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