The College of Education welcomes employment, volunteer, and internship announcements in fields related to majors we offer. To submit an announcement to this website, please fill out the posting request form.

Opportunities posted to this page are shared as a courtesy and do not constitute the endorsement of the College of Education.

Job Fairs

University of Kentucky Education Career Fair

Post Date: 8/11/17

Rachel Hoover
(859) 218-0384

Education Career Fair
Tuesday, March 27
Woodford Reserve Room at UK Kroger Field
Free Parking!

Please join us to learn about teacher/education jobs located regionally in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and nationally.

Expiration Date 3/28/2018

CKEC Educator Recruitment Fair

Post Date: 8/11/17

Dee Beeler Jones

Central Kentucky districts will be hiring for nearly all positions for the 2018-2019 school year.  Administrators, Teachers, and Student Teachers are invited to attend the Central Kentucky Educational (CKEC) Educator Recruitment Fair.   Please join us for conversations and cookies!

Applicants should bring a cover letter and a copy of their current resume to present to each district representative in attendance at the fair.

When: April 17th, 2018
Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Location: CKEC Training Center: 2331 Fortune Dr. Lexington, KY

Expiration Date 4/18/2018


Paid Opportunities

Living Arts & Science Center
Post Date: 11/21/17
Contact: Katherine Bullock
(859) 252-5222

The Living Arts & Science Center in downtown Lexington is hiring a STEM focused education intern (for 69 hours completed before the end of April 2018).  We are looking for an individual with a strong background in earth/space science and/or physics / astronomy that is outgoing and interested in helping us expand our programming for middle and high school audiences and the general public in a hands-on fashion.  Please email letter of interest to

Expiration Date: 4/1/2018

Building Education for Students Today
Post Date: 10/10/17
Contact: Wanda Mattingly
(859) 489-4244

Intern positions to work with students, helping with homework and etc. from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bryan Station Middle School. Great experience and very rewarding.

Expiration Date: 5/31/2018

UK Human Resources/Work-Life
Post Date: 9/12/17
Contact: Azetta Beatty
(859) 257-2648

Big Blue Family Care is a network of current UK students who provide occasional, paid childcare and pet care for UK families. We make it simple for you to connect with UK families seeking high-quality care. For more info visit

Expiration Date: 8/1/2018

Best Brains Learning Center
Post Date: 1/9/17
Contact: Shahana Asra
(859) 513-1188

Best Brains Learning Centers of Lexington, KY is looking for enthusiastic teachers to teach Math and/or English to students, in a fun learning environment. Substitute teachers or students working towards their certification are encouraged to apply.

Our requirements are:

  • Be able to work with students 5-15 years of age.
  • Be able to communicate with parents about student progress.
  • Very low student to teacher ratio.

Competitive hourly pay with incremental rates based on performance. Curriculum is provided. Teachers are NOT be responsible for coming up with curriculum or class assignments. We provide you with all the required teaching material. All we expect from you, is a positive attitude and a passion for teaching.

Our location :
3101 Clays Mill Rd., Suite 106, Lexington, KY.

Our hours:
Weeknights: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Weekend (Sat): 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Note: Hours worked can be flexible.

Expiration Date: 1/1/2018

Volunteer Opportunities

Center for Community Outreach
Contact: Christine Leistner
Phone: (740) 707-6958
Date Posted: 11/21/17

Circle of Love is a wonderful program that provides holiday gifts to children in Fayette County who fall below the federal poverty level. Please consider donating toys, clothes, shoes, and money to assist in our efforts to provide each child with something fun and something useful to open for the holidays. If you would like to sponsor individual children, you can email for individual wish lists.
Gifts are due back on Tuesday (November 28) in the Presidents Room of the Singletary Center by 4pm.

If you have any questions please reach out to the Circle of Love account at

Expires: 11/29/17

Dixie Elementary School
Contact: Allyson Bottom
Phone: (859) 509-4409
Date Posted: 7/24/17

The staff at Dixie Elementary is always looking for volunteers to come in and assist the teachers with various projects. This would also be a great opportunity to become familiar with a local elementary school and network with staff. We welcome volunteers from 7:15am – 3:00pm every school day.

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Allyson Bottom, the volunteer coordinator for Dixie PTA, at

In order to volunteer at any Fayette County school, you must be an approved volunteer. To fill out the FCSP volunteer form, please go to

Expires: 05/18/18

Kentucky Horse Park
Contact: Annie Martin
Phone: (859) 259-4267
Date Posted: 7/24/17

Volunteer at the Kentucky Horse Park! We have volunteer opportunities in all 1,200 acres of the farm – directly with horses, in our International Museum of the Horse, Marketing Department, Field Trip tours, help to set-up international equestrian events and more! Horse experience is not required, but if you would like to give it a try, you can take our Hands-On Training course! The volunteer opportunities are endless, contact us today!

Expires: 11/20/17

The Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky
Contact: Jordan Bressler
Phone: N/A
Date Posted: 5/4/17

The Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky (CKUK) is an on-campus student service organization that provides a sustainable approach to reducing food waste on college campuses while also providing healthy meals to those struggling with hunger. Check out our website for more information:

CKUK has a variety of consistent volunteer opportunities this summer including food recovery, cooking, meal delivery, processing of gleaned produce, and gardening. We welcome EVERYONE to volunteer with us…students, faculty, staff, community individuals, and community groups! Find the summer schedule and sign up for shifts at

Expires: 12/8/17

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Contact: Erica Cook
Phone: (859) 254-4175 ext. 28
Date Posted: 8/30/17

Enthusiastic and dedicated tutors needed to share their love for learning with first and second grade students. This after-school tutoring program meets every Tuesday at Booker T. Washington Elementary School from 3-4 pm, October 2017 through May 2018. The clubs offer one-on-one homework help as well as fun, interactive games that support individual learning goals.

Clubs (At a glance):

A criminal background check is required to tutor at the Carnegie Center at AND for your chosen school at
Tutoring pairs meet every Tuesday from 3-4 pm starting October 17th through May 2018.
All tutors must attend an orientation with the teachers and parents at the school on Tuesday, October 3rd 3-4 pm.
Free tutor trainings and classes for tutors are available.
The coordinator will supervise the tutoring sessions, and provide all materials and activities. You’re also welcome to bring your own.
All tutors are allowed to take 1 free class at the Carnegie Center per season.
Tutor recruitment is on a rolling basis- we have students waiting for YOU!

Expires: 05/31/2018