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Lake Highland Employment Opportunities

Thank you for visiting this LHPS job site. We invite you to send us your resume, even if you do not see a job listing especially for you. We accept resumes for all positions at any time, even if we do not have a current opening. We will keep your resume on file for one year. 

Lake Highland is a drug-free workplace. (Drug testing required.) 

Email us at jobs@lhps.org

We are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida is searching for a new Upper School Athletic Director (AD) to serve approximately 800 students in grades 9-12, with additional responsibilities to coordinate athletic programs with the Middle School Athletic Director. Reporting to the Associate Director of Upper School/Dean of Students, the AD works closely with the Upper School Director and his senior staff to design and administer the school’s athletics program. The AD will also build inclusive programs that foster school spirit, help the school excel among the region’s athletics programs, and aid students in developing their skills and confidence in several arenas, athletic and otherwise. The AD will be responsible for hiring, supervising, and developing seasonal coaches; ensuring the preparation of facilities for school athletic events; modeling and promoting standards of balance, sportsmanship, and fair play; and managing the operating budget for the Athletics Department. The AD will also ensure compliance with FHSAA and school rules and procedures, schedule on- and off-campus practices and competitions, develop and support expectations for coaches and student-athletes, and promote the school and its athletics programs to families. The Director is an ambassador for the school, and thus represents the school at league meetings, conducts meetings with parents of student-athletes, maintains a safe and welcoming environment for home and away teams, and communicates scores and highlights to local media.

Qualified candidates should have experience coaching, and/or coordinating athletic logistics at the secondary or collegiate level. They must be able to problem solve, multitask, and communicate clearly in person and in writing, mentor coaches and serve as an advocate for scholar-athletes and coaches in collaboration with teachers and parents. Candidates also must be versatile, resourceful, and able to think creatively in shaping athletic programs that reflect the school’s mission and interdisciplinary approach to education. An advanced degree and experience building new programs are preferred, but not required.


Lake Highland Preparatory School (LHPS) is nationally recognized as a leader in PK-12 education, and is one of our country’s largest independent day schools. Located on a beautiful 42-acre campus near downtown Orlando, LHPS serves almost 2,000 students from the growing and diverse metro Orlando region. LHPS offers a challenging and innovative educational program that ignites in its students a passion for discovery and learning, prepares them to succeed in college, and inspires them to lead lives of integrity, purpose, and responsible global citizenship.


This full-time, 12-month position offers full benefits. Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates whose experience and qualifications most closely match the requirements. Please send your cover letter and resume to: jobs@lhps.org. This position posting will be active through June 6, 2018 with final selection expected to occur by end-June 2018.

The Admission Specialist assists parents and prospective students visiting the school, and provides direct support of enrollment operations.

Responsibilities: To assist with recruitment and retention efforts, job duties of the Admission Specialist include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting with parents and student visitors to provide an overview of the school
  • Maintaining a database of inquiries for current, future, and returning students
  • Managing applicant files (physical and electronic) 
  • Planning and coordination of admission events and student shadow days
  • Weekly tracking and reporting of re-enrollment activity to Director of Admission
  • Assisting with the coordination and administration of testing throughout the year
  • Providing summary reports of candidates to be considered by the Admission Committee
  • Processing completed applicant files 
  • Performing other related duties as assigned


  • College degree in related field (Education, Communications, Public Relations, etc.) and three plus years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must possess analytical abilities and aptitude in problem solving; outstanding organizational and time management skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, online, via phone, or in person; ability to operate effectively as part of a team
  • Proven experience with generating and interpreting reports is preferred

This is a fully benefitted, full-time 12 month position. Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match the requirements.  Please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@lhps.org

The Teacher Assistant works closely with the classroom teacher by assisting the teacher as needed with supervision and instructional support for the students. This is a 10-month, full-time, benefitted position that pays $12.00 per hour. A four year degree is required. A degree in elementary education is preferred. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org

Part time (non-benefited), assistant age group swimming coaches and swim lesson instructors for Highlander Aquatics. Looking for qualified individuals who love the sport of swimming and enjoy working with children in a competitive and fun atmosphere. Hours: Monday – Thursday from 3:30 – 6:15 pm. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org

Speech Language Pathologist must have 3 years of pediatric work experience with all or partial experience in a school setting/environment. Must have a master’s degree in speech language pathology. Must be licensed in the state of Florida as a Speech Language Pathologist. Must have a certificate of clinical competence in accordance with the requirements of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. This is a part time position. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org


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