Aspire Public Schools

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30+ days ago

1st Grade Teacher – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Long Term Substitute - Ed Specialist Mild/Mod (SPED) – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Sacramento, CA

-Administer academic diagnostic tests -Participate as a member of a team to identify the needs and specific goals and objectives of each child’s IEP… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Elementary Teacher, Grades K-1 – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA +2 locations

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Spanish Teacher, Grades K-8 – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools East Palo Alto, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


11 days ago

Instructional Aide, SPED – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools East Palo Alto, CA +4 locations

1. Assist Special Education teacher in supporting students with disabilities in the general education curriculum by creating daily schedule… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

2014/15 Education Specialist Pool – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Los Angeles, CA

-Administer academic diagnostic tests -Participate as a member of a team to identify the needs and specific goals and objectives of each child’s IEP… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Long-term Sub PE Teacher – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


19 days ago

K-5 Teacher Pool – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools East Palo Alto, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

PE Teacher, Grades K-5, "New" Aspire Technology Charter Academy – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Math Teacher Pool, 2014 – easy apply

Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA

-Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college. -Develop and implement lesson plans… Glassdoor


Aspire Public Schools Reviews

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James Willcox
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    Wonderful for low socioeconomic students, but not so great for teachers with children of their own.

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    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Terrific learning environment for single, or young, teachers who have not yet had children of his/her own. Very data driven which serves to really focus on students' needs. If you are lucky enough to be on a good team for your grade level span, you will truly learn what collaboration and teamwork means. Ideal environment for first year teachers who are willing to learn and give 150% every day! Work load has improved with the incorporation of computers in each classroom. The organization's motto and values put students first. Plenty of opportunities for growth and leadership if you can handle the additional duties and responsibilities and can take feedback well.

    Cons

    Work-life balance has been and continues to be an issue for most teachers. The higher up the ranks you go, the less, or so it seems, work you put in. These are positions OUT of the classroom. If a principal favors you, your life will be much easier and certain responsibilities will be overlooked. However, if you are on the other end, be prepared to be given negative feedback veiled in "concern" of your data and teacher evaluations. A bad principal can make every day a bad one, but that may be true at any school. Don't expect HR to be on your side either. If you are on a competitive team of teachers, they may NOT truly be collaborative and share since money was previously tied into performance. Teachers have consistently asked for more pay (it is supposed to be addressed/fixed this year). Health benefits are good. Awesome team leaders can make life so much easier, but bad leaders make you look incompetent while he/she shines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep asking for feedback from your teachers and continue with the open door policy so teachers can alert you directly of any principal/administration concerns without retaliation. Everyone at home office seems like they truly care about the mission of Aspire and all the sacrifices that teachers have made, but there is still a disconnect between home office and how the L.A. principals are running the schools. High turnover in L.A. Might be time to analyze why our teachers are leaving.

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