Employment

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Part Time Math Teacher

Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking a part-time middle school Math Teacher for three mornings a week to join our faculty beginning in the 2022-23 school year to teach math to grades 6 & 8. We value excellent teaching, expert classroom management techniques, an understanding of child development, and a joy for teaching. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and experience teaching middle school grades math. Spring Garden Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected], attn: Teacher Hiring Committee.

Before and Aftercare

Duties include providing before and after school care to students from Pre-K through Grade 8. Applicants should have direct experience working with children, an education background and an interest in Waldorf education. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:15-8:30 am and 3:00-6:00 pm with the possibility of combining with other opportunities.
Spring Garden Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected], attn: Hiring Committee.

Director of Development

Duties include planning and developing strategies, goal setting, coordination and evaluation of all key development efforts including philanthropic revenue generation, annual giving, fundraising events, alumni relations, communications materials, and grants. This individual will work as chief fundraiser of the school and personally identify, cultivate and develop meaningful relationships with potential funding sources and community partnerships.
The successful candidate will demonstrate: proven success in setting and meeting fundraising goals; knowledge and experience identifying and cultivating prospects, and managing all aspects of donor stewardship including tracking, reporting and database development and management; excellent communication skills; and the ability to work and interact effectively with many different types of people. Bachelor’s Degree required with experience in Waldorf Education preferred. This is a full-time salaried position. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and three references to [email protected].

Athletic Department

Spring Garden is hiring the following positions within our athletic department:
Assistant coaches for cross country and basketball (CYO designates these as girls and boys basketball): Duties include supporting head coach, leading and assisting with practice sessions, attending practices and competitions within the season, and maintaining team statistics.
Head coaches for basketball (CYO designates these as girls and boys basketball.): Duties include planning and executing practice sessions, setting practice schedule, communicating with parents, attending practices and competitions within the season, distribution of uniforms and equipment.
These are seasonal, part-time positions of Spring Garden Waldorf School, paid by stipend. All positions report to the athletic director. Qualifications include a high school diploma and previous experience as an athlete and working with students. Previous experience coaching middle-school age students is preferred.
Cross country season runs approximately from the end of July through mid-October. Basketball season runs approximately from November through early February.
Please send resume and letter of intent to [email protected] if you are interested.

More About Working at Spring Garden Waldorf School

Spring Garden Waldorf School was founded in 1981 and is an accredited member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. SGWS serves 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.