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KIPP Middle School Assistant Principal- Lynn, MA in Lynn, Massachusetts

KIPP Massachusetts Assistant Principals help create a safe and joyful school culture. They push the rigor of teaching and curriculum in the school. They provide tools and supports needed for teachers and students to grow. The Assistant Principal will provide individualized coaching to teachers, plan school-wide professional development, and lead content development in at least one grade level or content area. This person will play a key people in student culture management and family outreach. The Assistant Principal’s daily schedule could also include approximately 60-minutes of small group student instruction. We are seeking an Assistant Principal who is passionate about working directly with students and teachers to maximize their potential. If you firmly believe that all students can learn, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes to disrupt the opportunity gap, if you thrive in an environment that is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, and if you are eager to work alongside passionate educators committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school environment, we want to hear from you. Responsibilities of this Role * Proving instructional leadership by coaching and developing teachers (Lead Teachers and/or Teaching Fellows) through observation, modeling, analyzing data, and co-teaching * Supporting teachers with classroom management and discipline * Planning and leading professional development * Developing content and managing logistics for school-wide assessments * Collecting and analyzing student achievement data and using data to drive recommendations for instruction * Formally supervising teachers (including performance evaluations) * Developing and enforcing systems of accountability for staff * Assisting the School Leader in teacher recruitment, hiring, and termination * Serving as a liaison for parent concerns and communication * Acting on behalf of the School Leader and School on school-wide issues * Working closely with the School Leader on day-to-day school-wide issues and representing a united school leadership team * Reporting directly to the School Leader At KIPP, we believe that an excellent staff member does the following: * Believes that all of us can and will learn and creates a positive learning environment with high expectations for all students and staff throughout the school; * Thrives as part of a team-oriented, mission-driven culture; * Exudes joy and a love of learning every single day; * Demonstrates a growth mindset and a desire to continually improve through feedback, coaching, and professional development; * Constantly assesses progress, communicates results clearly, and uses data to inform decisions and set ambitious goals. * Has a strong work ethic and commits to doing whatever it takes for students to excel, including committing to an extended workday and remaining available to colleagues, students, and families outside of school hours Qualified candidates have the following: * A belief in the mission and values of KIPP * Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels in educationally underserved communities (preferred) * At least two years of teaching experience (strongly preferred) * Bachelor’s Degree required Compensation Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Application process: 1. Submit your resume and application through our online job board at https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/massachusetts 2. The KIPP MA Recruitment Team will select candidates to move forward to the phone interview stage. 3. Following the phone interview, the KIPP MA team will invite qualified candidates to interview with KIPP MA School or Regional Office Teams. KIPP Massachusetts, KIPP Academy Lynn, and KIPP Academy Boston are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, gender identity, religion, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, special need, proficiency in the English language, or a foreign language. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

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