Principal & Director of Academic
Primary School Grades K-4
The Principal & Director of Academic
Programs for the Primary School is responsible for making sure
that LRPA's students in grades K-4 succeed, including the
following areas of responsibility:
Ensure that all students make strong lesson
Ensure that all students achieve consistent
mastery of concepts and skills
Ensure that students receive instruction at a
level and in a manner that fully engages them. Student learning
is demonstrated through:
Formative Learning Progress
Parental Demand & Satisfaction
Academic Design Implementation
Ensure that Exalt Academies' best-practices,
research-validated educational design is fully implemented
including 8 design principles.
Ensures that teachers are well prepared
Ensures that each teacher managers his/her
Ensures that each teacher employs the positive
Works closely with Direct Instruction Coordinator
to monitor lesson progress
Performs classroom observations and performance
evaluations on a regular basis
Facilitates learning at high levels throughout the
Ensures that all members of the team are working
together to engage students so they can cultivate the attributes
required of LRPA Graduates
Ensures that students are safe and healthy
throughout the day including arrival and departure, classrooms,
hallways, recesses, bathrooms and other transitions
Administration & Reporting
Works closely with Finance Director and Office
Manager to complete regulatory and compliance reporting in an
accurate, timely manner
Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by
Why Little Rock Preparatory Academy?
Opportunity to change life trajectory of students
from underserved homes.
Provide competitive pay, satisfying work
conditions and upward mobility.
Team-teaching environment where teachers
collaborate closely to deliver instruction.
Teachers trained and developed by some of the most
prominent, talented coaches within their respective areas of
Implementing a research-based, best-practices
Key member of a new network of public charter
schools that can set the standard for public education in
educationally underserved communities.
Organizational ethic of continuous learning and
Strong educational leader who sets vision,
inspires others to follow, models character values, and
establishes the non-negotiables that lead to excellence.
Strong, highly productive manager who is
objective, fair, consistent, well-organized, self-disciplined,
capable of juggling many priorities, and experienced at managing
Embraces accountability for achieving rigorous,
explicit performance goals as a means of reaching individual
& organizational excellence.
Polished, eloquent ambassador who can initiate and
build strong relations with teachers, students, parents and
Strong role model who can build meaningful bonds
that motivate students to learn and achieve at high
Flexible, collaborative and resilient in working
with students and families to overcome challenges.
Strong work ethic with the capacity to multi-task,
manage time efficiently, and balance a demanding workload.
Commitment to managing student's behavior in a
positive, motivational manner that respects their dignity as
Undergraduate degree required with postgraduate
Deep previous leadership and management experience
What we are.
"No Excuses" school with high expectations for all
Data-driven school that continuously tracks and
uses data on students' behavior and achievement to improve
student learning and teacher effectiveness.
Committed to fostering excellent relations with
For any questions regarding this position or to
submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you are a good
fit for Little Rock Preparatory Academy, please email
, call us at 501-683-1855, or visit our website