Employment

Sayre School embraces and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.  We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs. 

Careers

Sayre School seeks employees eager to join an educational community that values empowering students in their intellectual, social and emotional development.

We offer the opportunity to teach the way you always wanted to teach. You’ll find small classes, an administration that encourages creativity and collaboration, and interesting colleagues devoted to their profession. Our joyful, inquisitive, and self-confident students approach their school experience with curiosity, passion, and engagement. We view all of our employees as role models and mentors in guiding our students through their educational journey.

Summer@Sayre Associate

Summer@Sayre is looking for enthusiastic applicants to be a part of our eight-week summer program. Applicant must love working and interacting with children, ages 2 – 11. Experience with children in large group settings or as an individual is preferred. Applicant must be 18 years old and complete required on-line training. A valid driver’s license and a background check is required.

Sayre School recognizes and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.  Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs. 

Please contact Andy Fitch at afitch@sayreschool.org or (859) 254-1361 ext. 260 with questions.

Staff Application for Employment at Sayre School

Part-Time PK-2 Preschool Assistant

We are currently accepting applications for a part-time PK-2 preschool assistant for the 2019-20 school year. This position is part-time, five hours a day, Monday through Friday. This position does not come with benefits. 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.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred but not required. Experience in a Reggio-inspired, project-based, or other constructivist setting is a plus, and experience working in a preschool setting is required.

Start Date: August 2019

Sayre School recognizes and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community. Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.

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 Teaching Assistants

Sayre Lower School in Lexington, KY is seeking part-time preschool assistants to join our collaborative preschool for the 2019-2020 school year. These positions are part-time, 5 hours a day, 5 days a week M-F. These positions do not come with benefits. Experience with Project-based learning, specifically, is a plus, but not a requirement. In addition, strong candidates must love working with young children, possess a healthy respect for children’s learning capabilities, and value creativity.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred but not required. Experience in a Reggio-inspired, project-based, or other constructivist setting is a plus, and experience working in a preschool setting is required.

Start Date: August 2019

 

Sayre School recognizes and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.  Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs. 

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.

Physical Education Teacher

Sayre School is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, hard-working, positive role model to join our Physical Education Department. The candidate will teach, plan, and challenge students in all divisions, Lower, Middle, and Upper School in activities that promote healthy living in students. The candidate must have a undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Health and at experience is a plus. Private school experience and Master’s Degree are a plus as well.

  • Teaching classes Physical Education and Health at Pre-School, Elementary, Middle and Upper levels.
  • Coaching after-school athletics
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong classroom management
  • Be an active participant in the life of the school
  • Participating in faculty meeting
  • Taking advantage of professional growth opportunities and presenting learning to the community
  • Working cooperatively with other physical education teachers in planning and implementing a comprehensive physical education program
  • Maintain standards of excellence for supervision and student engagement
  • Plan and ensure that curriculum and lessons are designed to meet the needs of multiple levels of skill and a wide range of learners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with faculty team members are of paramount importance.
  • Motivate students of varying ability
  • Supervise, encourage, counsel, and evaluate students
  • Perform additional duties as needed (serve on school-wide committees, coaching, etc)

Sayre School recognizes and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.  Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and list of references to Cindy Eason at ceason@sayreschool.org. 

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.

Sayre School recognizes and respects the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.  Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We welcome candidates celebrating the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.

 Staff Application for Employment at Sayre School


It is the policy of Sayre School to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other reason prohibited by law.

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