Sayre School is currently accepting applications for a dedicated math teacher who loves Middle School students to fill a long-term sub position. Sayre’s mission focuses on fostering academic excellence, embracing challenge, and cultivating integrity. The Middle School places special emphasis on meeting the needs of the whole child in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional, and aesthetic development.
Sayre School is committed to equity and justice, and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. Appreciating the broad spectrum of human diversity, we embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. We believe diversity inspires personal and academic growth. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.
Job responsibilities and expectations include:
-Teaching five classes in mathematics (Math 6 and Algebra)
-Helping with a group of advisees
-Working collaboratively with a team of Middle School teachers
-Writing narrative term comments about students
-Duties at the school including supporting COVID guidelines for the return to school
Students in our classes are engaged in active learning. They develop critical thinking skills, the ability to collaborate, and a love of learning. We emphasize the development of the whole child. As a faculty, we enjoy each other and a collegial working environment. This is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work.
Applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of at least two references to Kristin Seymour, Head of Middle School, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 194 N. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, 40507. **Please include the words “Math Position” in the subject line.
Mission: Sayre School provides an innovative and inclusive learning environment that empowers students to achieve academic excellence, embrace challenge, and cultivate integrity in order to lead purposeful lives in an ever-changing world.
The successful candidate holds a Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Mathematics or Education, a passion for teaching, an active curiosity about kids and their success, an interest in collaborating with a team of teachers, a strong sense of purpose in education, and expertise in teaching in a strong, differentiated curriculum including experiential learning. An active curiosity about kids of this age, openness to all forms of human diversity, flexibility and a sense of humor are key. Sayre Middle School has a 1-to-1 iPad program, and therefore our teachers are familiar with integrating technology into the curriculum and the ability to switch to remote teaching when needed. This is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work.
About Sayre School
Established in 1854, Sayre School is an independent PS through 12th grade college preparatory co-educational school located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. A second campus, comprising a 50-acre athletic complex and farm, is several miles outside of town.