Dance Teacher​

2019-20 Teaching Positions Redwood City, California


About KIPP Bay Area Schools

KIPP is a non-profit network of 242 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.

About KIPP Bay Area Public Schools

There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 4,000 alumni around the country.  We are excited to open our 16th school in the fall of 2020! 

Position Overview

KIPP is looking for an Enrichment Teacher who combines the ability to motivate and educate, to develop academic as well as character skills, and to make a college preparatory education relevant both now and for the future. We have Technology/Blended Learning Teaching positions available as well as traditional Music, Theatre, Art, Yoga/Mindfulness, and Dance teaching positions as well. The Enrichment Teacher may choose their course offerings, as long as it can be made relevant to students in elementary or middle school grades. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching students in a high-quality, exciting way
  • Teaching a rigorous college preparatory curriculum
  • Constantly assessing student progress, and communicating results to families and colleagues
  • Modeling the school’s values in all communications with students, families and staff
  • Committing to constant professional and personal growth through working closely as part of a team of teachers
  • Providing individual or small group instruction for students who need additional assistance.


  • Zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor
  • A passion for being part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture
  • A strong desire to become a better teacher
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved students
  • California teacher certification in the appropriate content area is required for Music, Theatre, or Art, but not for Dance or Yoga. 
  • At least one year of teaching experience in underserved communities strongly preferred       


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KIPP Bay Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin or ancestry, cultural background, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital/registered domestic partner status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, primary language, citizenship or immigration status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.