Classroom Teacher - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Job Location: 1900 Lafayette Avenue
Beginning: Aug 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-880-4458
Job Description:
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, can be working towards certification if a sub certificate if sub certified 
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Current authorization to work in the United States
  • COVID Vaccination 
  • Aligned to the “10-month employee” calendar: requires attendance at Professional Learning Institute and Leap Into Learning
  • Benefits:
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation: 8 days sick leave/year
    • Health, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and Life available
      • Employer portion not to exceed $465/month.
  • Retirement
    • Enrolled in the PSRSStl retirement plan
  • Salary/Pay
    • Compensation is commensurate with experience 
Submit your resume, cover letter (include which position interests you most- grade level/subject area (ex: 2nd Grade Math)), completed employment application, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable until hired), certification and question responses to David Bosch, Head of School, at  In the subject line, write “__________ (your name) 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?

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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