Classroom Teacher - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: 7th/8th Science Teacher
Job Location: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Jul 15, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Other Certificate
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-880-4458 EXT 101
Job Description:
Middle School Teacher- Application Process


QUALIFICATIONS (for complete list, please consult the job description):
• A passionate belief in LPA’s mission, values, and educational model
• Missouri Teaching Certificate in content area
• A bachelor’s degree
• Current authorization to work in the United States

  • Aligned to the “10-month employee” calendar requires attendance at Professional Learning Institute and Leap Into Learning
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation: 8 days sick leave/year
  • 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) middle school Science 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.