Elementary Math Teacher - 3rd-5th Grade

$55,000 - $101,500 yearly
  • Mastery Charter Schools
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Mar 21, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

Join us in creating a model urban school district that serves all students with excellence. Together, we can make a lasting impact.
This role is eligible for a $5,000 bonus as well as up to $5,000 for relocation expenses!
New-to-Mastery Teachers can expect a starting annual salary of between $55,000-$101,500 based on years’ experience and level of education.
 
The Opportunity:
 
We live in a world where math unlocks a future of possibilities. As a Math Teacher at Mastery you will work relentlessly to foster a love of math with your students while growing and developing in your craft.  From the moment they enter our buildings, young mathematicians at Mastery engage with the cutting edge, open-source Eureka Math Curriculum to develop the skills and understanding necessary to have strong mathematical fluency.
 
Mastery’s 3-5 Math Program utilizes Eureka's Math’s curriculum to help students explore mathematical concepts and develop mathematical fluency. Your students learn grade-level content, as defined by the CCSS, by engaging with challenging problems and then learn from their peers’ thinking through a facilitated discussion.
 
Teaching math at Mastery you will set high expectations and provide high support so that all of your students are able to succeed. You will work alongside our Specialized Services and School Culture teams to ensure your students receive the help they need to thrive.
 
At Mastery we value Continuous Improvement and want you to learn and grow in your craft.  We utilize a team of Assistant Principals, central-office coaches, and school-based content teams to provide every teacher coaching and feedback. We have professional development or peer collaboration time built into our staff calendar. You will receive more than 250 hours of professional development annually and have a professional development allowance to use to further your growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Commit to ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
    • Develop and implement rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in cooperation with Mastery school-based leadership and curricular resources developed by Mastery’s Central Office Academic Team
    • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction
    • Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, plan events for joy and humor, and ensure student mastery of standards
    • Engage families in their children’s education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication
    • Demonstrate genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
    • Commit to professional growth, self-reflection, a receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve

Education, Experience, and Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement
    • Teacher certification - completed or in process
    • Demonstrated expertise in subject area
    • Commitment to and experience working with underserved communities
    • Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students
    • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
    • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
    • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges
    • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies