Sayre School is seeking a passionate and collaborative Physical Education teacher who is committed to supporting students' physical abilities and helping them develop habits they can use for the rest of their lives. The candidate will teach, organize, and challenge students in activities that promote physical activity among students from Pre-School through 9thGrade. Sayre is an independent Pre-K -12 school in Lexington, KY, and our mission focuses on fostering academic excellence, embracing challenge and cultivating integrity.
The successful candidate holds a degree in in Physical Education and has teaching experience in both Physical Education and Health. The position includes teaching pre-school, elementary, and middle school classes and a freshman health class along with Human Development and Sex Education in the Middle and Lower School.The goal is to develop motor skills and physical development among all students, to teach good decision-making skills, and to improve students’ awareness of health related topics. The candidate needs the ability to encourage and motivate students, and must have strong speaking and listening skills.
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. Sayre defines diversity as differences embodied in (but not limited to) age, ethnicity, 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.
To learn more about Sayre School, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.