KIPP Chicago Schools is a local network of charter schools that is part of the nationally renowned Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP). Our schools are completely free, and there are no requirements for enrollment except residency in the city of Chicago. Together, these schools educate 3,100 students in grades K-8 from the south and west sides of Chicago. Our campuses are located in the Austin, Englewood, North Lawndale, and West Humboldt Park neighborhoods. KIPP Chicago also advises 1,400 KIPP alumni currently in high school or college through our KIPP Through College program. We are guided by a simple, yet powerful mission.
KIPP Chicago’s mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose, from college to career and beyond, so they can lead fulfilling lives and create a more just world.
KIPP Chicago Schools offers a competitive compensation and benefits package:
Salaries based on experience
Competitive rates for medical insurance and short-term disability insurance. Dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance are offered at no cost.
Contributions to the Chicago Teacher’s Pension Fund in accordance with Illinois state law
An additional, optional 403(b) retirement account
Robust professional development