Employment

The Lexington School is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported.
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.

Open Positions

List of 3 news stories.

  • Music Teacher

    If you have experience inspiring and engaging children and stretching talented young people to their greatest potential, please contact The Lexington School regarding a Lower-Middle School music teaching position for the 2019-2020 year.
     
    The successful candidate will exhibit a passion for and sustained commitment to music, both in performing and educating which will result in a rigorous and joyful musical learning experience for all students in a K-8 independent school.
     
    Our music curriculum reflects the National Standards of the National Association for Music Education. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
     
    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.
     
    Please email your resume, philosophy of teaching and 3 references to employment@thelexingtonschool.org
  • Middle School Division Head

    The Lexington School is seeking a dynamic educational leader to be our next Middle School Division Head.  The Lexington School is a nationally renowned, two-year old through eighth grade independent school located in Lexington, Kentucky.  Founded in 1959, the school currently enrolls 600 students and employs 125 faculty and staff who work together to fulfill the school’s mission.  
     
    The Middle School Division Head must be forward-thinking, dynamic, hard-working, creative, and disciplined, coupled with a warm, genuine affection for children and an understanding of the parents and teachers who nurture them. The best candidate will exhibit a clear commitment to academic excellence and life-long learning.
     
    The ideal candidate will have strong peer leadership and communication skills, familiarity with school administrative systems, procedures, and practices, and a solid commitment to education and 21st-century learning principles. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and a willingness to innovate, collaborate, and challenge. 
     
    Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Middle School Division Head advises the Head of School on all matters pertaining to the division and is responsible for upholding the school’s mission, philosophy, policies, and standards. The Middle School Division Head serves as the division’s chief administrator while working together with a team of 22 dedicated faculty members serving 180 students. The Middle School Division Head is an integral, contributing member of the administrative team.
     
    Candidates should have experience in middle school curriculum and instruction, teacher supervision, and proven leadership skills.A master's degree or higher is required.
     
    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.
     
    To apply please submit cover letter with resume, Philosophy of Education and 3 references by email to Una MacCarthy at umaccarthy@thelexingtonschool.org.
  • Substitute Teaching

    The Lexington School welcomes resumes from individuals interested in substitute teaching in our preschool, lower school, middle school divisions and The Learning Center, our division for bright students with language-based learning differences. 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 Ryan Bowers by email.
The Lexington School was recently 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 business headquarters.  Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington and its surrounding areas offer an excellent quality of life.
To apply for any of the positions listed above, please email a cover letter along with your résumé, three references, and (for teaching positions) philosophy of education to the attention of:
Mary Beth Noel
The Lexington School
1050 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY 40504
The mission of The Lexington School is to provide an education of the highest quality to students in preschool through middle school. In a structured, nurturing environment, The Lexington School seeks to instill integrity, a life-long enthusiasm for learning, and a strong work ethic.
1050 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY 40504
Phone:
 859.278.0501
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 859.278.8604
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