Employment

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.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Spring Garden Waldorf School recruits and admits students and personnel of any racial identification, ancestry, nationality, native language, socioeconomic background, family structure, age, belief system gender, sexual identity, appearance, occupation, and political affiliation, or any other protected class or group, to all the rights and privileges of all of our programs and activities. In addition, the school will not discriminate on the basis of any racial identification, ancestry, nationality, native language, socioeconomic background, family structure, age, belief system gender, sexual identity, appearance, occupation, and political affiliation or any other protected class or group in the administration of our educational policies, scholarships, loans, fee waivers, educational programs, and athletic or extracurricular activities. All are encouraged to apply.

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 and Orchestra Teacher. This person will be responsible for providing instruction to children in grades 3 through 8 beginning in the fall of 2020. The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher, who demonstrates the followings skill and knowledge: strings instruction, ensemble direction, music theory, music arrangement and transposition, knowledge of other orchestral instruments, and basic instrument maintenance. The successful candidate will demonstrate that he or she can create an engaging and well-structured curriculum and learning environment. We seek a colleague committed to building strong collegial and parent relationships, and someone who is committed to self-development. Bachelor’s degree required; Waldorf training and experience preferred. Work hours for the position are approximately 18 hours over three days.

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

Grades Teacher

Spring Garden Waldorf School is excited to announce that it is seeking a Grades Class teacher to join our faculty beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.

Spring Garden Waldorf School was founded in 1981 and is an accredited member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. SGWS serves 184 students from Pre-K through Grade 8.

Spring Garden is located on 12 rural acres near Akron, Ohio and a short drive to Cleveland. As an established school, SGWS 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.

The Great Lakes Region of Northeast Ohio offers unsurpassed educational and medical facilities. It is home to Summit County and Cleveland Metro parks, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and excellent cultural opportunities including the Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, and many outstanding museums.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, with preference given to those with a certification in Waldorf education. We value excellent teaching and classroom management skills, as well as a deep understanding of child development. We also seek a colleague committed to building strong collegial and parent relationships, and one who is committed to self-development.

Please forward this opportunity to others who may be interested. SGWS is an equal opportunity employer. If you would like to join our faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to learn@sgws.org, attn: Grades Teacher Hiring Committee or mail to SGWS, 1791 S. Jacoby Rd., Copley, Ohio 44321.