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 respect and support our teachers through professional development, collaboration, and joy. Join us to provide students the skills to follow the paths they choose—college, career and beyond!
KIPP Northern California offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.
KIPP Northern California strives to cultivate an experienced and representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our student community. We offer competitive pay and benefits that reflect the appreciation we have for our teachers and their dedication to students. We believe when teachers stay with KIPP Northern California over time that creates stronger outcomes for students.
New Teacher Signing Bonus
All KIPP Public Schools Northern California newly hired teachers for the 2023-24 school year are eligible to receive a one-time $5K Gratitude Bonus! Bonuses paid out in two parts throughout the school year.
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Teaching Jobs at KIPP
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 Stockton. We strive to cultivate an experienced and representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity to prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond. Click to view complete list of openings.teacher jobs near me, education careers, english teacher, math teacher, teacher vacancy,
KIPP opened its first school in Stockton in August 2021 with plans to grow to a network of five public schools that serve grades TK-12. 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. Be a part of the KIPP Stockton team from the start! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for opportunities at our upcoming elementary school opening in 2023.
What do our teachers love about KIPP?
Work at KIPP
KIPP teachers receive specialized professional development and individualized coaching to grow professionally.
“What I appreciate about KIPP’s professional development opportunities is that they are really intentional and always aimed at making us better teachers and leaders so we can help our students grow.”
Ernestina Thompson, AP English teacher at KIPP King Collegiate
KIPP creates learning environments where students of all races, incomes, and abilities are known, respected, and empowered.
“I chose to work at KIPP because I saw that they are dedicated to provide equitable outcomes for their students of color no matter their zip code.”
Thomas Times, 2nd grade teacher at KIPP Valiant
KIPP schools use social-emotional teacher practices and form partnerships with community-based groups.
“KIPP students are building confidence and social & emotional learning. I love that our students have authentic connections with each other, the staff, and they take that out to their families and communities.”
Michelle Verrochi, School Leader at KIPP Navigate
All KIPP schools use restorative practices to help students learn how their actions impact others and reach resolutions that benefit the school community.
“Restorative justice works when communication, connection, and understanding is part of the process. At KIPP we try see the story behind the behavior and help students without being punitive.”
Gustavo Arámbula Jr., Culture Content Specialist at
KIPP San Jose Collegiate
KIPP advisors support students as they select the college that is right for them and prepare for a career based on their interests and passions.
“I had amazing educators & college advisors at KIPP and it made me want to become a teacher. I chose to teach at KIPP because I want my students to have the academic support and encouragement that I did.”
Brianti Williams, KIPP teacher & alum
Learn more about teaching at KIPP, our 1:1 coaching model, weekly professional development, collaboration groups on campus, and more at our quarterly online webinars.
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Founding Schools: Creating a School Community
Restorative Justice & Social Emotional Learning
Teach at KIPP!
We are hiring teachers for Grades TK – 12 in all subjects. Check out all our open teaching positions or talk to one of our KIPP recruiters.