Substitute Teacher - KIPP Philadelphia
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Substitute Teacher in All Subject Areas
Job Title: 22-23 Elementary Building Substitute - 2K Sign on Bonus - Apply by 4/8
Job Location: KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: KIPP Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Telephone: 267-212-2017
Job Description:
The Building Substitute provides critical, flexible support to students, classrooms, and the building at large that help our schools ensure that a) learning is maximized for students everyday and b) successful, smooth day to day operations. The daily hours for this position are 8:00-4:30 daily. Candidates should note that  while this is a one-year, grant-funded role, this position offers opportunities for growth; a number of past Building Substitutes at KPPS have gone on to serve as highly successful, permanent lead teachers at our schools. Apply Here

Key Responsibilities
Instructional Support
·       Serve as a flexible substitute teacher, providing short-term coverage for lead teachers across the building
·       Provide high quality instructional support in whole group and small group settings as needed
·       Exhibit positive rapport with students, parents, families and staff and act as a role model for students
·       Teach challenging, engaging and differentiated lessons linked to state standards
·       Effectively leverage provided curricular resources and tools
·       Create and foster a positive, safe learning environment that incorporates the school’s classroom management systems, core values, and code of conduct
·       Demonstrate strong pedagogy and effective classroom management
·       Track student progress and use data to refine and inform instruction
·       Participate in all staff meetings, coaching and professional development opportunities
·       Perform clerical duties as required relating to attendance reports, student reports and records, etc.
·       Be available for report card nights and other events involving parents/guardians
·       Other relevant duties as assigned by the school leader
Supplementary School Support
·       Understand and uphold school routines and procedures
·       Support with student arrival, dismissal, transitions, lunch and recess
·       Provide basic operational and student support as needed to support the healthy functioning of the school, including distribution or collection of materials, communication, organization of supplies, etc.
·       Other relevant duties as assigned by the school leader
  • Love and see the high potential of all children
  • Deep commitment to ensuring a warm, welcoming, safe, and joyful school and learning environment for all children, families and staff members
  • Instructional experience and ability to lead rigorous lessons and leverage positive classroom management skills
  • Strong ability to build and maintain relationships with students and staff
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making; work collaboratively and take initiative
  • Highly flexible, customer service orientation with ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong communication skills and follow-through
  • Resourceful thinker with an orientation towards problem-solving
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Enthusiasm and sense of humor
  • Ability to model KIPP Philadelphia values: Children First, Cultural Competence, Community and Ownership
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior experience in educational settings required
  • The salary for this position is $40,000
  • All KPPS staff members enjoy access to comprehensive health benefits for themselves and their families, a 403B matching program, and access to free financial advising services
To Apply
KIPP Philadelphia Schools is an equal opportunity employer.  Employees are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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