Welcome to Ki Charter! We’re excited to have you join our team. Educating high-needs students who reside in residential care and juvenile detention center environments is a demanding yet rewarding career. We believe that every change has a story, and as educators, it is our responsibility to respect that story and assist students in making positive changes. And we can’t do that without you. You are the heart and soul of Ki Charter, and we’re excited to have you on board!
To apply for a position at Ki, email a letter of intent along with a current resume to Email Chris Allison. We will review the information and contact parties-of-interest for more information. We ask new and potential employees to complete and return the following forms with their employment application:
W-4 Withholding Allowance
I-9 Employment Eligibility form
Employee Election to Withhold Certain Information from Public Access
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Personnel Handbook
Authorization for Direct Deposit
Applicable Healthcare/Benefit forms
Refusal to provide any of the above-referenced forms or other requested documentation may affect employability. All teachers, instructional aides, administrators, and counselors must complete and pass a background check before the district will offer employment.
During your first weeks of employment at Ki, we will review building protocols and begin specialized training to ensure each member of our team succeeds in our unique environment. We will:
review the employee handbook;
tour the campus;
provide building keys and badges;
review techniques for recognizing and preventing the abuse and maltreatment of children;
discuss our Behavior Enhancement and Verbal Deescalation programs;
complete Crisis Prevention Intervention classes; and
review patient rights.
We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes the following:
Medical insurance (with optional dependent coverage)
Dental and vision insurance
Voluntary life insurance
Savings and retirement plans
Paid time off
Full time employees at Ki Charter are eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following employment. To ensure you do not experience limitations on your coverage, please enroll within 30 days of your eligibility date. Outside of new hire enrollment, employees may only enroll in our benefits plans during open enrollment at the beginning of each school year.
We are proud to offer additional stipends to employees who meet the following requirements.
Military Service Stipend
We offer a $1000 annual stipend to veterans who were honorably discharged from active duty.
We also offer a $500 annual stipend to the spouse of military service members or veterans who were honorably discharged from active duty.
Special Education Stipend
We offer a $1000 annual stipend to teachers who earn the Texas Special Education EC-12 certification.
Spanish Oral Proficiency Stipend
We offer a $500 annual stipend to teachers and instructional assistants who score 240 or better on the Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) or a four (4) or better on the Texas Oral Proficiency Test (TOPFT) in Spanish.