Instructional Paraprofessional

Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Oct 31, 2017
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The Role

The Special Education Paraprofessional position has the following 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

About Freire Charter School

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 currnetly serves grades 8-11 (with our 12th grade class 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 staff:

-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.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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