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Mastery Charter School Overview

Philadelphia, PA
51 to 200 employees
2001
Nonprofit Organization
K-12 Education
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Mastery Charter Schools and Mastery Schools of Camden form a non-profit school network in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ serving over 13,500 students in grades K-12.

Mission: Our mission is to ensure that all students learn the academic and personal skills they need to succeed in higher education, compete in the global economy and pursue their dreams.

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  • Are you a dynamic leader who is ready to impact the literacy education of 13,500 students across Philly and Camden? Then the Assistant Director of Literacy for grades 3-8 is the job for you! Apply today!
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    Mastery Charter School - Assistant Director of 3-8 Literacy

    Position Summary: The Assistant Director of 3-8 Literacy ensures that Mastery Charter students in 3-8 produce breakthrough results in reading and writing as measured by Standardized, State and Mastery Benchmark assessments. The AD of 3-8 Humanities Support reports directly to the Chief Academic Officer Support and/or the Director of School Support and ensures that academic programming is executed at a high level throughout the network.

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Mastery Charter School – Why Work For Us?


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Our School Vision

Mastery schools are joyful, authentic communities where students learn how to think critically and act independently so they are truly prepared for postsecondary success.

MASTERY'S VALUES:

  • Student Achievement — Above All

Student achievement is the civil rights issue of our time and the reason we exist.  Each staff member is responsible for our students’ success.

  • We Serve

We serve students and their families first.  Our business is their success.

  • The High Road

We do the right thing.  We are fair and treat folks with respect.

  • Grit

Our students’ futures are at stake – we don’t give up.  We do more with less.  If it doesn’t work, we fix it.  We find a way.

  • Joy and Humor

Our positive, caring culture supports student and staff success.  We like fun.  We love to laugh.

  • Straight Talk

We face reality, communicate honestly and respectfully, and hold each other accountable.

  • Open Doors

Everybody is welcome to talk to anybody.  We are open and transparent.

  • Continuous Improvement

We seek a better way – always.  We are engaged in an ongoing cycle of goal setting, action, measurement, and analysis.

  • One Team

We are in this together.  We may disagree, but at the end of the day, we support each other 100%.

8 YEARS IN A ROW VOTED ONE OF PHILADELPHIA'S TOP WORKPLACES

From the moment you join the Mastery family, you will feel valued, respected, and supported. We’re looking to add vibrant, courageous, and dynamic members to join our efforts in reinventing public education. We work as a team to make sure our students receive the best education possible. Whether you seek to teach, lead, work with our communities or in our central office, we’d love to learn more about you.

200 HIRES FOR THE '17-'18 SCHOOL YEAR EXPECTED

You can look forward to collaboration, support & professional development, a joyful, engaging, student-centered environment, growth and leadership opportunities, rewards for success & a competitive pay scale with great benefits.

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    Pros

    Mastery is full of passionate, intelligence, and dedicated teachers and administrates. Its value of "student achievement above all" drives all decisions. Mastery provides its teachers with a tremendous amount of support and assistance.

    Cons

    The level of support and knowledge among administrators varies greatly.

    Advice to Management

    Ensure that all APIs are held to the same standards and offer the same level of support and feedback to ensure that all teachers feel supported.

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Mastery Charter School Interviews

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    Interview

    It was a phone interview first with the human resource director, and then an in-person interview with the principal and vice principal of the specific campus at the specific campus location. During the in-person interview you are expected to conduct a demo lesson with a topic of your choice from which you will be teaching.

    Interview Questions

    • 1- Why do you want to work for Mastery?
      2- Why do you want to work with urban students?
      3- What are you strengths?
      4- What do you struggle with as a teacher?
      5- How do you manage a difficult student?
      6- What’s your approach to teaching science?
      7- Why did you decide to become a science teacher?
      8- What would your students say about you as a teacher?
      9- What would I see in a typical classroom if I was observing you?
      10- Why do you want to work for us?
      11- What would another teacher say about you?   Answer Question
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