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Instructional Aide- Bilingual - Teach Indy

Instructional Aide- Bilingual

Matchbook Learning at Wendell Phillips School 63
Who are we?

Matchbook Learning launched a K-8 neighborhood charter school in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). Beginning in 2018, we restarted Wendell Phillips School 63 and Matchbook Learning has grown the school from the lowest performing school in Indianapolis (94th out of 94 schools) to 51st out of 94 schools on ILEARN. Our innovative, award-winning blended turnaround school model continues to improve the academic, social-emotional, and climate of the school.

Our Mission Statement:

Matchbook Learning’s mission is to develop a learning community in which we continually improve student academic outcomes through personalizing to meet our individual students’ academic needs. In addition to continued growth in academic outcomes, the Matchbook Learning school will develop global citizens by providing all students with real world experiences that help them to understand other perspectives, the world around them, and the world beyond them.

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
  • English / Spanish bilingual required
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.

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6), Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
Instructional Support