Employment Opportunities 

Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. The School is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, citizenship status, uniform service member status, genetic information, religion, handicap or disability, if the individual is a smoker or non-smoker as long as the individual complies with workplace smoking policies, or any other protected status in accordance with all federal, state, or local law.

Part-Time Preschool Assistant Teachers

We are currently accepting applications for two part-time preschool assistant teachers for the 2017-18 school year. Five hours a day, Monday through Friday. Our preschools are joyful places that build children’s knowledge and skills through play-based curriculum and project work. Responsibilities include assisting the teacher in the classroom, supporting and enriching children’s play, assisting with lunch and nap-time. Candidates should enjoy working with young children and be able to cultivate warm, supportive relationships. We are looking for flexible individuals who are skilled at working as a team player, and have a clear dedication to the well-being of children. Experience working in preschool is preferred. Minimum of a High School diploma is required.

Start Date: August, 2017

Sayre School is an Independent Pk-12 school in the heart of downtown Lexington. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and list of references to Luanne Stiles at lstiles@sayreschool.org.

Part-Time Preschool-Grade Two Spanish Teacher

Sayre School is currently accepting applications for a part-time dedicated educator who loves Lower School students to teach Spanish in our World Language program to 3 year olds through 2nd graders. Sayre’s World Language program empowers students to explore, comprehend and appreciate cultures and languages as curious and empathetic world citizens.

The candidate should, at a minimum, possess a degree in Spanish, Elementary Education or a related field, an interest in collaborating with a team of teachers, and experience working with 3 through 8 year olds. An active curiosity about kids and their learning styles, passion for language teaching, flexibility and a sense of humor are key. This is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work.

The position includes teaching students in Pk-3, Pk-4, Kindergarten, First and Second Grade. A comprehensive, rich curriculum guide with hands on materials, music and literature is available to be used by the hired teacher as the basis of their program, although instruction need not be limited by this curriculum. An organized teacher with a love of young children and the Spanish language will thrive!

Students in our classes are engaged in active learning. They develop cultural competency and spoken language for interpersonal, interpretive and presentational communication. The thoughtful use of authentic materials, the regular use of the target language, and vibrant and purposeful engagement with existing and emerging technologies guide students toward building robust second language and general literacy skills, making them better citizens of an ever-changing world.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of at least two references to Luanne Stiles at lstiles@sayreschool.org.

Library Substitute Teacher

The Sayre School Library seeks to build its Substitute Librarian pool for the 2016-2017 school year and beyond. The Substitute Librarian will provide services, on an on-call basis, to Lower, Middle, and/or Upper School students. He/she will perform routine circulation functions, including checking in and out materials and placing holds. For Lower School students, the Substitute Librarian will provide supervision of children and conduct story-times and lessons for Preschool-5th grade students, and assist children in selecting books to check out. For Middle School students, the Substitute Librarian will provide supervision during the school day as individual students come in to check out books and during Middle School Study Hall after school. Desired background: substitute teaching experience; familiarity with library procedures, including book circulation and shelving. Interview and background check required. Send letter of interest and/or résumé to Stacy Meier, Library Director.

Buildings and Grounds Staff/Bus Driver

Buildings/Grounds/Bus Driver staff position. One year of similar experience, valid driver’s license and a background check required. Competitive compensation/benefits package. Send letters of interest and/or résumés to Brooks McLamb, Director of Finance and Operations.

General Information

If you would like to be considered for future teaching or administrative opportunities at Sayre, please email your résumé and cover letter to employment@sayreschool.org.
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