Regional Substitute Teacher (Full-Time, Temporary) - Austin

KIPP Texas Public Schools
Austin, TX
Substitute Teacher
$25K - $35K/year
General Education
Pre-Kindergarten - 12th

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Company Description

KIPP Texas Public Schools is a nonprofit public charter school network, dedicated to preparing students in educationally underserved communities for college success and choice-filled lives. Today, KIPP Texas operates 59 public charter schools educating over 31,100 students across four regions – Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. KIPP schools are part of the free public school system and enrollment is open to all students. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income families.

Job Description

The Regional Substitute Teacher position is a temporary position that will help students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. Your core responsibilities include:

  • Executing academically rigorous lessons; following rubrics and administering assessments
  • Maintaining as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classrooms to which you are assigned for the day
  • Assuming responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in class and at other times during the school day as requested
  • Maintaining appropriate student behavior at all times throughout the school day for assigned students
  • Willing to offer support to and receive constructive feedback from teachers and administrators in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement
  • Utilizing the practices and procedures in the Substitute Teachers’ Handbook distributed annually by KIPP Texas Public Schools
  • Treating information about students and staff with the utmost confidence
  • Ability to commute to schools within a 15 mile radius of your assigned base location for critical sub needs and a willingness to commute beyond in extreme circumstances


  • 60+ credit hours from an accredited college or university required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with children in an educational setting (student teaching, afterschool program, etc.), required
  • Valid or progress towards a Texas teaching certificate in a core subject, preferred


  • Unwavering commitment to KIPP Texas’s mission, students, families, and community
  • Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with students in educationally underserved communities
  • Strong desire to teach an academically intense curriculum and commit to an extended school day, week, and year
  • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a teacher and professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
  • Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Texas students

Additional information

Compensation and Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary scale, a part of KIPP Texas’ competitive benefits options, KIPP offers all employees an $0 HMO plan for the employee only. In addition to our $0 plan, KIPP provides a $600 employer contribution towards a Health Savings Account and a variety of other supplemental benefits such as Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Pet Insurance, Life, etc. 

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