We are looking for college students, recent college graduates, and teachers between their first and second year teaching who are truly committed to solving the problem of educational inequity in this country. Duties will be tailored to the skills and interests of each participant and the needs of the school they are placed in. In addition, interns will be able to observe excellent classrooms during summer school and create personalized professional development sessions with teachers and administrators. This is a great opportunity for Teach For America corps members, and anybody invested in closing the achievement gap in New Orleans, to widen their scope in our common movement. About KIPP New Orleans Schools KIPP New Orleans Schools is a fast-growing network of open-enrollment, public, college-preparatory charter schools. The mission of KIPP New Orleans Schools is to create an influential network of public schools that gives students the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in competitive high schools, colleges and the world beyond. KIPP New Orleans Schools currently operates nine schools in the Recovery School District serving over 2,400 students from grades Kindergarten to tenth grade. With longer school days, innovative teaching, and a motivating learning environment, we are working to ensure that all of our students are prepared for college and beyond. KIPP students are assigned homework every night, and KIPP teachers are available by cell phone to assist as necessary. KIPP schools in New Orleans embrace the spirit of New Orleans with band, visual arts, or other fine arts available at every school. KIPP New Orleans Schools is associated with the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Network, which recruits and trains school leaders to open KIPP schools across the country. The KIPP network is rapidly growing; there are currently 110 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 32,000 students. Duties and Responsibilities Work may include but is not limited to: Business operations Support school leaders in start-up initiatives Coordinating and supervising school set-up events Assist operations managers with facilities project management Summer school operations Classroom/teacher support Student recruitment Qualifications Passion for the mission of KIPP New Orleans Schools Strong organizational, and project management skills Fastidious attention to accuracy and detail Proficient in MS Office, particularly Word, Excel an Powerpoint Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Flexibility, strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to assume a high level of responsibility and manage multiple priorities. Problem solver and proactive and forward thinking Zest, grit, self-control, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor Compensation: Interns will receive a stipend for their work during the summer

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