This role is eligible for up to $10,000 in bonuses!
The Apprentice School Leader (ASL) position is designed to prepare an extraordinary leader or teacher to become an extraordinary Mastery leader that drives break-through student results. As an ASL you will teach a reduced load while also undertaking school leader responsibilities. You will develop instructional coaching, supervision, and evaluation skills and provide support to teachers in their classrooms. As a member of the school’s leadership team you will develop planning and organizational skills and be responsible for planning school academic and school culture interventions. This position was created to develop leaders of future Mastery Schools.
ASLs must have excellent instructional skills, organizational skills, and management skills. You will report to the Principal and receive training and feedback from the Chief Academic Officer and their staff.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Teaching up to one class
Under the guidance of the Principal and Chief Academic Officer providing instructional coaching, supervision, and evaluation of teaching staff, including regularly visiting classrooms
Coordinating testing and scoring for individual school site
Implementing academic interventions including curricular and program adjustments as well as assigning students to educational services in the school
Under the guidance of the Principal conducting roster changes and testing incoming students
Coordinating and scheduling coverage for absent teachers
Holding high expectations for all students and teachers
Supporting school culture program and interventions
Additional duties as assigned
Solid understanding of research based teaching strategies
Ability to work well in a team and enhance cooperative working relationships
Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated capacity to coach and supervise teaching staff
Ability to train and supervise employees including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling assignments
Knowledge of urban education and charter schools
Results-oriented individual – a flexible thinker willing to do “whatever it takes”
Belief in the Mastery Charter Schools’ mission and instructional model
Ferocious desire to provide our students with a world class education
Zest and a sense of humor
Education & Experience:
Master’s degree with four (4) years urban education experience strongly preferred
Experience driving breakthrough student achievement results in a classroom
Experience that reflects strong management, organizational, and communication skills
Additional Salary Information: Mastery Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. We offer a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.
About Mastery Schools
Mastery Charter Schools is a nonprofit network of more than 24 schools serving over 14,000 students in Philadelphia and Camden. We are the largest turnaround school operator in the nation and have been lauded by President Obama and the US Department of Education for our ability to dramatically boost academic achievement in historically low-performing schools.
We believe educational inequity is the most pressing social problem facing our country and the civil rights issue of our day. Mastery exists to help solve this problem. Our ultimate goal is to create a model urban school district that serves all students with excellence. We are organized around one driving mission: All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams. To fulfill this mission, we attend to the whole child – academically and emotionally – matching high expectations for students with high levels of support.