Career Opportunities

Join the St. Luke’s Team

Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff of St. Luke’s Episcopal School. The faculty and staff of St. Luke’s is committed to the School’s mission. If you are a dedicated professional who can provide a superior educational experience for our students, we welcome the opportunity to discuss employment opportunities with you.

Positions Available:

Assistant Head of School – This is a full-time twelve (12) month position. The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree with a minimum or 5 years of experience, preferably in an independent school with administrative or supervisory experience.

  • Accountable to: Head of School
  • Supervises: Director of Development, Director of Admissions, All faculty and personnel under the direction of HoS

Purpose:  The Assistant Head of School works in close partnership with the Head of School (HoS) to advance the school’s mission and achieve educational and operational goals. Together, they will oversee the well-being of the school and its community. The Assistant Head will assist the HoS in internal and external matters across all curricula disciplines and across all programmatic offerings, as well as works with the various constituent groups within the school to maintain the academic integrity of the school.

Performance Responsibilities:

1. To insure planning organization, and implementation of all educational and supportive activities of the school under the direction of the head of school. Primary responsibility will be to the faculty, staff, and students.

2. The Assistant Head of School reports to the Head of School, is a member of the Administrative team and supports special projects of the Board of Trustees as directed by the Head of School.

3. This position works closely and collaboratively with all constituencies, including administration, faculty and staff, parents, and community stakeholders.

Job Goal: To ensure that each student is provided with educational experiences enabling them to learn to the best of their abilities, and to continually strive toward upgrading the quality of instruction offered at St. Luke’s Episcopal School.

Process Objectives: As a key member of the administrative team, this role includes but is not limited to the following areas of responsibility: 

1. Recruit, interview, check references on faculty in keeping with school procedures.

2. Observe, supervise classroom instruction and hold conferences with and training for teachers  relative to the effectiveness of their performance. Make recommendations for Improvement of their performance; make recommendations as to rehire or dismissal.

3. Coordinate school accreditations, all yearly reports and grants. 

4. Coordinate activities which lead to continued professional growth. Assist in planning and coordinating in-service activities for faculty and staff.

  • Establish programs for the orientation of new teachers 
  • For in-service training of all teachers 
  • For the evaluation of classroom teachers
  • To ensure that teachers are familiar and adhere to school policies in all areas of the school operation 
  • To ensure compliance with legal requirements of government regulations and agencies to maintain the educational standards established by those agencies that examine and accredit the school.
  • To serve as a coach to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school policies.

5. Coordinate curriculum development and revisions, keeping abreast of new development, technology with Asst. IT person, and disseminating information regularly.

  • To oversee the coordination of the co-curricular and extra-curricular activity programs of the school
  • To assist in the planning and the presentation of school assemblies and programs 
  • To assist in maintaining a comprehensive calendar of school events
  • To keep the entire school community informed of various school programs and activities

6. Assist with appraisal of student achievement and recommend changes in the curriculum as needed. Assist counselor with testing in the spring.

7. Preview and assess the value of new instructional materials and assist in the selection and ordering of the materials including textbooks for the various subjects.

8. Prepare a master school class schedule and to assign teachers and students to classes and other obligations such as duty schedules.

9. Confer with parents, principal and teachers upon request.

10. Implement established discipline policy; review and revise as needed.

11.  Focuses on institutional advancement with an integrated approach to program, admissions, development and communications

  • Works with Development Office on the oversight and execution of all areas (marketing, events, fundraisers, annual giving, endowments, etc)
  • Works with Admission Office on the oversight and execution of all areas (tours, events, decisions, database, follow up)
  • Communication (internal, external, online presence)

12. Be involved with the financial affairs of the School:

  • Have input into the operating budget regarding supplies, textbooks, etc. in coordination with the business manager
  • Be knowledgeable of school’s financial situation
  • Participate in fundraising activities

13. Assist the Board of Trustees and the Head of School in the following ways:

  • Be in charge of and responsible for the total operation of the school in the absence of the principal
  • Participate in strategic planning and goal setting
  • Provide to the Head of School written monthly Board report with information pertinent to the school

14.  Keep documentation of faculty/student matters; files or other appropriate files

15.  Keep documentation of parent concerns in faculty files or other appropriate files

16.  Promote good communications and public relations for the school in various ways and in keeping with our Mission.

17.  To be a visible presence in all areas of the school.

18.  To keep the Head of School informed about all problems as they arise and of the general program, activities, needs of faculty, students or parents.

19.  Support the leadership of the Head of School, the Board of Trustees, the Vestry and the Rector.

To apply for the Assistant Head position, please submit an employment application, cover letter resume, copy of transcripts, references, and your educational philosophy to employment@stlukesbrschool.org.

Application materials can also be sent to: Paulette Pecaut, St. Luke’s Episcopal School, 8833 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Substitute – If you are interested in serving as a substitute at St. Luke’s, please complete an application and submit it to Brandt Edwards, Director of Finance, at bedwards@stlukesbrschool.org.

Extended Care Worker – This position works in our After Care program and Holiday Care, when offered.  The hours are 2:45pm – 6:00pm.  If interested, please submit an application and your resume to Brandt Edwards, Director of Finance, at bedwards@stlukesbrschool.org.


St. Luke’s Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.