20-21 Elementary Music (Strings) Teacher

KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Date Posted September 11, 2020
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Position: Elementary Music (Strings) Teacher
Start: Immediate
Employment Type: Full-time
About Us
KIPP is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in educationally underserved communities. Over 100,000 students attend one of the 242 KIPP schools that operate in 31 regions across the United States. KIPP Philadelphia Schools Public Schools (KPPS) is a part of the national KIPP network and currently leads six schools serving approximately 2,400 students in North and West Philadelphia.

Our Mission
Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.

We are looking for a talented and committed educator to serve as the Music Teacher for KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy. We have the unique opportunity to work in partnership with the Philadelphia Orchestra. KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy is committed to creating and supporting a quality music education that will complement our rigorous academic program. We seek to establish a strings program where our students have the motivation to practice, the desire to work as a team, and the discipline for lifelong musicianship. We truly believe the skills gained through music education are transferable to our students’ pursuit of achievement in academics and in life. We are committed to providing our music teacher with the resources needed to have a successful orchestra.

Teaching & Leading at KPPS
We know that talented, committed, culturally competent teachers and leaders have the power to amplify our children’s potential by creating a school experience that affirms, values, and challenges them each day. We seek to create a professional environment full of joy, candor, care and respect where excellent educators can make a long-term home. Educators at KIPP –

We are seeking exceptional elementary teachers to be a part of the team for KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy (KWPEA) for the 20-21 school year. Submitting this application considers you for all 2020-2021 teaching opportunities for which you are qualified. To browse immediate openings, please visit our careers website.

Key Responsibilities

Above all else, the ideal Music Teacher will find joy and purpose in teaching children the habits necessary to be successful in school, and s/he will relish the opportunity to imbue our students with a love for learning. S/he must also be committed to KIPP Philadelphia’s mission, while possessing the beliefs, character traits, and skills necessary to ensure student growth and achievement.

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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.

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