See an opening at Freire Schools that would be a perfect fit for someone you know? Refer them using the form below and earn a $2,000 if your friend is hired! For math, science, and special education roles, this reward is doubled to $4,000. This opportunity is open to everyone—refer a friend today!
The Referral Reward program offers the opportunity to both employees and individuals outside of the Freire Schools network to receive a one-time payment of $2,000 for the referral of a candidate who is successfully hired by Freire Schools. For math, science, and special education positions, the referral payment is $4,000.
What makes a quality teacher referral?
- Freire Schools staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth.
- We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.
- All candidates for teaching positions must have:
- A completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Proof of teaching certification in appropriate state and subject area that is complete or in progress.
- Previous successful experience working with urban youth.
- In order to be eligible for a referral bonus:
- You must be an individual person (not a business entity) and a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age.
- You cannot be associated with or a consultant of a staffing/recruiting agency.
- All current employees within the Freire Schools network are eligible to participate in the referral reward program except for the following:
- CEOs / Heads of Schools / Network Leadership.
- Staff members who are the hiring manager for the position they are referring for.
- Your referral candidate:
- Cannot be a current or former Freire Schools employee.
- Cannot be a current Freire student.
- Cannot be yourself.
- If our Talent team established contact with your referral through another source prior to your form submission, you will not be eligible for a bonus. Further, your referral must name you as the referrer at the time of initial application, otherwise you will not be eligible.
- You must notify your referral candidate that Freire Schools may be in touch to discuss hiring opportunities.
- The referral must be submitted before the candidate has been offered a position within the Freire Schools Network.
- If you meet the eligibility requirements and qualify for a referral reward, Freire Schools will pay you the referral bonus in the paycheck that occurs 90 days after the candidate’s start date, provided that this hired candidate:
- Acknowledges in their job application that they were referred by you.
- Completes 90 calendar days of continuous active employment within the Freire Schools network.
Full-time employees of Freire Schools Philadelphia campuses and the Network Office are eligible to receive:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for themselves and their dependents.
- Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), which helps minimize out-of-pocket costs incurred by them or their dependents, including deductible costs up to a certain threshold.
- 403B Retirement Plan with a 5% gross employer monthly contribution.
- Flex-Spending Account, an elective account where employees can arrange to pay for allowable out-of-pocket medical expenses, childcare, or elder care with tax free dollars.
- Plus Disability Insurance, Life Insurance (including $15K in employer-provided), pre-tax Commuter Benefits, and more!