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Model Laboratory School at Eastern Kentucky University provides a world-class K-12 educational experience designed to prepare the next generation of leaders. Our school features small class sizes, specialized programming, and a collaborative team of education professionals devoted to sharing their passion in the classroom.
Interested in Applying?
Model is a public K-12 educational lab school located in Richmond, Kentucky. Interested candidates may also send a cover letter and resume to John Williamson and Donna McGuire.
Model Laboratory School is a part of the Eastern Kentucky University community. To view Model's job openings, visit the Eastern Kentucky University job posting site. Full-time faculty positions are also listed on the Kentucky Educator Placement Services website.
2021-22 Certified Salary Schedule
2021-22 Classified Salary Schedule
Revised 2020-21 Pay Scale for Substitute Teachers and Paraeducators– Substitute teachers are needed!
Model Faculty & Staff are EKU Employees!
When you join the Model Family, you're also part of the greater Eastern Kentucky University community. In fact, Model faculty members have the opportunity to apply for tenure at the university as Model faculty members. A career at EKU not only provides opportunities to participate in meaningful work, but offers a variety of benefits and perks for employees and their families.
EKU Tuition for You or Your Family
If you’re interested in earning your Master’s degree, Rank I, or doctoral degree, EKU supports career development and the pursuit of higher education for employees and their families. Model employees, and a spouse or dependent, are eligible for a tuition waiver of up to six credit hours per semester for academic courses taken at EKU. Additionally, an employee may transfer their tuition benefit, enabling their spouse or a dependent a tuition waiver of up to 12 credit hours per semester. Learn more about EKU’s tuition waiver.
Model Faculty also participate in engaging professional learning and development opportunities throughout the school year in association with the EKU Center for Educator Excellence.
Comprehensive Benefits Package
EKU offers a generous benefits package, including a variety of health and life insurance plans as well as contributions to individual employee retirement plans. Employees and their families also have access to dental, vision, supplemental life and other benefit options. Learn more about EKU’s benefits package.
BluMine Health Clinic
Located off-site but close to campus, the BluMine Health Clinic provides preventative, acute and chronic care services with zero co-pays for employees on EKU’s health plan, and their spouses and children. Because the Clinic is exclusive to members, wait times are short!
Get rewarded for healthy habits! EKU’s wellness program offers fun activities, health challenges and wellness-related learning opportunities. Employees can earn up to $400 applied toward health-care premiums per year by participating in the wellness program. Learn more about EKU’s wellness program.
Being part of EKU’s campus community affords employees various other perks, such as access to technology, campus events, memberships and employee discounts on car rentals, hotels, cell phone plans, auto and home insurance, software, and at local restaurants.