Lexington Public Schools

Profile:
Student Enrollment: 7,100 No. of Staff: 1,300
Approximate No. of Teachers Hired Each Year: 85
Approximate No. of Paras/Aides Hired Each Year: 30
Accessible by Public Transportation or Commuter Rail? Yes.

Contact:
Monica Visco, Director of Human Resources

The following three core purposes represent the essential and enduring commitments of the Lexington Public School community:
  • Academic excellence
  • Respectful and caring relationships
  • A culture of reflection, conversation and commitment to continuous improvement.
Lexington has been consistently expanding efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce who is more reflective of our student body.

Q: What’s Lexington like to work and/or live in?
Lexington is a respectful, professional, and inclusive community.

Q: What type of support do you offer new teachers?
New Teachers are given a mentor and are enrolled in our “Better Beginnings” three tiered level of professional development. The entire school community supports all new staff to ensure their success and development regardless of their level of experience.

Q: What general attributes does Lexington seek in teachers?
Lexington seeks staff who are well trained, professional, and embrace our core values of inclusivity and respect.

Q: Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to your district?
Contact any of our staff to investigate what it’s like to work here in Lexington, reach out to Human Resources or see us at any number of recruitment events in the spring.