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Freire Schools

High School Spanish Teacher (24-25 SY)

Philadelphia, PA

About Freire Schools

Established in 1999, Freire Schools ( is a network of four charter schools across Philadelphia and Delaware whose mission is to prepare students from historically underserved communities for success in college and beyond. We're distinguished by our belief in every student who walks through our doors, our strong code of conduct and commitment to peace that ensures a safe environment for all, our sense of family throughout our community, and our joyous and engaged classrooms that focus on academic achievement. As evidence of our impact, in 2023 Stanford's Center for Research on Education Outcomes ranked Freire Schools in the top 15 in the country for academic gains out of 368 charter networks nationwide.

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About the team

For this High School Spanish Teacher position, you'll be working for one of our two high schools in Philadelphia.

TECH Freire Charter School (9-12): 2221 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19132

Freire Charter High School (9-12): 2027 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

You can indicate your preference in the application and during the hiring process we'll help determine which one is the best fit. Since Freire's founding in 1999, the network has achieved excellence for our children through a rigorous college preparatory program and a commitment to peace, within our walls and beyond. Freire students beat local, state, and national averages year after year in their college enrollment and persistence rates. Our growth mindset is deeply rooted in all we do. We are safe, we are real, and we need you to push us even further!

What you'll do

As a member of Freire's instructional team, you'll work with high-quality, standard aligned curriculum to push critical thinking and high achievement in your classroom.


  • Create and maintain a classroom culture of critical thinking, learning, respect, and high achievement for all students.
  • Leverage content specific curriculum and create learning materials to promote critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Establish consistent communication rhythms with families regarding individual student progress and school related information.
  • Actively participate in professional development and collaboration with staff to support the needs of our students.

Who you are

You possess an unwavering belief that our students are capable of success, and you both exude and cultivate our values of equity, love, critical thinking, and diversity.
We're looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Valid state teaching certification or the ability and willingness to obtain certification.
  • Strong content knowledge and grasp of the Spanish language.
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get a job done
  • At least 2 years of previous successful experience working with diverse student populations.

Pay and benefits

*Effective for the 2024-2025 school year, salaries for certified teachers entering their first year of teaching start at $60,000. Freire Schools also offers a top-tier benefits package, a strong commitment to developing all staff as professionals, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

The annual salary range for this role is $50,000 - $85,000. We offer a competitive salary based on your experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes health, dental, vision, and more. Pennsylvania employees are enrolled in Freire's 403(b) retirement plan which includes a 5% contribution from Freire.

Client-provided location(s): Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job ID: Freire-4004081008
Employment Type: Other