Teacher Aide - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teacher's Assistant
Job Location: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-880-4458 EXT 101
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Job Description:
Join the dedicated team at Lafayette Prep where over 90% of staff returned for the 20-21 school year! 
100% of the staff indicate they are "proud to work at LPA (Lafayette Preparatory Academy)" .
100% of the staff indicate they are "proud of how our school has responded to the COVID-19 crisis". 


Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to applicants that submit documentation prior to January 25th.

JOB DESCRIPTION, found at http://lafayetteprep.org/career-opportunities/
QUALIFICATIONS (for complete list, please consult the job description):
  • Current authorization to work in the United States
  • One (1) year experience, preferred
  • A minimum of 60 semester hours of college credit with a certified transcript on file or have taken and passed the ParaPro Assessment
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check and Family Care and Safety check, demonstrating results that meet the guidelines for employment at Lafayette Preparatory Academy
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Days/Hours of work
    • Aligned to the “10-month employee” calendar
    • Depends on location: 8 hours/day
  • Benefits:
    • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life available
      • Employer portion not to exceed $465/month.
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation: 8 days sick leave/year
  • Retirement
    • Enrolled in the PSRSStl retirement plan
  • Salary/Pay
    • Compensation is commensurate with experience ($25,000 - $27,000/year)
TO APPLY:
Submit your resume, cover letter, and question responses to Jill McInnis, Instructional Coach at hiring@lafayetteprep.org.  In the subject line, write “__________ (your name) teaching assistant 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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