Dean of Students - Elementary Level - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Dean of Students - Elementary Level
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Dean of Students
Job Location: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-880-4458 EXT 101
Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS (for complete list, please consult the job description):
  • At least 5 years of successful teaching, administrative or supervisory experience with exceptional results
  • Experience in assessment and achievement data analysis
  • An unwavering belief in the school’s vision
  • Principal certification in the state of Missouri and/or evidence of progress towards certification within the first year of employment.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check and Family Care and Safety check, demonstrating results that meet the guidelines for employment at Lafayette Preparatory Academy
  • Salary and work year is year-round; 8 days sick leave; two weeks paid vacation to be approved by Head of School
  • Benefits:
    • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life available
    • Employer contribution not to exceed $465/month
  • Retirement
    • Enrolled in the PSRSStl retirement plan
  • Salary/Pay
    • Compensation is commensurate with experience
Submit your resume, cover letter, transcripts, certification and question response to Sarah Ranney, Head of School, at  In the subject line, write “__________ (your name) Dean of Students, <Middle/Elementary> teaching candidate.”
Submit a concise response to the following questions:
  1. What is most important to the success of students?
  2. According to Carol Dweck’s research on achievement and success, one’s mindset towards learning can be changed. Which mindset must be nurtured in students and how does one develop that mindset in students?
  3. How do race and class affect how young people experience schools? And what role does a teacher play in affecting the experience?
It is the policy of Lafayette Preparatory Academy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.