Open Doors - The KIPP NYC Careers Blog
Our open door policy encourages collaboration and sharing. It also means that no door is closed to you and your career growth.
For all the things you need to practice – classroom management, lesson planning, academic feedback – don’t forget there are real children in front of you and you should not need to practice love.
We honor teaching and the immense impact that it will have on the lives of all our children. We are committed to our craft. And in honoring it, we are always working really hard to become better.
The first days at a new school can be overwhelming. Your mind races, “What are the rules? What do I need to learn? Is the principal nice?” And we’re just talking about the teachers! Each year, KIPP NYC welcomes new staff members to our growing Team and Family. To set...
For the last three years, we’ve hosted the KIPP NYC Gratitude Celebration. It’s a combination of the Oscars and Nobel Prize Ceremony where we bestow our highest honors upon our most brilliant team members.
The teachers were always there to help me to and through college. That message rang true every single day of my career as a KIPP student, and now I try to show my students I have your back no matter what.
Good teachers know their work isn’t just about helping a kid be a smart 4th or 8th grader; it’s about who that kid is when they’re 25 or 28.
When you allow students to make mistakes, to try again and play around with tools, they take ownership over their learning.
It’s a time where we can all unite, sing songs, celebrate each other’s accomplishments, and learn how we can show the school values throughout the day.
I wanted to grow and be the best teacher that I could be… It’s about being aware of what I’m doing and finding what I can do better.
Aneka Stewart and Ana Vargas mix it up to keep students (and themselves) energized and engaged in their 5th grade reading class.
It’s up to us as adults to meet [the students] where they are and have them develop the skills that they need.
There are many reasons KIPP is a great place to teach. Evin Christman, a founding teacher at KIPP Infinity Elementary, shares hers.