Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1981, Spring Garden Waldorf School is a Pre-K through Class 8 Waldorf School with a current enrollment of 160 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 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.

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

Spanish Teacher

Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced part-time Spanish Teacher who will be responsible for providing instruction to children in Grades One through Eight.

The ideal candidate has training and experience teaching Spanish and working at a Waldorf school.  We value excellent teaching and classroom management skills, and a deep understanding of child development. We also seek a teacher interested in self-development and  building strong collegial and parent relationships.

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Waldorf certification is preferred. To apply, please send a resume and three reference letters to learn@sgws.org,  Attn: Spanish Teacher Hiring Committee or mail to Spring Garden Waldorf School, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, Ohio 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.