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James Willcox
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    Dedicated to college readiness for all students

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools full-time (less than a year)


    - Opportunities to work with and learn from very dedicated, hard-working, and creative educators
    - flexibility in curriculum and schedules throughout the day
    - able to adjust instruction daily based on the needs of students
    - great families and students
    - access to great professional development
    - able to try out many different types of instructional approaches


    - long work hours and lots of curriculum writing
    - often doing the job of a curriculum writer, teacher, and counselor all at once
    - always changing district expectations
    - lack of technology in many schools

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Aspire Public Schools Interviews

Updated Feb 16, 2015
Updated Feb 16, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Instructional Aide Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Aspire Public Schools.

    Interview Details

    i applied online and then they called me like a week after I applied. I was given a day to come in to interview. The interview was about 20 minutes. It was myself and three employees in the interview room. They all asked questions

    Interview Questions
    • My education, experience with students. What would I do with students with a behavior problem and "tell us a time" when you had a student behavior problem and a time when you and a coworker didn't agree.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations at all. They don't budge
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Additional Info

Headquarters Oakland, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1999
Type School / School District
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit charter school management organization, is the highest-performing large public school system in California serving predominantly low-income students. Aspire currently operates 38 public charter schools with the goal of preparing urban students for college through our “College for Certain” model. 100% of Aspire’s graduates were accepted to... More

Mission: Aspire’s Mission
To open and operate small, high-quality schools in low-income neighborhoods in order to:
• Increase the academic performance of undeserved students... More

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