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.

Teaching Assistant

We are currently accepting applications for part-time preschool assistants for our preschool program.  These positions are 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday 7:30 to 12:30 or 10:15 to 3:15.  These are hourly and do not come with benefits. Our preschools are joyful places that build children’s knowledge and skills through play-based curriculum and project work.  This is a support position which includes setting up and cleaning up lunch, assisting with nap time, diapering if applicable, cleaning and organizing materials and tables, stocking materials and otherwise assisting the lead teacher. 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, but we are willing to train a positive, energetic and kind person.  Required:  Minimum of a High School diploma. The successful candidate will need to complete background checks and required training.

Start Date:   August, 2020 (School Year 20-21)

Sayre School is an independent PK-12 school in the heart of downtown Lexington.  We offer a competitive salary and full benefits, as well as professional development opportunities. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and list of references to Luanne Stiles at lstiles@sayreschool.org.

Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. Sayre School is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or age.

Elementary Educator

Sayre Lower School is seeking a progressive and passionate educator to join our elementary team beginning August, 2020.  We desire an individual with the knowledge and skill to craft an engaging, student-centered curriculum which includes strong, conceptually driven instruction in math, reading, language arts and social studies.  Experience with project work is a plus!  Ideal candidates will be collaborative team players who relish the opportunity to weave rich, contextual, integrated curriculum and work closely with colleagues across disciplines and age groups.  We seek to hire an individual with a strong understanding of child development, knowledge of child-directed learning approaches, expertise and experience in all areas of elementary curriculum, and a healthy dose of humor and kindness.

Successful candidates will:

  • Have strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and good organization.

  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early or elementary education; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Have experience teaching at the Lower School level; at least 3 year of experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrate an innovative and energetic approach to teaching which is compatible with the school’s philosophy and demonstrates knowledge of 21st century skills, differentiated instruction and inquiry-based learning.

  • Be committed to professional growth and collaboration with the broader Lower School faculty.

  • Possess a true love for working with children in these critically important and formative elementary years.

  • Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references including contact information. All material should be sent electronically to Luanne Stiles, Assistant to the Head of Lower School, at lstiles@sayreschool.org 

Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. Sayre School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. Sayre School values a diverse community and complies with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination.

Preschool Substitute Teacher

Sayre Lower School is currently accepting resumes from qualified individuals who are interested in substitute teaching in preschool. We are seeking kind, responsible individuals who enjoy working with preschool aged children. Please submit a resume and cover letter to lstiles@sayreschool.org.

Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. Sayre School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. Sayre School values a diverse community and complies with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination.

K-12 Substitute Teacher

Sayre School is currently accepting applications for kindergarten through grade twelve substitute teachers. Sayre’s mission focuses on fostering academic excellence, embracing challenge, and cultivating integrity. We meet the needs of the whole child in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional, and aesthetic development.

The successful candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree, a passion for teaching, and an active curiosity about kids and their success. Openness to all forms of human diversity, flexibility and a sense of humor are key. This is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work.

Sayre School is committed to equity and justice, and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. Appreciating the broad spectrum of human diversity, we embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. We believe diversity inspires personal and academic growth. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.

Students in our classes are engaged in active learning. They develop critical thinking skills, the ability to collaborate, and a love of learning. We emphasize the development of the whole child. As a faculty, we enjoy each other and a collegial working environment.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of at least two references to the appropriate Administrative Assistant below:

For the Lower School : Luanne Stiles

For the Middle School: Sarah Leer

For the Upper School: Robin Haden

**Please include the words “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line.

Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. Sayre School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. Sayre School values a diverse community and complies with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination.

Buildings and Grounds Staff

Buildings and Grounds 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.

 Staff Application for Employment at Sayre School (Revised May 12, 2020)

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.

 Staff Application for Employment at Sayre School (Revised May 12, 2020)

  

Based on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CARES Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Cindy Eason, Title IX Compliance Officer, 194 North Limestone Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, (859) 254-1361 ext. 222, ceason@sayreschool.org; Rich Little, Title IX Compliance Officer, 194 North Limestone Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, (859) 254-1361 ext. 221, rlittle@sayreschool.org; Brooks McLamb, Section 504 Compliance Officer, 194 North Limestone Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, (859) 254-1361 ext. 213, bmclamb@sayreschool.org; or the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

Posted May 12, 2020


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