Careers

Interested in working with us? Check out the job postings below to see if you would be a solid member of our team.

Académie Lafayette is a French immersion K–8 school. Unless otherwise specified, it is required that subjects be taught in French at the native or near-native French level.

Académie Lafayette is an equal opportunity employer. The school does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sex orientation, or perceived sex orientation. All decisions with regard to employment shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.

Académie Lafayette is seeking candidates for the following positions:

Professeur des Ecoles (rentrée 2018-2019)

Académie Lafayette – un établissement public à charte d’immersion en langue francaise, recherche des professeurs des écoles pour la rentrée 2018 – 2019. 

Lieu de travail: Kansas City, Missouri USA

Qualifications:
– Licence ou maîtrise,
– Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat des Ecoles,
– justifier d’une expérience d’au moins 3 années d’enseignement.

Rémunération mensuelle: salaire compétitif en fonction de l’ancienneté (en plus de la couverture médicale et de la cotisation retraite)

Type de contrat: Contrat local d’un an renouvelable

Envoyer le C.V et la lettre de motivation à k5jobs@academielafayette.org

PT French Speaking Preschool Teacher

This is a part-time position, 5-10 hours per week (flexible). Pay rate is $18 per hour, with mileage and expenses paid. We need someone who is motivated, organized, and dedicated. Native French speakers are preferred but we will meet with any qualified candidate who is fluent. Hired party will go through a background check.

Substitute - English Speaker

Overview: This position is an on-call, as needed position. Substitutes will be replacing a teacher in his/her absence at various grade levels at either campus.

Responsibilities:
• Implementing curriculum in accordance with teacher’s instructions
• Keeping accurate attendance for the day
• Positive classroom management

Education and Experience:
• Provide DESE substitute certificate (must have at least 60 college credit hours), or valid certificate of license under Missouri law, provisional or professional, or proof of certification from the country of origin. (Please inquire for questions and assistance.)
• All teachers must have a true liking for children, and a concern for their welfare and best interests.
• Provide recent background check or be willing to have background information researched for appropriate background clearance.

Substitute - French Speaker

Overview: This position is an on-call, as needed position. Substitutes will be replacing a teacher in his/her absence at various grade levels at either campus. French fluency required; native/near native proficiency.

Responsibilities:
• Implementing curriculum in accordance with teacher’s instructions
• Keeping accurate attendance for the day
• Positive classroom management

Education and Experience:
• Provide DESE substitute certificate (must have at least 60 college credit hours), or valid certificate of license under Missouri law, provisional or professional, or proof of certification from the country of origin. (Please inquire for questions and assistance.)
• All teachers must have a true liking for children, and a concern for their welfare
and best interests.
• Provide recent background check or be willing to have background information researched for appropriate background clearance.

Professeur de Musique

L’Académie Lafayette – un établissement public à charte, d’immersion en langue française, recrute un professeur de musique pour la rentrée scolaire 2018-2019:

Le professeur devra enseigner la musique au primaire et au collège. Il devra activement participer à la vie de l’établissement (réunions, conseils, projets pédagogiques etc.)

Lieu de travail: Kansas City, Missouri USA

Qualifications:
– Licence ou Maîtrise en musique
– Certificat d’aptitude au professorat de l’enseignement secondaire or diplôme équivalent,
– Justifier d’une expérience d’au moins 3 années d’enseignement.

Rémunération mensuelle: salaire compétitif en fonction de l’ancienneté (en plus de la couverture médicale et de la cotisation retraite)

Type de contrat: Contrat local d’un an renouvelable

Envoyer un C.V., une lettre de motivation et trois références à:

employment@academielafayette.org
Academie Lafayette
6903 Oak st, Kansas City MO 64131

English Middle School Teacher

Académie Lafayette, a K-8 French immersion public charter school is seeking a full-time Middle School English teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, at least three years of teaching experience, and be qualified and certified to teach Middle School English (6th through 8th grade). Académie Lafayette’s middle school is an authorized International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP), previous experience with the International Baccalaureate Program is preferred, and additional training may be required.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants are required to submit the following:
1. Letter of interest
2. Resume
3. Full contact information for three professional references
4. Copy of official transcript(s)

Director of Admissions and Community Outreach

Académie Lafayette, a French immersion public charter school in Kansas City, is seeking a Director of Admissions and Community Outreach to oversee the recruitment and admissions process, and community relations. This position is critical to the implementation of the school strategic goal of increasing students’ socio-economic and ethnic diversity, as well as promoting strong community engagement.

The Director of Admissions and Community Outreach is a senior level position reporting to the Head of School. S/he will serve on the school’s senior leadership team.

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.

Reporting: The Director of Admissions and Community Outreach reports to the Head of School.

Responsibilities: The Director of Admissions and Community Outreach facilitates and manages the admissions process, including recruitment; determines and carries out the most practical and efficient methods of communicating school information to the Académie Lafayette community- both internal and external.

Qualifications: The Director of Admissions and Community Outreach position requires a bachelor’s degree and three or more years’ experience in communications, admissions or community relations. The Director must possess excellent public speaking and communications skills, including strong writing, editing and analytical skills. Savvy and well-developed skills with assessing and using social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Google+, Disqus, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube. The Director must be able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced and multicultural environment. There should be a working familiarity with desktop publishing programs, website management, online networking sites and MS office. Knowledge of the French language and Mac computers are a plus.

The Director will need to have proven skills in project management and sound judgment. This position requires a high degree of organization and an ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and to meet tight deadlines.

Other: The Director of Communications tasks shall include the following:
– Engaging prospective families through recruitment tours
– Serving as primary contact for prospective families’ questions on admissions policies and procedures
– Maintaining current recruitment materials
– Maintaining updated photos and statistical information regarding the Académie Lafayette community, including student population, student MAP scores and student geographical data
– Advertising for the Open Application process by scheduling advertising and attending various schools’ open houses
– Overseeing the admissions process, including the prospective students’ database; lottery; and sending notification letters to prospective families
– Acting as a liaison between the school and students who transition out of Académie Lafayette prior to 8th grade
– Coordinating various methods of outreach including newsletters, internet presence, social media which will most effectively communicate timely information to the Académie Lafayette community
– Publishing (all facets thereof) and distributing a weekly newsletter
– Publishing and managing website content
Developing meaningful strategies for the use of social media
– Facilitating School Reach phone contacts
– Assisting with internal communications as needed
– Overseeing school marketing and branding to ensure consistency and proper usage
– Working with parent volunteers for high community engagement
– Initiating strategic opportunities for media attention to showcase Académie Lafayette
– Updating on annual basis, internal business materials (business cards, letterhead and envelope templates), student journal materials and parent handbook
– Coordinating with Development Director on development collateral, including print materials and website copy
– Maintaining accurate database regarding graduates
– Providing event management throughout the academic year, including open houses, high school fairs and various parent meetings

Special Instructions: Applicants are to submit their CV/resume, cover letter, and three references to: employment@academielafayette.org

or submit materials to:
Académie Lafayette Attn: Employment 6903 Oak Street Kansas City, MO 64113

Full-Time Elementary English Teacher

Académie Lafayette, a K-8 French immersion public charter school is seeking a full-time elementary school English teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, at least three years of teaching experience, and be qualified and certified to teach elementary school
English.

Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
– Certification to teach elementary English
– Minimum of three years teaching experience

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants are required to submit the following:
1. Letter of interest
2. Resume
3. Full contact information for three professional references
4. Copy of official transcript(s)

Part-Time Elementary English Teacher

Académie Lafayette, a K-8 French immersion public charter school is seeking a part-time elementary school English teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, at least three years of teaching experience, and be qualified and certified to teach elementary school English.

Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
– Certification to teach elementary English
– Minimum of three years teaching experience

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants are required to submit the following:
1. Letter of interest
2. Resume
3. Full contact information for three professional references
4. Copy of official transcript(s)

Fundraising Special Events Intern

Académie Lafayette provides a high-quality, public education to more than 940 diverse K–8 children whose families live within the boundaries of the Kansas City Public School District. Académie Lafayette is the #1 highest performing school district in the state of Missouri as measured by the statewide Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests. A French immersion school, Académie Lafayette is the first public charter school in Missouri.

Joining Académie Lafayette as the Special Events Intern is a great opportunity to gain valuable non-profit event planning and fundraising experience. As a member of the development team, the intern will have the opportunity to play a key role in event production and engagement strategy.

– Ability to work with a small, tight-knit team while tackling projects independently.
– Creating a grants calendar and compiling grants reporting data
– Preparing for and attending relevant staff meetings and development committee meetings
– Attending and working at select special events
– Taking meeting minutes/notes
– Copywriting and editing
– Assisting with proposal writing
– Working closely with other departments within organization to compile information for applications and reports
– Administrative organization and archiving
– Entering and extracting data from our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database
– Managing the school social media accounts: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

At the end of this paid internship, the Special Events Intern will have working knowledge of key event skills, including developing production timelines, planning processes, budgeting, fundraising, grant applications and community outreach which he/she will be able to translate into future career opportunities.

TIME COMMITMENT: 15 hours/ week, June- December 2018

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Current undergraduate or graduate student
– Exceptional written and oral communication skills
– Confident and professional communicator with superb customer service skills
– Highly organized; ability to manage deadlines and prioritize workload
– Strong computer skills: Google docs, databases, Internet research
– Highly motivated and eager to grow skillset
– Interested in non-profit administration, fundraising and/or event planning
– Ability to work collaboratively with others
– Fluency in French a plus

How to apply

Send CV/resume, cover letter, and three references to:
employment@academielafayette.org
or
Académie Lafayette
Attn: Employment
6903 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64113

 

Substitute Teachers
Send all materials and fill out an application form with reference to the position.