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Instructional and Non-Instructional Positions

The KIPP network is comprised of 141 schools, 23 regional support offices, and the KIPP Foundation. KIPP is always seeking talented individuals to join us in a variety of roles, from classroom teachers and school leaders to functional positions such as Operations or IT.

To apply to work at KIPP, first browse the list of current openings across the KIPP network. When you find opportunities that match your interests, you can create a profile and submit your application through our national KIPP Careers system, which will transmit your application to the hiring organization listed in the job posting. All additional steps in the hiring process will be handled by the individual KIPP school or regional organization to which you apply.

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Fisher Fellowship and Miles Family Fellowship
Application Process

Please note the following:

  • All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after each step in the selection process.
  • The selection timeline is extremely rapid, so we appreciate candidate timeliness and responsiveness in communication.
  • Due to the large amount of applications we receive, the National Recruitment team is unable to give individual feedback.

Step 1: Submit online application

If you are a current KIPP employee, discuss this opportunity with your manager before applying.

The 2013-14 Fellowship Application is now closed. If you have applied, below is an outline of path forward. If you are interested in the Fellowship, please check back in fall 2014 to apply next year.

In addition to basic information, the online application includes the submission of a resume, a summary of student achievement results, and two short essays. 

After submitting the online application, you will be provided with a form to use to request letters of recommendation from your three professional references, including at least one current or previous manager. These letters of recommendation will be due by Monday, February 24th.

Priority applicants will be notified by Friday, February 14th if they are moving forward in the application process.

Step 2: Phone interview and recommendation letters due

Candidates who advance to this step will:

  • Schedule a 60 minute phone interview with National Recruitment team staff. Phone interviews will take place on a rolling basis based on priority status. Priority applicants will be notified if they are moving forward in the application process by Friday, February 21st.
  • Please note that the KIPP Foundation may begin to contact your references at this point.  Again, we highly recommend that you include your current supervisor as one of your references.

Step 3: Regional Interview

Regional interviews are a chance for candidates to meet and interview with regional leadership teams in their preferred region.  

The regional interview typically require that you travel to your region for 1 or 2 days; these dates are determined between applicants and their preferred region. The KIPP Foundation will cover the cost of travel and lodging for the regional interview.

All candidates will be observed teaching a lesson during their regional interview.

Regional interviews will take place between Monday, February 24th and Friday, March 14th.

Step 4: Selection Event

Selection events are three-day interview events held in Houston, TX. The KIPP Foundation will cover the cost of travel and accommodations for candidates.

The selection event will run from Tuesday, March 25th - Friday, March 28th.

Step 5: Offers Extended to Candidates

Candidates will be notified within one week by phone regarding the Selection Committee's decision. Candidates who are accepted will receive a contract via email.

Step 6: Offers Accepted or Deferred

Candidates will be required to notify the KIPP Foundation of their acceptance of their offer by Friday, April 11th.


Interested in learning more? Contact us at apply@kipp.org