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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Dining Staff – Utilities

Please direct resume and cover letter to employment@thelexingtonschool.org. Department: Dining Services Job Category: Full Time - Non-ExemptReports To: Director of Dining Services Work Schedule: General working hours are 7:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Some evening and weekend availability for special events needed School year position (August – June) Pay Range: •$13-$14/hour POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES •Setting up dining hall for service •Cleaning dinnerware during and after each service •Follow PPE protocols/Maintain clean and orderly workspace •Ability to walk, stand, crouch during working hours •Ability to lift up 50lbs •Follow prep list assigned by Food Service Director or Supervisor •Work in an efficient manner, clean as you go, follow all Health Department Guidelines as well as facility HACCP. •Perform basic cooking duties of assigned station and other duties as assigned by supervisor •Ensure all food and other items are stored and labeled properly. •Follow the assigned menu, but work creatively within the menu (with approval from supervisor). •Must use gloves, aprons, and protective eyewear when handling hot items, cleaners/hazardous chemicals, using knives, meat slicers or any sharp objects (OSHA regulated). •Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by way of cleaning during prep, after service dishes, prep surfaces, floors, trash removal, etc. •Serve students in an efficient manner with a positive demeanor. •Ability to walk, stand, maintain balance, crouch, lift up to 50 lbs., bend, stoop, and reach above shoulder level. •Assist in preparations for special events •Perform other kitchen duties as assigned. BENEFITS •Employer paid Health, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability. •Generous paid time off •Optional Vision, Critical Illness SKILLS & ABILITIES Physical Demands Lift/Carry 21-50 lbs Stand Walk Sit Maintain Balance Reach Outward Reach Above Shoulder Push/Pull 41-100 lbs Squat or Kneel Bend Other Requirements: •Reliable Transportation •Satisfactory background check results •Any other licenses, certifications to support the Dining Service including but not limited to those required by local, state, and Federal laws and regulations.. **The Lexington School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Dining Staff – Prep Cook

Please direct resume and cover letter to employment@thelexingtonschool.org. Department: Dining Services Job Category: Full Time - Non-ExemptReports To: Director of Dining Services Work Schedule: General working hours are 7:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Some evening and weekend availability for special events needed School year position (August – June) Pay Range: •$14 – 16/hour POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES • Follow prep list assigned by Food Service Director or Supervisor •Work in an efficient manner, clean as you go, follow all Health Department Guidelines as well as facility HACCP. •Perform basic cooking duties of assigned station and other duties as assigned by supervisor •Ensure all food and other items are stored and labeled properly, including food and other items you have not prepared. •You have the responsibility to follow the assigned menu and recipes but the freedom to work creatively within the menu (with approval from supervisor). •Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by way of cleaning during prep, after service dishes, prep surfaces, floors, trash removal, etc. •Serve students in an efficient manner with a positive demeanor. •Ability to walk, stand, maintain balance, crouch, lift up to 50 lbs., bend, stoop, and reach above shoulder level. •Assist in preparations for special events •Perform other kitchen duties as assigned. BENEFITS •Employer paid Health, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability. •Generous paid time off •Optional Vision, Critical Illness SKILLS & ABILITIES Education: High school graduate or equivalency. Physical Demands Lift/Carry 21-50 lbs Stand Walk Sit Maintain Balance Reach Outward Reach Above Shoulder Squat or Kneel Bend Push/Pull 41-100 lbs Other Requirements: •Reliable Transportation •Satisfactory background check results •Any other licenses, certifications to support the Dining Service including but not limited to those required by local, state, and Federal laws and regulations. **The Lexington School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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. jbottoms@thelexingtonschool.org