Lakes International Language Academy
Beginning Fiscal Year 2020-2021
_ _About LILA: Lakes International Language Academy is a PreK-12 public school educating over
1200 students. The school opened in 2004, added grades 7 – 12 in 2015 and 2016. The school is located in Forest Lake, Minnesota, with authorization from the International Baccalaureate
Organization to offer the PYP, MYP and DP Programs as an IB World School.
We offer Spanish and Mandarin language immersion in PreK-5 and an immersion continuation program in grades 6 – 12, as well as entry points for non-immersion students in a language rich environment. * *
LILA Mission Statement: LILA prepares tomorrow’s critical thinkers and global citizens through language acquisition and inquiry-driven study.
LILA School Board Strategic Plan Objectives:
1. Student and Family Recruitment and Retention
2. Staff Recruitment and Retention
3. Financial Sustainability
4. Adequate Facilities
Executive Director Job Description:
Primary Function: The Executive Director (ED) is the chief executive officer of LILA, the professional advisor to the LILA Board of Directors, and is directly accountable to the LILA
Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for guiding and directing all operations and activities of LILA referring to the LILA School Board’s most recent Strategic Plan and to
LILA’s Mission Statement for decision-making guidance. The Executive Director shall inform the
Board of Directors of LILA’s needs related to current and future operations, shall recommend policies to the LILA Board of Directors and, when adopted by the Board, shall be responsible for implementing, interpreting, and executing those policies.
Line of Authority: The Executive Director reports to the LILA Board of Directors, with direct communication to and from the Board Chair.
Supervision of Others: The Executive Director has direct supervision of building principals and department heads.
Areas of Responsibility: The Executive Director will:
Please apply at: mylila.org
Job Type: Full-time