Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans (Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle-Orleans, LFNO) is a free French immersion type-2 public charter school located in New Orleans serving all of Louisiana. LFNO follows the French national curriculum and also adheres to aspects of the Louisiana state curriculum. We are accredited by the French Ministry of Education for French curriculum through grade 5 and continuously working towards accreditation for upper levels; accreditation is ongoing. For the 2017-2018 school year, LFNO serves Pre-K4 through 7th grade; a new grade level will be added every year up to 12th grade.
Mission: LFNO students will matriculate into the finest colleges and universities throughout the world. Lycée Français will provide the opportunity for its students to achieve both the French Baccalaureate and the Louisiana high school diploma in an academically challenging and culturally diverse educational environment.
Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans is accepting applications now for a new CEO to succeed its retiring CEO. The CEO oversees the growing school’s operations, academic instruction, and institutional advancement. The CEO reports directly to Lycée Français’s board of directors.
LFNO is a public school and complies with all open meetings and public records laws.
LFNO is reviewing applications now on a rolling basis as they are received. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. For information about Lycée Français, please visit its website at www.lfno.org.
The ideal candidate will possess:
An advanced degree or commensurate experience
Experience (10 years or more) in a leadership or supervisory role in education (preferred, not required)
Record of quantifiable results in prior employment
Ability to manage a substantial organizational budget
English fluency / French proficiency (preferred, not required)
Commitment to Lycée Français’s mission and values
Commitment to public education and public charter schools
Commitment to the French curriculum
Commitment to recruiting and serving a diverse student population that reflects the broader community Lycée Français operates within
Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders—a board of directors, students and their parents, faculty and staff from diverse countries, Louisiana authorizers, French accreditors, and community partners—in a unique school setting
Key initiatives include:
Developing an accredited high school that offers both the French baccalaureate and the Louisiana diploma
Developing, through fundraising and grants, the financial resources to complete the renovation of the Priestley property
Recruiting a diverse student population that reflects the broader community Lycée Français serves
Recruiting faculty qualified to teach the French curriculum
Ensuring continued financial stability of the school
Continuing and expanding current academic and extracurricular programs
Promoting relationships with diverse stakeholders
Meeting and exceeding expectations of Louisiana authorizers and French accreditors
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience