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.

Director of Academic Services

Sayre School, an independent, college preparatory day school in Lexington, KY, seeks a dedicated and engaged individual to lead the Academic Services departmentThe goal of Sayre’s Academic Services program is to support and enrich student achievement while encouraging development of self-advocacy skills and awareness of personal learning strengths and needs. 

Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Academic Services coordinates learning support services for the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools (PK2-12th grade). 

The responsibilities of the Director of Academic Services include but are not limited to:

• Lead and supervise a staff of seven learning specialist addressingstudent needs in all three academic divisions.
• Develop and maintain student Individual Learning Plans, meet withfaculty to communicate suggested accommodations. 
• Communicate regularly with parents regarding their child’s needs and progress. 
• Develop and implement school wide professional development for teachers.
• Work closely with admissions regarding new student enrollment. Communicate and meet with all prospective families interested in or needing academic services supports. 
• Collaborate regularly with division heads and school counselors.
• Plan and maintain departmental budget. Oversee monthly billing process.
• Coordinate hearing, speech and language screenings school wide, follow-up communication with parents.
• Coordinate school wide reading benchmarking three times yearly.
• Maintain a roster of outside service providers, communicating regularly to ensure a continuity of goals and services provided to families.
• Organize and maintain student records. 
• Provide guidance to students with disabilities as they transition to college.

Ideal candidates will have:

• A Master’s degree in special education, educational psychology or a related field
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• A minimum of five-years experience, preferably serving in a leadership role

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. To find out more about Sayre School, please access our website at www.sayreschool.org. 

Applicants are asked to email a cover letter and resume to Stephen Manella, Head of School, at smanella@sayreschool.org.

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.

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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