Employment Opportunities

Spring Garden Waldorf School was founded in 1981 and is an accredited member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. SGWS serves 188 students from Pre-K through Grade 8. Our expanding curriculum includes Spanish, Choral, Orchestra, Woodwork, Handwork, Physical Education, Gardening and Extra Lesson.

Spring Garden is located on 12 rural acres near Akron, Ohio and is approximately 30 minutes from Cleveland. An established school of more than 30 years, Spring Garden is proud to have healthy finances, strong enrollment and a Board of Trustees committed to consistently improving faculty benefits. We also have a strong mentoring program and a commitment to continuing education.

Come to the Great Lakes Region! Northeast Ohio is home to many features of interest such as Summit County Metroparks, which are contiguous with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, two of the top library systems in the country, one of the best symphony orchestras in the world, one of the largest theater districts in the country, two renowned art museums, Crown Point Ecology Center, just to name a few!

Consider returning to your roots or trying the heartland for the first time. The changes of the season here are breathtaking. Share this wonder with the children at Spring Garden Waldorf School.

Spring Garden Waldorf School recruits and hires people of any gender, race, color, ethnic origin, or any other protected class or group to all the rights and privileges of all its programs and activities.

Come and join our growing school!  Spring Garden Waldorf School is now hiring for the following positions:

 

Strings Teacher

Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Strings Teacher who will be responsible for providing instruction to students in grades three through eight, beginning in the fall of 2016.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Strings Teacher who demonstrates skill and knowledge of multiple aspects of teaching strings including music theory, music arrangement and transposition, and basic instrument maintenance.

The successful candidate will demonstrate that he or she can create a dynamic, lively and well-structured curriculum and learning environment that is engaging and enlivening.  We also seek a colleague committed to building strong collegial and parent relationships, and one who is committed to self-development.  Bachelor’s Degree required; Waldorf Training and Experience preferred.

If you would like to join our outstanding faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to learn@sgws.org, or mail to SGWS, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, Ohio 44321.

 

Early Childhood Assistant:

Duties include assisting the lead teacher, setting up the classroom, preparing snacks, and providing disciplinary support.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Hours are Wednesday through Friday, with both morning and afternoon positions available.

If you would like to join our outstanding faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to learn@sgws.org, or mail to SGWS, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, Ohio 44321.

 

Aftercare Specialist

Duties include providing after school care to students from Pre-K through Class 8.  Applicants shoudl have direct experience working with children and an education background.  Work hours:  Monday through Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. and several designated dates for school events.

If you would like to join our outstanding faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to learn@sgws.org, or mail to SGWS, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, Ohio 44321.

 

Grades Support Person

Duties include providing support to grades classes during main lesson and subject classes and supervising students during transitions and recess. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:20 to 12:20. Bachelor’s degree required; Waldorf training and experience preferred.

If you would like to join our outstanding faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to learn@sgws.org or mail to SGWS, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, OH  44321.

 

Substitutes

While the hours for substitutes vary, the earliest start time is 8:00 a.m. and the latest end time is 3:30 p.m.  Substitute teachers must have a bachelor’s degree, a current FBI/BCI check, and a Substitute Teacher’s License (though holders of a current Ohio Professional Teacher’s License or Non-Tax Certificate are exempt from having to obtain further licensing).

Submit resumes to learn@sgws.org, and include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.