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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Freire Charter School.  Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth.  We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated and who will demand excellence from both the students as well as themselves.

Freire offers an excellent salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

We do not accept phone inquiries. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Paper applications will not be accepted.

If you are interested in bidding opportunities to provide services at Freire, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Faculty/Staff Openings – HIGH SCHOOL:

Special Education Teacher

Freire Charter High School is seeking a full-time Special Education teacher. Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Freire offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

Successful candidates have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Special Ed Certification N-12
  • Addition Certification in PA Social Studies 7 – 12 preferred
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do “whatever it takes” to get a job done
  • Evidence of creativity in lesson planning
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and names/contact information of three professional references to employment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “High School Special Ed Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

Paper applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.
 

Math Teacher

Freire Charter High School is seeking a full-time Math teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Freire offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

Successful candidates have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Math Certification for grades 7-12
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do “whatever it takes” to get a job done
  • Evidence of creativity in lesson planning
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three professional references, and a sample Common Core-aligned lesson plan for a high school math class to employment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “High School Math Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

Paper applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

 

 

Faculty/Staff Openings – MIDDLE SCHOOL:

5th grade ELA / Social Studies Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is seeking a full-time 5th grade ELA / Social Studies teacher to finish out the 2014-2015 school year and, if successful, continue in future years. Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Freire offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

Successful candidates have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Certification for grades 4-8 or Elementary certification
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do “whatever it takes” to get a job done
  • Evidence of creativity in lesson planning
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three professional references, and a sample Common Core-aligned lesson plan for a 5th grade ELA / Social Studies class to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “5th Grade ELA / Social Studies Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

Paper applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

 

8th Grade Science Teacher – Long-Term Substitute

Freire Charter Middle School is seeking a long-term substitute for its 8th Grade Science teaching position.

Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth.  We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated and who will demand excellence from both the students as well as themselves.

Successful candidates have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Certification in General Science 7-12 (or in process)
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do “whatever it takes” to get a job done
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

This long-term substitute position will run from February 16, 2015 until the middle or end of May 2015.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org with “8th Grade Science Teacher” in the subject line.  Paper applications will not be accepted.  No phone calls, please.

 

 

 

Central Office/Administrative Openings:

There are no administrative openings at this time.

 

Public Bidding Opportunities:

There are no public bidding opportunities open at this time.

Updated 2/17/2015.

SPECIAL EDUCATION/ESL TEACHER

We are currently seeking a full-time, certified Special Education/ESL Teacher for the 2011-2012 school year.  Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

- Previous experience working with urban students and a “no excuses” approach to serving them.
- Existing PA certification in Special Education AND English as a Second Language (or in process).
- Commitment to collaboration and collegiality and enthusiasm for working with a team.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to employment@freirecharterschool.org with Special Education/ESL Teacher in the subject line of your email. Paper applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.