This role is eligible for up to $5,000 in bonuses as well as up to $5,000 for relocation expenses!
At Mastery, all means all. Nearly one quarter of our students have individualized education plans (IEPs) to help ensure they get the educational opportunities they need. As an Elementary Special Education Teacher you will work with a team of teachers, case managers, school leaders, and central office support staff to help push the boundaries of what’s possible for your students academically, emotionally, and physically while also developing your craft. Along with managing student IEPs you will deliver research-based interventions and monitor progress across a series of systems we’ve designed and tailored to deliver the best outcomes for students and accelerate your own professional growth. At Mastery, we have a robust response to intervention program and we are excited for you to bring your enthusiasm, skills, and experiences to the team.
In our K-6th Grade interventions, we use Fundations, Guided Reading, Wilson Reading System, Just Words, and Sonday System to support our readers who are struggling and Do the Math to support our mathematicians.
In our 7th-12th Grade interventions, we use Read to Achieve, Reading Plus, Read 180, Fundations, Guided Reading, Wilson Reading System, Just Words, and Sonday System to support our readers who are struggling and both Transmath and Do the Math to support our mathematicians.
Across the Mastery network our Specialized Services Programming spans from an itinerant to supplemental level of support. Our preference is for our students with IEPs to spend the minimum amount of time in self-contained classrooms and our school-based and central office-based Specialized Services Team members help our Special Education Teachers and Classroom Assistants build a comprehensive level of support. We strive to maximize our teacher-to-student ratio in our Special Education programs and have multiple classrooms across our network specifically tailored for students who are English Language Learners, students with Autism Support needs, students with Emotional Support needs, students with Multiple Disability needs, and students with Life Skills needs. At Mastery we value Continuous Improvement and want to ensure you learn and grow in your craft so we have professional development or peer collaboration time built into our calendar every Wednesday.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students
Commit to professional growth, self-reflection, a receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve
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
Respond positively and effectively to challenges with a solutions-oriented resiliency
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
Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies
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.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $52,000.00 – $76,500.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
COVID-19 considerations:UPDATE AS OF MAY 2022 – Please review Mastery’s Health and Safety Plans on our website to learn about our approach to vaccination and testing as well as our response to COVID-19. For ongoing positions, Mastery roles are designated as in-person.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Philadelphia, PA 19121: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)
Teaching Certification (Preferred)
Work Location: One locationHealth insurance