Teaching at KIPP Texas

At KIPP Texas Public Schools, we believe excellent teaching is the key to delivering on promises to students and families.

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Active Incentives

RoleIncentive
Certified Special Education Teachers (All Locations)$3,000 Signing Bonus* up to $2,000 in Relocation Assistance
Austin Teachers$3,000 Signing Bonus for new teachers in core content areas

Any teacher relocating to Austin is eligible for Relocation Assistance up to $3,000

Teachers must be hired between June 1 and July 25.
Dallas Teachers$3,000 Signing Bonus for new teachers in core content areas

Teachers must be hired between June 1 and July 25.

*This incentive can be combined with the Austin and Dallas teacher signing bonuses.

Teacher Compensation, Development, Rewards & Recognition

Salary Structure

Each KIPP Texas region offers a competitive salary based on years of experience.

Certification Stipends

We offer additional stipends for teachers who join our organization with master’s degrees and certifications in high needs areas (Ex: Special Education).

Teacher Career Pathway

At KIPP Texas Public Schools, we believe excellent teaching is the key to delivering on promises to students and families. The prestigious profession of teaching is the most important work done each day at KIPP Texas. To recognize the work of our teachers, we have created the Teacher Career Pathway (TCP) with the goal of developing, recognizing, and rewarding excellent teaching. For more information on our Teacher Career Pathway, click here.

Persist with Purpose Bonus

We honor the commitment and amazing work that our teachers bring year after year by providing a retention bonus to teachers at various stages of their career at KIPP Texas:

  • After Years 1, 2, and 3: $1,500
  • After 6 Years: $2,500
  • After 10 Years: $5,000

Teacher Incentive Allotment

The Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) is a provision in Texas House Bill 3 that gives school districts the opportunity to identify the top 30% of classroom teachers state-wide as “recognized,” “exemplary,” and “master”. Individual teachers who earn the state designation will earn thousands of additional dollars annually. KIPP Texas will be designating its first group of teachers in spring 2023. More information can be found about TIA at www.tiatexas.org.

Benefits & Retirement

Contributions to TRS, additional retirement account options with match, benefits cost as low as $25/mo for the employee.

Open Roles

Watch our video below to hear directly from a teacher on why she works at KIPP Texas!