Founding Physical Education Teacher at KIPP Peninsula High School

2020-21 Teaching Positions East Palo Alto, California


About KIPP Bay Area Public 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.

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!

About the Role:
We need you to support our students and provide great Physical Education to them. As a physical education teacher, you will join our growing Team and Family.  
A bit more about you…
You have experience teaching Physical Education and you know what good PE instruction looks like for elementary, middle and high school students. You’re ready to work hard and have the passion and drive to work with students in order to put them on a path to college.

Here’s what you’ll be doing.
  • Extensively plan and implement Physical Education curriculum for the academic year
  • Perform daily teaching tasks such as: conducting morning meetings, monitoring lunch, and any of the other things that make you awesome at your job
  • Be a good teammate – work closely with other teachers and team members to create a cohesive school culture of success and family
  • Collaborate with other teachers on your campus and across network to determine and execute best practices in the classroom.
  • Update student performance trackers and rely on data to make decisions
  • Facilitate guided reading, reading level assessments and other campus-wide initiatives

Must Haves (ie. what you need to rock this role)

  • A minimum of one year of teaching, preferably in an urban or low-income setting
  • A track record of success in the classroom, with data that you can explain
  • Phenomenal classroom management skills.
  • A collaborative attitude towards teaching and learning
  • Desire to be part of a team of committed arts educators.
  • The ability to be flexible in a new school environment where things change all the time
  • Need more reasons to work here?

How to Apply
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