Career Education Instructor

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $30/hour




1798 W Hunting Park Ave.
United States


Position Summary:

The Career Education Instructor instructs students in various career clusters, such as Architecture & Construction, Health Care & Management, Information Technology, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Audio/Video Multi-Media and Hospitality & Culinary at Simon Gratz Mastery Charter. The goal of a career education instructor is to equip students with the skills and tools they will need to enter a particular occupation field by bringing their work and education experience into the classroom.

The position is a part-time position. The instructor will instruct a two-hour workshop for 10th grade students on Wednesday afternoons from 1:45 – 3:45pm. The program will run from February 6th to March 27th, 2019.

About Mastery:

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 know neighborhood schools matter, all students deserve access to a great education, and the people in our building can grow and develop sustainably to make the biggest impact possible in this work.


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. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·Develop and plan lessons and assignments for an eight-week program on Wednesdays afternoon from February 6th to March 27th, 2019.

·Instruct and demonstrate how to apply knowledge and to develop skills.

·Provide hands-on learning, group work and independent practice opportunities in the classroom.

·Demonstrate and supervise the safe and proper use of tools and equipment.

·Monitor students’ progress, assign tasks, and grade assignments.

·Discuss students’ progress with internship coordinator.

·Develop and enforce classroom rules and safety procedures.

·Successfully complete and submit criminal background check, child abuse clearance, and other necessary clearances prior to beginning in position.

·Develop and plan lessons and assignments for an eight-week program on Wednesdays afternoon


Architecture & Construction

Students will learn about working on buildings and other structures. This includes highways, bridges, houses, and buildings. People in this field might create the designs or plans for new structures. Or, they might use the plans to manage the workers on the project.

Law, Public Safety, Correction & Security

Students will learn about providing legal services to people who commit crimes, monitoring activities within a prison, how to advise clients of their legal rights, or research legal procedures to support court cases. This field also includes guarding the public and enforcing the law as a police officer or security guard.

Information Technology

Students will learn about working with computer hardware, software, multimedia, and network systems. Students discover people in this field design new computer equipment or work on new computer games. 

Hospitality & Culinary

Students will learn food preparation, dining service, inventory control, safety and sanitation. Students will also learn nutrition, healthy cooking, equipment identification, use of hand tools and culinary vocabulary. This includes exposing students to the hospitality field that includes people who might work at a restaurant, resort, sports arena, theme park, museum, or hotel.

Audio/Video Multimedia

Students will learn that this field focuses on servicing electronic equipment and is often responsible for the maintenance, installation, and operation of devices. People in this field may pursue careers as a news reporter or fashion designer. Or, they might use their creative talents with technology and work as an animator, graphic designer, or film editor.

Health Care & Management

Students will learn how to promote health and wellness, the skills needed to diagnose and treat injuries and disease. This field includes people who pursue a career as a physician, dentist, or nurse who could work directly with patients. People who choose this career also work in a laboratory to get information used in research or provide administrative support by keeping medical records.


Education and Experience:

·Associates degree preferred plus three years of work experience in their specialties preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and a cover letter to Principal Peter Langer ( and Internship Coordinator Tania Figgs ( by December 15, 2018 indicating which cluster they are interested in instructing and an explanation as to why they are interested and qualified for the position.