Grades 4-5 Elementary Principal

Lexington Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of elementary principal at Pershing Elementary. Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska administrative certificate. Experience in elementary teaching, elementary administration, explicit instruction, and serving EL/high poverty student populations is preferred but not required. Pershing Elementary is a grades 4-5 campus with 360 students and 17 regular classroom teachers. The student population has a free/reduced meal rate of 87% and an EL rate of 34%. The district has implemented a districtwide explicit instruction model in reading and a PBiS behavioral intervention model. Pershing was recently recognized as a “Great” school through Nebraska’s school accountability system, AQuESTT.

Qualified candidates interested in working in a challenging but very rewarding educational environment with fabulous students and staff–situated in an amazingly diverse and supportive community–are encouraged to apply ASAP!

This position is subject to a veteran’s preference. EOE.

Zone 4


4, 5

Additional Information

Competitive salary and benefits; 215-day contract beginning on or about July 27, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information

Lexington Public Schools
300 South Washington Street
Lexington, NE 68850

John Hakonson
(p) (308) 324-1201

How to Apply

Please apply through the district website: