Careers : Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Which positions are currently open at Mastery?

Mastery regularly updates our website to reflect our most current openings. To review a list of positions that are currently open, click on the “Apply Now” button.

Do I need specific credentials or certification to apply to Mastery?

Mastery Charter Schools comply with all federal and state certification requirements for charter school teachers. If you are not certified, you must be enrolled in a program that leads to certification by the time you start at Mastery. You can be certified in a state other than Pennsylvania. If you are out-of-state certified, Mastery’s HR department will walk you through the steps needed to attain Pennsylvania certification.

Mastery has many schools. How will my placement be determined?

During the application process, you can specify your school, grade level, and subject area preferences. The Recruitment Team will review your preferences when considering your placement. However, all applications to Mastery are reviewed for all of our schools and the ultimate placement decision is based on your qualifications and your fit with the needs of a particular school.

What opportunities will be available for the 2015-16 school year?

We currently anticipate that we will be expanding our network of schools within Philadelphia, and Camden, NJ. Overall, it is likely that we will be hiring over 200 new teachers for the 2015-16 school year.


How does the application process work?

To apply for a position at Mastery, click on the “Apply Now” button. You must apply through the website in order for your candidacy to be considered. Prior to submitting your application, we recommend you read our step-by-step overview of the hiring process and thoroughly review our website to familiarize yourself with Mastery’s mission and model.

After I apply, when will I hear back from Mastery?

After you submit your online application, you will receive an email confirming that it has been received. If you do not receive this e-mail within 24 hours, please check your junk mail or spam folder. If your qualifications meet our current needs, the Recruitment Team will contact you about the next steps in the process. Due to the high volume of applications we receive on a daily basis, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

I have more questions! Who do I ask?

We are always happy to answer your questions. Please email us at