Assistant Principal - Academie Lafayette
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Assistant Principal
Job Location: Academie Lafayette
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: May 30, 2021**
District: Academie Lafayette
Kansas City, MO 64113
Telephone: 816-800-8771
Job Description:
Académie Lafayette, a French immersion public charter school in Kansas City Missouri, is looking for K - 5 Assistant Principal for the school year 2021 - 2022.  The K-5 Assistant Principal assists the Principal in the management of the K-5 Campus in recruiting, supervising, and providing leadership and development opportunities to the faculty. The Assistant Principal will work with the building principal to promote the success of every student in a collaborative school culture that is supportive, equitable and inclusive. 

Program Responsibilities
The K-5 Assistant Principal assists the Principal in all facets of management to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the K-5 Campus.  This includes providing recommendations to the Principal regarding the hiring, retention and assignment of faculty.  The K-5 Assistant Principal participates in the observation, supervision and evaluation of the K-5 Campus faculty.  The K-5 Assistant Principal works with the K-5 Campus faculty to implement, evaluate and revise, as needed, the K-5 Campus curricula.  The K-5 Assistant Principal provides academic guidance; maintains complete academic records for all students on the K-5 Campus; oversees the methods used by teachers in measuring student achievement; and oversees the grading and the reporting of standards used by the K-5 Campus.

Administrative Responsibilities
The K-5 Assistant Principal coordinates with the Admissions and Communication Office regarding the recruitment and retention of students.  The K-5 Assistant Principal participates in the Academic Leadership meetings and the Conseil d’Ecole meetings. 
The K-5 Assistant Principal shall be assigned with the following additional tasks:
  • Developing, implementing and overseeing the  disciplinary process, which includes, but is not limited to creating alternative classrooms for work completion, when needed and providing intervention methodologies to de-escalate emotion charged situations
  • Coaching teachers on how to prepare for parent meetings regarding disciplinary issues
  • Conducting parent meetings regarding disciplinary issues
  • Addressing parent concerns regarding educational, interpersonal and emotional issues with their student
  • Collaborating with teachers and parents to create improvement plans for both academic and behavioral issues
  • Managing the CARE Team for the K-5 campus
  • Developing a yearly professional development plan for teachers
  • Developing (with the Principal) the K-5 Campus class/teacher schedule
  • Maintaining a strong partnership with parents based on clear and timely communication
  • Coordinating with the  Middle School Principal for a successful transition program for students transitioning from the Primary School to the Middle School
  • Conducting weekly K-5 building meetings to guide faculty in planning activities
  • Coordinating with the Principal  on the integration and alignment of the French curriculum and the Missouri Learning Standards.
  • Coordinating with the Principal  and the faculty on the implementation of the  student behavior management systems (PBIS, Citizenship Education Program)
  • Communicating with the Principal regarding the general program; upcoming activities and events; and on-going concerns or issues with the K-5 Campus.
  • Providing support to create a cohesive Académie Lafayette school community and leadership team
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
  •  Master's degree or higher in educational administration from a college or university having an educational administration degree program approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is required
  • Current Administrator’s Certification issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, preferred, or documented educational leadership training
  • Fluent in French 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preferably three years’ experience as an administrator or assistant administrator in a middle or primary school
STATUS OF POSITION: This is a full-time position with Académie Lafayette.  This is an exempt position pursuant to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Application: To apply please send the following documents to 
  • A cover letter and a resume
  • Statement of Education philosophy
  • Three references 

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