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.


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Long-Term Substitute Early Childhood Educator

Sayre Lower School in Lexington, KY is seeking a dynamic, reflective practitioner to fill a long-term substitute position. We desire to hire an experienced, constructivist educator who has expertise in crafting emergent, child-directed curriculum for preschool-aged children.   Experience with Project-based learning, specifically, is preferred. Candidates should have a strong awareness of Developmentally Appropriate Practice and NAEYC standards, a rich understanding of the role of careful observation and documentation in the early childhood classroom, and a collaborative spirit.   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 or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Experience in a Reggio-inspired, project-based, or other constructivist setting, expertise and training in emergent curriculum, and at least 2 years experience working in a preschool setting.

Required Qualifications:   4 year degree, ECE credentials, a minimum of 2 years teaching experience with a preschool population.

Start Date: December 2018

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.


Preschool Substitute Teacher

Sayre Lower School is currently accepting resumes from qualified individuals who are interested in substitute teaching in our preschool program (ages 2-5). We are seeking kind, responsible individuals who enjoy working with very young children.  Priority will be given to candidates who have previous experience with this age group and have already completed the early childhood training components required by Kentucky Child Care Licensing, including the 6 hour orientation.  Please submit a resume and cover letter to lstiles@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.

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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