A North Carolina Catholic woman says she was denied a job at a local Catholic school because she is transgender, despite being qualified to work in a classroom.A family hired Wilhelmina Indermaur to be an in-school aide for their child who has disabilities at Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, local TV station WTVD reports.

Indermaur had been hired as an independent contractor by the child’s family because the girl would start school at Immaculata in the fall, according to Indy Week.

Besides knowing the child’s needs, the 30-year-old had experience as an educator, having graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and taught for three years before the pandemic.She was also deeply rooted in Immaculata, having nannied for several children who went to the school.