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Middle School Computer Science Teacher


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Location: Columbus OH

Company Name: KIPP Foundation

Occupational Category: 25-2031.00,Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Date Posted: 2020-03-18

Valid Through: 2020-04-17

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

KIPP Columbus

Columbus, OH
Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject: Art
Grade: 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Columbus Middle
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Mark Jackson
Email: mjackson@kippcolumbus.org

Position Overview
KIPP Columbus, a growing network of free, open enrollment public charter schools in Columbus, Ohio, invites passionate educators to apply for the Middle School Computer Science teacher position.
Teachers at KIPP Columbus create authentic and meaningful learning experiences for students through the use of academically rigorous content and a joyful classroom culture. In this role, teachers work to educate the whole child, developing deep relationships with each student and working with them to meet challenging goals.
Duties and Responsibilities The Computer Science teacher will be responsible for delivering safe, effective, high-quality, rigorous instruction. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Plan and execute a Computer Science scope with high-quality, standards-aligned unit and lesson plans
• Set and work towards achieving measurable, challenging, and realistic student goals
• Create a classroom culture that promotes learning and a love for Computer Science, and that is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
• Regularly assess student performance and use data to inform instruction
• Employ a variety of instructional techniques that meet the individual needs and abilities of the students, differentiating as necessary
• Take care of the space and resources, managing all inventory related to the Computer Science program
• Collaborate with fellow teachers and school leaders around curriculum and school culture
• Build authentic relationships with families to partner in ensuring the academic success of each student
• Use effective strategies to create a positive and joyful classroom climate
Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree
• Minimum of 1 Year Minimum Relevant Teaching Experience
• Current Ohio Teaching License or willingness and ability to pursue certification by start date
• Deep belief in the mission of KIPP Columbus and a strong desire to work towards equity within education
• Growth mindset and a desire to learn and grow through consistent coaching and feedback
• Belief that all students are capable of success and deserve to be pushed to a rigorous academic and behavioral bar
• Willingness to do whatever it takes and go above and beyond to serve all students Compensation and Benefits
KIPP Columbus offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan including medical and dental insurance, as well as group term life insurance, retirement plan and paid time off.
About KIPP Columbus
KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open enrollment, college preparatory public school dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and life. There are 224 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 100,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating at 3x the national average for low-income students.
Founded in 2008 with 50 students in 5th grade, KIPP Columbus currently serves 1,800 students infant through twelfth grade at a campus built on the grounds of a former golf course in Northeast Columbus.
The mission of KIPP Columbus is to create a system of schools where students develop the intellectual, academic, and social skills needed to understand and take action on issues they encounter in everyday life. By establishing a rigorous, safe, and personalized learning environment, KIPP Columbus will foster a culture of responsibility and service and empower all students to become active and engaged citizens. Our vision is to ensure that all students in our community will have access to a transformational education that empowers them with the knowledge, skills, and character necessary for success in college and life.
Statement of Non-Disclosure
KIPP Columbus is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying to the school for consideration of any position (admission, employment, etc.). KIPP Columbus does not discriminate on the basis of disability, gender, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 4112.02 of the Ohio Revised Code