Teach at KIPP DC

We are accepting applications for Lead Teachers and CTRs for the 2016-2017 school year starting on Monday, September 14th. Apply here!

KIPP DC is looking for teachers who are committed to doing ‘”whatever it takes” to see their students succeed!

What makes us different?

At KIPP DC, you have the support to grow, the freedom to innovate, and you never stop learning. You’re part of a national movement of game-changing educators who are leading the way in getting students to and through college. Our mission is to create and sustain the highest quality school system for the most underserved communities in Washington, D.C.


At KIPP DC, we encourage innovation and creativity within our schools and classrooms to give our students the world class education they deserve. Teachers are given the freedom to create their own lessons and access to cutting edge tools. With the support of more than 4,500 KIPP teachers, school leaders, and support staff, you won’t be starting from scratch -you’ll be building from what works.

Constant Growth

At KIPP DC, you never stop learning. That’s why we prioritize and invest in unparalleled professional development for all of our staff. From on-going coaching to endless opportunities for collaboration  to school-wide and national trainings, we are focused on your growth

A History of Success

At KIPP DC, you’re part of a national movement and a community of game-changing educators. KIPP DC is one of the largest and highest performing networks of schools in Washington, D.C., and has been proving what is possible in our nation’s capital for more than 15 years.

KIPP DC Lead Teacher Selection Process

This year, KIPP DC will have five Lead Teacher application deadlines, however since we hire our Lead Teachers on a rolling basis, we strongly encourage all candidates to apply as early as possible.

Deadline dates:
November 8th
January 3rd
February 16th
April 3rd
May 15th

For most teaching candidates who progress beyond the online application, the selection process involves the following steps:

Recruitment Hiring Process

Other steps in the selection process may include: teaching video, a video interview, transcripts submission, among other activities.

Refer a Teacher

Do you know a great teacher who should apply to teach with us? You can earn $100 for a successful referral. Click here to learn more!

KIPP DC reviews applications on a rolling basis, and we encourage interested candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.