Classroom Teacher - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: 7th and 8th Grade ELA Teacher
Job Location: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Jul 27, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: English
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-880-4458 EXT 101
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Job Description:
Candidates' begin employment with LPA on July 1st, in conjunction with our fiscal year. First date of work is July 27th for summer development program. We are NOT a year-round, or extended year school.

Please visit our website for the job description and application process. Positions at LPA are hired as excellent candidates complete the process. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.

JOB DESCRIPTION,
found at http://lafayetteprep.org/career-opportunities/

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

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Aligned to the “10-month employee” calendar requires attendance at Institute and Leap Into Learning
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation: 8 days sick leave/year
  • Benefits:
    • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life available
    • Employer portion not to exceed $465/month.
  • Retirement
    • Enrolled in the PSRSStl retirement plan
  • Salary/Pay
    • Compensation is commensurate with experience
TO APPLY:
Submit your resume, cover letter, transcripts, certification, application (found on website at above link) and question responses to Sarah Ranney, Head of School, at hiring@lafayetteprep.org.  In the subject line, write “__________ (your name) 7th/8th ELA 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?

** 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.

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