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Instructional Paraprofessional
Summary
Title:Instructional Paraprofessional
ID:1053
Organization:Freire Charter School Wilmington
Description

College prep. High expectations. Supportive community. And a belief in every single student. 

Does this sound like you? Freire Charter School Wilmington opened its doors in 2015 to provide a college preparatory education and will be serving grades 8-11 next school year (with our 12th grade classes added the year after). Already we've had much success establishing high behavioral and academic expectations in our school. Based on our model established sixteen years ago in our schools in Pennsylvania, we are excited to expand our model of a traditional liberal arts curriculum in a safe environment. 

We are looking for forward-thinking staff passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of our diverse student body. 

Our teachers: 

-belive in doing whatever it takes to ensure that students not only get into college but graduate from college. 
-believe that student achievement can be measured in tangible ways. 
-believe that constant self-reflection and growth is essential to improve their craft. 
-and believe in actively building a positive, enthusiastic, and collaborative school community. 

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

The Role 

The Special Education Paraprofessional position requires the following competencies and responsibilities: 

Demonstrate and utilize working knowledge of students with and without special education needs in terms of social, cognitive, and academic development 
Demonstrate and utilize knowledge of basic differences across specific populations of identified students 
Assist students in applying accommodations, modifications, and compensatory techniques to build independence 
Support collection of student data indicative of student progress 
Work with teachers and school administrators to become a part of school life 

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

Candidates should have at minimum an associates or bachelors degree, or at least two years of study at institution of higher learning (with a minumum of 60 semester hours) or successful completion of the ParaPro assessment, and have an entrepreneurial and team-oriented spirit. Experience in an urban school preferred. Come join our founding team next school year! 

For more information, see our website at www.freirewilmington.org.

 

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