KIPP New Jersey

Posted on August 6, 2018

To support the new Director of New Teacher Development position who will create a strategy for its New Teacher Development program. The goals are to formalize and standardize their new teacher recruiting and development processes across their network, provide new teachers with the programming necessary to become lead teachers in one year, and reduce the pressure on their recruiting team to hire only experienced teachers, which is especially important as they grow from 8 to 14 schools. In the 2018-2019 school year, their eight K-12 schools in Newark will be fully enrolled, educating over 4,200 students, growing to 14 schools in Newark over the next 5 years to serve over 7,000 students. Ensuring every classroom has a great teacher is critical to their achieving consistent and high levels of academic performance across their schools and to closing the achievement gap.