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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Part-Time Preschool Teaching Assistants

Sayre Lower School in Lexington, KY is seeking part-time preschool assistants to join our collaborative preschool for the 2018-2019 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 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 at lstiles@sayreschool.org

Lower School Music Teacher

A unique opportunity to join a dynamic faculty in a progressive, independent school as the Preschool through 4th grade music teacher is currently available at Sayre School in Lexington, KY. Set in the heart of downtown Lexington, Sayre Lower School deeply values teamwork, integration across the subject areas, and child-centered curriculum. In August, the Lower School will move into a brand new facility that includes a beautiful space for music instruction and performance.

We are seeking a qualified music teacher who would thrive not only leading our formal music instruction, but also supporting musical integration into rich, project work, play and grade level performances. This is a role which not only allows for creativity and flexibility, but demands it! This is an incredible opportunity for the right person who loves to work collaboratively, who possesses a robust understanding of how children acquire and develop musical skills and concepts, and who relishes the opportunity to work across 8 years of development from our youngest learners (2 year olds) through our very capable 4th graders.

Requirements for this position include an earned degree in Music Education (BME), piano proficiency, the ability to develop music curriculum with an appropriate sequence of musical concepts and skills based on National Standards for the Arts, 3 or more years of experience teaching elementary/preschool music with methodologies such as Orff-Schulwerk, Kolday, Dalcroze or Gordon MLT, certified in Orff-Schulwerk, ability to communicate effectively with teachers and families, and a desire to collaborate with grade level and fine arts teachers as a part of an energetic team. Masters Degree in Music Education preferred.

We are looking for someone genuine, kind and capable who brings a sense of humor and a practical approach to working with young children. We value process over product and feel the arts are a critical component that should be woven through all that we do. Any successful candidate must enjoy working closely with others. Opportunities to lead after school Chorus and Orff Ensemble are available.

Start Date: August 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 three references to Luanne Stiles at lstiles@sayreschool.org.

Assistant Cross Country & Track Coach

The primary responsibilities include assisting the head coach, scheduling and related administrative duties involved with the cross-country and outdoor track and field programs.
Essential qualifications for this position include:
-Running or athletic background
-Willingness to collaborate
-Demonstrated interpersonal and professional skills and ability to motivate and relate in a positive manner to students, staff, and the community
-Prior coaching experience is preferred

Please contact Director of Athletics, Richard Little for further information at rlittle@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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