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Forbes magazine ranks FCPS at No. 1 among Kentucky employers

Forbes magazine puts Fayette County Public Schools at No. 1 in Kentucky in its 2021 ranking of America’s Best Employers by State. “This recognition is a reflection of the incredible students and families we work with, our fantastic team members who go above and beyond on a daily basis, and a community that provides unwavering support,” Superintendent Demetrus Liggins said in a statement. “Education is a people business, where the service we deliver is directly related to the collective talents and efforts of our staff. The members of Team FCPS are some of the most brilliant, passionate, and committed professionals I have ever had the honor to serve alongside.”

Market research firm Statista surveyed 80,000 Americans who work at businesses with 500 or more employees, asking them to rate their employers on a variety of criteria, including safety of work environment, competitiveness of compensation, opportunities for advancement, and openness to telecommuting. According to Forbes, the research company also asked people how likely they were to recommend their employer to others. In Kentucky, Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse ranked second behind FCPS, followed by the University of Kentucky, Baptist Health, and Anthem. 

FCPS currently wants to hire more cafeteria workers, bus drivers and monitors, classroom aides, substitute teachers, and other support staff. Visit the district's job listings for details.

Source: Herald-Leader

(Posted Sept. 5, 2021)