About TLS


The Lexington School is committed to leadership in education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school seeks applications from candidates who will contribute impactfully to an environment in which all individuals are valued and encouraged to be their best. The Lexington School is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit, ability, and qualifications. The Lexington School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Lexington School is recognized as the #2 best private elementary school in the nation by The Best Schools organization.  It is located in Lexington, Kentucky. A growing and thriving community, Lexington is home to the University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, and many national businesses and medical headquarters. Known for high tech, higher ed, health care, and horses, Lexington and surrounding areas offer an excellent quality of life.

Leadership Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Executive Assistant to the Head of School

    The Lexington School is seeking a full-time Executive Administrative Assistant to the Head of School to begin immediately. The ideal candidate will be highly skillful in organization and proficient in current technology applications with good analytical abilities.  A background in communications is advantageous. Confidentiality within the office is essential. This position requires excellent people skills, working closely with coworkers, parents, alumni, and students. If you have the experience and qualities as defined, please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to employment@thelexingtonschool.org.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Promote the school’s mission, making it the center of all decisions and actions.
    • Support an atmosphere of trust and openness among teachers, students, and parents.
    • Organize and review daily priorities for the head of school.
    • Schedule, maintain, and confirm the head of school’s appointments and calendar activities.
    • Assist the head of school with work and events related to the board of trustees.
    • Manage all arrangements for faculty/staff meetings and employee events.
    • Review the head of school’s mail and email, and draft responses when necessary.
    • Screen the head of school’s phone calls and take messages.
    • Prepare the head of school’s memoranda.
    • Make travel arrangements for the head of school.
    • Manage expenses for the head of school’s budget.
    • Welcome guests.
    • Complete occasional errands.
    • Assist in planning campus-wide events Assume responsibility for other projects as assigned by the head of school
    Qualification Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5+ years' prior experience in education or as an executive assistant to a high-level school administrator or corporate executive
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills
    • Dedication to a high level of confidentiality
    • Excellent organizational skills while still exhibiting a high degree of flexibility
    • Passionate about the mission and vision of the school
  • Substitute Teacher

    The Lexington School welcomes resumes from individuals interested in substitute teaching in our Preschool, Lower School, Middle School, and The Learning Center. An education degree and/or experience working with children is preferred. Candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter that includes an indication of the specific grade levels and/or subject areas in which they would like to be considered to Judy Bottoms by email.
The Lexington School provides an education of the highest quality in a structured, nurturing community. We instill integrity, a joyful pursuit of learning, and a strong work ethic.
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Lexington, KY 40504
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