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.

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.

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 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. 

Health and Physical Education Teacher

Sayre School is seeking a passionate and collaborative educator to join our Health/PE department in a newly established leadership role. This individual will be responsible for coordinating the PK-12 Health curriculum, which includes Human Development and Sexuality in all divisions. As a member of the Wellness Advisory Committee, this individual will work closely with the School Counselor and Physical Education Department Chair in planning and implementing programming focused on the development of healthy bodies, minds, and relationships, and sound decision-making.

The position also entails the teaching of several sections of Physical Education. We are committed to supporting students’ physical abilities and helping them develop positive health habits they can use for the rest of their lives. The Health and Physical Education Teacher will fulfill a critical role in these efforts.

The ideal candidates for this position should possess a degree in Health Education, or an equivalent degree, and 3-5 years teaching experience in both Health and Physical Education. A comfort working with students of all age levels, the ability to encourage and motivate students, and excellent communication skills are all a must.

Sayre is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work. Located in historic, downtown Lexington, Kentucky, Sayre School recognizes 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.  Our mission focuses on fostering academic excellence, embracing challenge and cultivating integrity. To learn more about Sayre, please access our website at www.sayreschool.org.Applicants are asked to email a cover letter, resume, and references to Cindy Eason, Department Chair of Physical Education and Health at ceason@sayreschool.org.

Summer @ Sayre

Summer@Sayre is now hiring for the following positions: Two year old lead counselor, assistant counselors and floaters for the 2020 camp season.  Our camp season will begin June 1st and end July 31st. This is a nine week program that requires experienced, dedicated individuals who have a strong desire to positively impact the lives of our young campers. All applicants must be able to pass the state background check, provide negative T.B. test, complete required on-line training, and transcript.

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.

If interested please contact Andy Fitch, afitch@sayreschool.org.

 Staff Application for Employment at Sayre School

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.

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

 

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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