Change the world. Teach at KIPP.

Teach through a lens of social justice help develop in our students the knowledge, skills and character essential to thrive in college, shape their futures, and positively impact the world. We work to provide students with the knowledge and character skills essential to thrive in college and life, and above all, positively impact the world.

Our student community consists of over 6,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, Redwood City, and now…Stockton!

KIPP Stockton
We are grateful to the community partners and leaders who encouraged us to partner with them to open a network of tuition free public schools open to all students in Stockton. KIPP opened its first school in Stockton in August 2020 with plans to grow to a network of five public schools that serve grades TK-12.

Hiring Founding Teachers

Be a part of the KIPP Stockton team from the beginning! Founding teachers help set curriculum, grow school culture, and build a student community. You’ll make an impact in and out of the classroom with student centered learning and restorative justice practices.

  • Our online application takes 15min!
  • Apply to multiple roles in one submission by selecting preferences for subject, grade, and/or location.
  • Have additional questions? Email


Become a Founding School Leader!

KIPP Public Schools Northern California is looking for a dynamic Leader to help further the mission of education equity by leading and founding our first TK-4 elementary school in Stockton, California. This role will start in June 2022. 

The Founding School Leader will participate in a year long principal fellowship program while designing their school and preparing for school launch August 2023

Apply online: Founding Elementary School Leader (Stockton)

Education & Experience: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (required)
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience (required)
  • At least 2 year of school-level leadership experience (required)
  • A California Teaching Credential (required)
  • Strong record of helping students achieve academic success and holistic growth (required)

Have additional questions? Email

Brandon Piasecki (Mr. P), Founding Science teacher
at KIPP Stockton Middle School.

Being a founding teacher is really exciting to me especially after a decade of teaching experience. To have a vision for a school and have the opportunity to bring it to life and build school culture and community from the beginning is amazing!