Associate Director of Primary Grades (Lower School - SY 2024-2025)
Lake Highland Preparatory School
Location: Orlando, Florida
Type: Full Time
Salary: dependent upon experience
4 Year Degree
Lake Highland seeks an Associate Director of Primary Grades to assist the Director of Lower School in supervising the day-to-day operations of approximately 450 PreKindergarten - 2nd Grade students. This position works closely with the members of the Lower School leadership team to implement the school’s vision, mission, and initiatives. Key responsibilities include supporting research-based best teaching practices, partnering closely with students and families, evaluating faculty and staff, and assisting in disciplinary matters.
This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution or the international equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 8 years experience in education required.
Classroom teaching experience in PreKindergarten - 2nd Grade environment required.
Experience in the implementation of professional development programs required.
A demonstrated commitment to teamwork/collaboration required.
Administrative certification preferred.
Previous experience in evaluating faculty/staff preferred.
Previous work experience in educational leadership role(s)preferred.
Please email the following materials as PDFs to HR@lhps.org specifying "Primary Grades” in the subject line.
Cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position
A current resume
Three professional references with at least one immediatesupervisor (preferably current)
LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third-party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake Highland Preparatory School (LHP), a PreK-12 independent school in Orlando, Florida, was founded in 1970. The school strives to offer its students an unparalleled education with long-lasting life lessons rooted in integrity, grit, and grace. In spite of its size as one of the ten largest independent schools in the U.S., Lake Highland’s approach ensures that every child is known and nurtured. Students learn within an academically challenging and supportive environment, with teachers who are actively committed to the academic and social-emotional development of every child. This powerful combination results in joyful learning that prepares students exceptionally well for college and life beyond.