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

Date limite: 28 Feb. 2018

Director of Development - January 2018

Salary starts at $62,000 and is commensurate with education and experience.  
Deadline for resume submission is Feb. 20 th, 2018.

Position Summary
Academie Lafayette, a French immersion public charter school in Kansas City, is seeking a Development Director to oversee fundraising, external communication, public relations, and alumnae programming. The Development Director is a senior level position reporting to the Head of School and will be the primary staff
liaison to the Development Committee of the Board of Directors. He / she will serve on the school’s Senior Leadership Team. This position is critical to the success of the school in not only championing school-driven, parent and student-led fundraising for day-to-day operations but also in serving as the relationship architect between major grantors and funders for the expansion efforts underway at the school.

Key Responsibilities

Operations:
As the Chief Fundraiser of the school, the Development Director will build collaborative partnership with faculty, staff, alumnae, parents and other members of the school community. He / she will work with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors to develop and implement a short and long-term development plan to meet established development goals and objectives.

The Development Director will oversee:
● the school annual campaign and special benefit events,
● major gifts, planned giving and grant writing,
● alumnae events and programming,
● the school’s external communication and public relations
● publications and printing program which will most effectively communicate with our various
constituencies.

Growth:
Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
● Identify and solicit new potential donors and grants to support Académie Lafayette’s growth plan
● Foster and leverage long-term relationship with both private and corporate donors so that they are well-versed in the plans and successes of our school.
● Lead the effort of exploring, writing and winning grants
● Conduct necessary research complemented by on strategy to successfully submit a winning proposal

Other day-to-day responsibilities and expectations of the position:
● Ability to work nights and weekends as workload dictates
● Perform in a matrix environment where you will report to both head of school as well as the board of directors.
● Leverage brand ambassadors (i.e. parents and students) to be an extension of your fundraising efforts.
● Ensure marketing efficiency through revenue to expense management. Perform other special projects and duties as required
● Demonstrated strong relationship with key philanthropic individual and entities within the Kansas City metro area and beyond, including international opportunities.
● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

Qualifications
Required:
● Min 5+ years of relevant development experience – major gift fundraising and/or high-end account management/growth.
● Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
● Experience in Microsoft Office Software and other development type software vehicles.

Preferred:
● Experience in high-end development efforts for academia/education.
● MBA degree from a four-year college or university

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

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. Please call Leslie Kohlmeyer, 816-606-1646, with any questions or if you might be interested .

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.

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.