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Instructional Aide

Who are we?

After successfully building a school turnaround model in Detroit, Newark and Washington D.C., Matchbook Learning, a non-profit charter management organization, recently moved our team to Indianapolis, Indiana, to launch a single PreK-8 Innovation Charter School in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). We have been granted a charter to restart and turn around a low performing IPS school beginning summer 2018. Our innovative, award winning blended turnaround school model, the first of its kind in the nation to be offered to schools with the highest poverty rates and needs, has already achieved extraordinary results. Now, we are excited to develop a scalable model for inner city public education in Indianapolis.  

What are we looking for?

The Instructional Aide (IA) provides support to the classroom teacher. As a paraprofessional, the Instructional Aide will perform duties that are instructional in nature.  The IA will serve in a position that supports the teacher, students, or other positions in the school.  The teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services supported by the IA.  

What do we provide?

Our Instructional Aides are considered part of our key instructional and support staff.  All are provided the following:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Professional Development
  • Coaching & Feedback

What do you need to have?

  • Minimum of 6 months experience working in an urban or low income setting
  • Preferably enrolled in standard or alternate route program to obtain State Standard teaching certification
  • Minimum of a community college degree or transcript with 2 years of higher education
  • Has a demonstrated record of success working with children in urban, low income environments
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Satisfactory criminal background

How do I apply?

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter here: http://www.matchbooklearning.com/careers. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

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