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Middle School Self-Contained Special Education Teacher - Camden

Company: KIPP
Location: Camden
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout KIPP New JerseyKIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized "Knowledge Is Power Program" network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students for success in college and in life. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark's South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to educate 7,035 students in grades K-12 across 15 schools in Newark and Camden. More than 90% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced meals. By 2025, KIPP New Jersey will have fifteen schools in Newark and five in Camden providing a world-class education to over 10,300 students. To learn more, visit www.kippnj.org.Job DescriptionHere is what you need to know: We're looking for a self-contained special education teacher for the 2022-23 school year! Our middle schools are seeking awe-inspiring teachers to guide our students as they climb the mountain to college and beyond. Our teachers are dynamic leaders both in and outside of their classroom. They love students, working with families and the community they serve. We are looking for a teacher to lead one of our Cognitive/Autism Support classrooms.Here's what you'll be doing:Joining our schools as a teacher comes with the opportunity for significant growth and development, but with great power comes great responsibility. Your role as a teacher will include a number of responsibilities which will include but are not limited to: Create, internalize, modify and prepare lesson plans in accordance with academic curriculum, working closely with the grade-level teamUse data to responsively teach to mastery of academic and life skills Work closely with students, families, and colleagues to create an environment that is supportive of student progressReinforce a firm foundation for all classes and uphold classroom management techniquesHelp with diagnostic and progress monitoring testing according to students' IEPsMonitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies to ensure all students meet the learning objectivesUpdate student performance trackers and use data to help guide your lesson plansParticipate in school, departmental, and parent meetings Participate in school events, activities, and programs both during and outside of regular class instruction hoursCollaborate with service providers (speech, OT, PT) to ensure the best possible services to our studentsQualificationsMust Haves: A belief in every student's limitless potential A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (Official transcripts showing degree conferred are required prior to the starting date of employment)A minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 if graduation date is after 2016 or minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 if degree conferred before 2016Appropriate state teaching certification completed and issued or in process of being completed. Subject matter expertiseA minimum of two years of teaching experience, with demonstrated interest in working with students from diverse economic and cultural backgroundsA track record of success in the classroomA collaborative attitude towards teaching and learningThis job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent a legally required accommodation, pursuant to a New Jersey Executive Order and federal and state guidanceAdditional InformationCompensation & BenefitsIn addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop, and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the Philadelphia area. KIPP New Jersey / KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer

Keywords: KIPP, Camden , Middle School Self-Contained Special Education Teacher - Camden, Education / Teaching , Camden, New Jersey

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