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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:

Certified School Nurse

Freire Charter School is seeking a full time certified school nurse. This is a full-time, 40 hours/week, 12 month position.

The Certified School Nurse is responsible for implementing Freire Charter School’s health program as defined by the Public School Code of 1949 (section 14), PA Code 28 (Chapter 23 – School Health regulations), and the policy, procedures, and protocol of Freire Charter School.

The school nurse will split their time between our two Center City campuses, one located at 10th and Market and the other located at 20th and Chestnut.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide nursing care to both students and staff.
  • Maintain a daily log of all student and staff visits to the nurse’s office.
  • Maintain emergency information for students and staff, and record communications with parents, staff and community agencies.
  • Lead school health initiatives.
  • Serve on school’s Safety Committee.
  • Administer medication to students as requested by parents or physicians according to the medication guidelines.
  • Provide for safe storage of medications, and reliable administration and recording of all doses given.
  • Perform other school health related duties as assigned.

Certification and Qualifications:

  • Licensed professional nurse in Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • PA school nurse certification
  • State and federal background checks

Competencies Required:

  • Able to make decisions independently and problem solve quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to follow established policies and procedures
  • Able to communicate efficiently and clearly

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to employment@freirecharterschool.org. No phone calls or paper applications, please.

 

 

Faculty/Staff Openings – MIDDLE SCHOOL:

6th Grade English Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time 6th grade English Language Arts 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 English 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, and names/contact information of three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “Middle School ELA Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

We do not accept phone inquiries or paper applications. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

7th Grade English Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time 7th grade English Language Arts 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 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, and names/contact information of three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “Middle School ELA Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

We do not accept phone inquiries or paper applications. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

7th Grade Special Education Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time Special Education 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 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.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Certification in Special Education N-12 (or in process)
  • 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 msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “7th Grade Special Education Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

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

 

8th Grade English Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time 8th grade English Language Arts 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 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, and names/contact information of three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “Middle School ELA Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

We do not accept phone inquiries or paper applications. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Associate Dean

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time Associate Dean 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 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.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • 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

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and names/contact information of three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “Middle School Associate Dean” in the subject line of your email.

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


Reading Specialist/Special Education Teacher

Freire Charter Middle School is currently seeking a full time Reading Specialist/Special Education 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 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.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • PA Certification in Special Education N-12 and Reading Specialist K-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, and names/contact information of three professional references to msemployment@freirecharterschool.org. Please include “Middle School Reading Specialist & Special Education Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

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

 

 

 

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 10/1/2014.

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.