Talent Recruiter

  • Full-time
  • Start Date: Immediate opening
  • Department: Regional Support and Leadership

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 55 public charter schools educating over 27,700 students across four regions – Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 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

About the Opportunity
The Talent Recruiter will develop and maintain the infrastructure for recruitment, which includes a standardized application process and processing candidate workflow. The Talent Recruiter will work with other recruitment team members and implement selection process for processing qualified candidates.  The Talent Recruiter will maintain close working relationships with School Leaders and hiring managers to gain a greater understanding of their staffing needs. This position furthers the mission of KIPP Texas by recruiting talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to be highly effective teachers and employees.
Major Responsibilities and Duties

 1.  Provide exemplary support to hiring managers.  Key contributions include supporting hiring managers to proactively solidify their hiring needs in the upcoming school year, staying abreast of and acting on any changes in the hiring landscape, ensuring strong leads are identified and quickly handed off to hiring managers for review, supporting logistics for on-site interview days, and stewarding the offer extension process.

2.    Maximize leads generated to ensure that we have a diverse cohort of the strongest talent available to meet the demand of assigned portfolio roles (up to 100 targeted positions per year.) Partner with teammates on the Lead Generation team on lead generation strategy for campaign, including attending and executing events, sourcing and cultivating candidates, and generating and cultivating referrals. Demonstrate ability to adjust strategy of cultivation of and allocation of leads to meet highest priority needs.

3.    Ensure a high quality candidate experience. Facilitates best in class interactions with KIPP in all forms of communication an interaction, such as email correspondence, phone correspondence, interview logistics and support, and candidate support through the point of an accepted offer.

4.    Operate with exemplary team spirit with eagerness to demonstrate flexibility and contribute to the overall needs of the team as they arise.



  • High school diploma required

  • At least 1 year talent recruitment experience and/or teaching experience strongly preferred

  • Satisfactory outcome of a background check. Employees are responsible for a non-refundable fingerprinting fee (approximately $50.00).


·    Clear, concise, compelling communication: ability to effectively express KIPP’s mission to candidates, exceptional written communication to both internal and external audiences.

·    Professionalism: Operate with professional demeanor in even the most challenging situations. Work with hiring managers in a way that demonstrates confidence, initiative, and dedication to meeting commitments. Expresses professional presence with external stakeholders in a way that exemplifies KIPP’s values in person, verbally, in writing, on social media, and at events.

·    Critical thinking: Ability to assess a candidates’ competitiveness and needs quickly, ability to match candidates with the position to which they are most likely to be a match, ability to analyze data and make strategic campaign adjustments.

·    Organizational ability and accuracy: excellent attention to detail in written communication, exemplary calendar management, commitment to data fidelity, and consistency in executing next steps. 

Additional Information

Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.
About KIPP

KIPP is a non-profit network of 200 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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