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The team that's blazing a trail in education

We envision a future where all children will be equipped to lead lasting change for their communities and our world.

School Staff

Our staff is passionate, committed and united in our effort to create the best learning experience for our students.

Ms. Browning


Ms. Hutcherson


Ms. Kiely


Ms. Logan

School Nurse

Ms. Loughridge


Ms. Madison

Special School District

Ms. Mitchell


Denitria Neil

Director of Student & Community Affairs

Ms. Perry

Special School District

Ms. Randle


Rashad Sullivan

School Operations Manager

Kimberly Townsend, Ed.D.

Founder & Executive Director

Ms. Ward

Family & Community Engagement Specialist (FACE)

Mrs. Wright

Administrative Assistant

Our Board of Directors

We've worked hard to assemble a team of like-minded leaders who are committed to the future of St Louis. Our teams is comprised of seasoned educators, administrators, community leaders and business professionals.

Read our bylaws.

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Careers at The Leadership School

We are now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year.
Applications will be taken until all open positions are filled.

Open positions

We post all of our open positions on this page. Applications can be submitted at:

If you don’t see something that fits your skills, please still reach out with a brief introduction and your resume so we can keep you in mind for future positions.

Student Support Advocate

The Student Support Advocate will promote and maintain an atmosphere conducive to academic learning and social interaction through high visibility, crisis prevention and intervention as well as mediation for student leaders throughout all grades. This position will report to the Director of Student & Community Affairs and will support the vision for school culture and academics. Apply here:

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Substitute Teachers (2022-23)

About the School The Leadership School is a new, innovative charter public school that opened Fall 2022. We serve students and families within the boundaries of the Normandy Schools Collaborative. The school started with kindergarten through second grade and add a grade each year, growing to kindergarten through eighth grade over six years. The Leadership School exists to ensure that all children in our community grow their leadership capacity through earnest engagement in an academically rigorous, culturally relevant, and relationship-oriented environment. In addition to providing a strong foundation of relationships and belonging and the toolkit of academic skills, our students will have authentic opportunities to practice and exercise leadership—in one’s own life and the world around them. About the Position We are seeking substitute teachers who are available between the hours of 8am - 4pm to support student learning and leadership in the absence of classroom teachers. The ideal candidate has high expectations for all students, believes in the mission and vision of The Leadership School and has experience working with young children. Candidates must possess a valid Missouri Substitute Teaching Certification. Apply here:

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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will ensure the efficient operation of the school’s office and provide clerical and administrative services to the School Leadership Team. With minimal supervision, the Administrative Assistant will handle confidential information and frequent contact with all levels of employees, outside agencies, and the general public. Their location in the school puts them in a position to be a significant contributor to a positive school culture through the provision of high levels of customer service. The administrative assistant reports directly to the Director of Student and Community Affairs, and collaborates daily with the School Operations Manager. Apply here:

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Elementary Classroom Teachers (Kindergarten - 3rd Grade, Art, Music & P.E.)

Teachers at The Leadership School must have an entrepreneurial focus. Teacher professional knowledge and insights are key to establishing a successful school. Teachers have opportunities to lead, manage and execute projects and initiatives. They won’t just execute a predetermined vision but help to create the vision. Teachers provide high expectations, structure and accountability to ensure that all students meet or exceed learning and leadership goals. Our teachers must believe that every child deserves access to a high-quality education, and be committed to improving their practice in order to provide the best possible educational experience for all students. For more details and to apply:

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