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KIPP NYC Director, Math Special Education, Student Services Support Team

Church Street, NY
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Oct 7, 2023

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KIPP NYC Public Schools is a non-profit network of free, public charter schools that prepares students for success in college and life. In 1995 we started our first middle school, KIPP Academy, in The Bronx. Our goal was to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in high school, college and beyond - and in so doing, to prove what is possible for all students. Today, our New York City network is comprised of eight elementary schools, nine middle schools, one high school, and KIPP Forward, a comprehensive support program for our alumni. KIPP NYC Public Schools currently serves more than 9,350 students and alumni and has a staff of more than 850. KIPP NYC is continuing to grow and opened two new middle schools and an elementary school August 2021!

Position Overview

The Director of Math Special Education will be the primary designer and driver of a regional strategy to drive results for students with exceptionalities in math. The Director will collaborate with other regional Special Education Directors and Math Content Directors in order to align and work towards a set of shared outcomes. Director will serve as a coach to school-based Math Deans and Directors of Student Support Services, focusing primarily on instruction in co-taught classrooms and in small-group intervention. Director will design professional development opportunities for leaders and for teachers that are grounded in data and that leverage the highest-impact strategies to support students with diverse learning needs.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support and execute math intervention initiatives for students with exceptionalities in all KIPP NYC elementary and middle schools
  • In coordination with TLS and S3 teams, differentiate core math curriculum in order to address learning needs of students with exceptionalities in co-taught and intervention classes
  • Develop and drive a vision for small group intervention for math including pre-teach, re-teach and remediation for students with exceptionalities in all KIPP NYC elementary and middle schools.
  • Regularly visit schools in order to coach Directors of Student Support Services as well as Deans to drive their coaching towards maximum benefit for students with exceptionalities.
  • Participate in regular regional Student Support Services team meetings and APT meetings in order to analyze relevant data and strategize accordingly.
  • Provide regular professional development for Directors of Student Support Services and Deans to build their content knowledge and expertise in math for students with exceptionalities.
  • Work together with regional and school-based special education leaders to ensure that students with exceptionalities are receiving their required special education services as mandated by IEPs.

  • 8+ years of experience in education with 4+ years of experience coaching teachers and adult management experience
  • Masters degree in math, special education, or another comparable field
  • Demonstrated content knowledge in math and in intervention strategies to support students with exceptionalities.
  • Commitment to DEI practices and willingness to evolve curricula to be more culturally responsive and sustaining
  • Experience planning and leading engaging and effective professional development for adults
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop productive working relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Experience into leading others through influence rather than formal managerial relationships
  • Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to produce high quality work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated passion for and a commitment to the KIPP mission for high quality public education and our core values.

Additional Information

KIPP NYC offers a competitive salary ranging from $115,360 - $132,870. Salary ranges at KIPP NYC are standardized based on role level and role function. Individual salaries are determined through a lens of equity, accounting for years of experience relevant to the role and scope of responsibilities, and are benchmarked against others within the same salary band.

KIPP NYC offers a generous benefits package including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Robust benefits that include medical, dental, and vision.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 50% match after 6 months.
  • Generous Time-Off aligned with school calendar
  • Up to 12 weeks 100% parental leave.
  • Bright Horizon Back-up Child and Elder care.
  • Employer paid Life Insurance and Short term/Long term disability.
  • Employee incentives including 8 Weeks paid Sabbatical after 10 years, annual professional development funds, and tuition reimbursement.

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

KIPP NYC LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIPP NYC LLC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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