Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1981, Spring Garden Waldorf School is a Pre-K through Class 8 Waldorf School with a current enrollment of 165 students. Our expanding curriculum includes Spanish, German, Choral, Orchestra, Woodwork, Handwork, Gardening and Extra Lesson.

Spring Garden is located on 12 rural acres near Akron, Ohio and is approximately 20 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.

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

Part Time Assistant: Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking a part time Assistant to support Admissions, Marketing, and Development.  Applicant must have high school diploma or equivalent, 3 years of customer service or non-profit experience, and strong computer skills.  Interested parties should send letter of intent and resume with 3 professional references to:  Spring Garden Waldorf School, Attn: Director of Admissions and Marketing, 1791 Jacoby Rd. Copley, OH 44321.  Deadline to apply is July 31st.

Strings Teacher:  Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Strings Teacher who will be responsible for providing instruction to children in grades three through eight beginning in the fall of 2014.  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. 

Bachelor’s Degree required; Waldorf Training and Experience preferred. 

Interested candidates please submit a resume and three letters of reference to learn@sgws.org, attention Strings Hiring Committee.

 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.