Job Location :
New York, New York, USA
Employment Type : Full-Time
Posted on : 2019-01-02T05:53:00-05:00
Job Description :
In conjunction with Relay Graduate School of Education (Relay GSE), the Empire Fellows program offers aspiring K-12 teachers a unique opportunity to receive high-quality training at a KIPP NYC school. Individuals are paired with a high-performing KIPP teacher who serves as a mentor and advisor for the entire school year. Additionally, Empire Fellows receive extensive weekly training and deliberate practice through Relay GSE, allowing for a structured, supportive and more sustainable on-ramp into the teaching profession. KIPP NYC fully commits to the growth and development of each Empire Fellow, with the explicit goal that upon successful completion of the residency year, each Empire Fellow is hired into a full-time teaching role in their second year at KIPP NYC school while completing their Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) degree. This program is best suited for individuals who are passionate and committed to teaching as a long-term career path but who do not have any full-time teaching experience yet. In order to be admitted to this program, an individual must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. This program is best suited for individuals who are passionate and committed to teaching as a long-term career path but who do not have any full-time teaching experience yet. In order to be admitted to this program, an individual must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. About KIPP NYC KIPP NYC Public Schools is a non-profit network of free, public charter schools that prepares students for success in college and life. In 1995 we started our first middle school, KIPP Academy, in the Bronx. Our goal was to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in high school, college and beyond – and in so doing, to prove what is possible in for all students. Today, our New York City network is comprised of six elementary schools, six middle schools, one high school, and KIPP Through College, a comprehensive support program for our alumni. KIPP NYC Public Schools currently serves more than 6000 students and alumni and has a staff of more than 700. We are also excited to be opening a new elementary school and a new middle school in August 2019! Why Become an Empire Fellow? Join our KIPP NYC team of experienced teachers Gain practical training on how to teach well Teaching is not easy and learning how to teach should be done thoughtfully and over time. Get valuable hands-on experience through deliberate practice, coaching and individualized support. Obtain a Master’s degree at a deeply discounted tuition rate from one of the most innovative graduate schools of education. Receive support as you secure your New York State Certification. Duties and Responsibilities Empire Fellows will assume the same schedule as a full-time KIPP NYC teacher. Duties and responsibilities include: Developing teaching skills through regular feedback and coaching. Providing individual or small group instruction for students. Leading or co-facilitating an advisory. Committing to constant professional and personal growth through working closely with a team of teachers. Constantly assessing student progress, and communicating results to families and colleagues. Modeling the school’s values in all communications with students, families, and staff. Qualifications High level of organization and professionalism. Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher (if currently in school, expected Bachelor’s degree by June 2019). Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA Zest, grit, hope, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor. A passion for being part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture. Openness to feedback and willingness to constantly reflect, improve and learn. Desire and commitment to teach in a K-12 setting for at least three years after the first year of the residency. Commitment to obtaining a NYS Trans B Teaching Certificate by the midpoint in the Fellowship Year (by January, 2020). Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.