Secondary Technology Teacher (7-12) - IMMEDIATE OPENING

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Position Summary:
Mastery Charter Schools is seeking dynamic and passionate secondary technology teachers (grades 7-12) to lead our urban school turn-around efforts in Philadelphia. Mastery teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and are committed to outrageously high expectations and high support for students.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Implement Mastery’s curriculum and utilize classroom routines and procedures with consistency
-Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments
-Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction
-Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards
-Form and maintain relationships with students’ families, including phone calls and conferences
-Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement

-Ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach year-end goals
-Receptiveness to feedback and a desire to continuously improve
-A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
-A belief that all students should be held to high standards
-A positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence
-Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students and maintain an orderly classroom environment

Education and Experience: 
-Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
-Job applicants must have appropriate NJ state teacher certification (New Jersey Standard -Certificate, Certificate of Eligibility (CE) or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or be eligible for reciprocity with an out-of-state certificate)
-Demonstrated expertise in subject area
-Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
-Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains

Physical Requirements: 
Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board or projector.

Posted: October 25, 2016