavior choices
- Guide and promote character development of students through deliberate programming practices and by coaching teachers in developing stronger relationships with students
- Work with teachers and counselors to develop innovative strategies, preventative approaches, and proactive plans for students who exhibit at-risk behaviors
- Provide support for teachers with students who need additional behavior assistance
- Model, promote, and coach others toward effective communication with parents so that KIPP families fully engage in the education of their student and in KIPP Jacksonville’s mission
- Work with teachers and students so that in all ways, we leave places, people and ideas better than we found them
- Work in conjunction with the school leader and the leadership team to supervise all school activities i.e., dances, concerts, orientation programs, plays, musicals, field trips, and other special events
- Perform other duties as may be assigned by the school leader
Assistant School Leaders will typically coach teachers in a specific content area, team, or grade level range. ASLs are considered “regional” employees and can be transferred between KIPP Jacksonville schools as needed. This position would be placed at one specific K-8 school OR 9-12 initially.COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSOur compensation is very competitive and is commensurate with experience.
- Free individual health benefits (including medical, dental, and vision)
- Free individual short-term and long-term disability insurance
- 403(b) retirement program with a company match
- To support growth, all staff members receive individualized professional development.This offering is subject to change for the 2021-22 school year. Terms would be outlined in an offer letter, if issued
- Bachelor's Degree
- At least four (4) years of teaching experience with a track record of high achievement
- KIPP Jacksonville Schools believes that our staff will represent our core values—high expectations, a growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators who embody them.
- Passing a background check, as required by law
- Experience teaching or leading in an urban, Title I public school or charter setting
- Experience with Florida’s standards either as a coach or a teacher
- Master’s Degree in Education Leadership
- Certification, eligibility, or a clear pathway for certification in Education Leadership
Additional InformationAPPLYPlease complete an application and upload a resume via our job board. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes through other job postings.
- Internal candidate: if you are currently a member of the KIPP Jacksonville team and family, please (1) inform your direct manager that you are applying to the position and (2) complete the full application online.
KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools. KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.