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The Seven Hills School is located in two eclectic suburban neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati. Our Hillsdale Campus is located at 5400 Red Bank Road in Madisonville and our Doherty Campus is located at 2726 Johnstone Place in East Walnut Hills.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SEVEN HILLS SCHOOL

HOW TO APPLY

An equal opportunity employer, Seven Hills encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Candidates should send a cover letter (mentioning you are a CS&A candidate, if applicable), resume, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of university transcripts to Andi Guess, administrative assistant to the Head of School, at andi.guess@7hills.org or mail materials to Andi Guess at The Seven Hills School, 5400 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227.

Seven Hills is an independent, nonsectarian college preparatory school.

The Seven Hills School is an equal opportunity employer.


2019-20 openings

Doherty Lower School Art Teacher

The Seven Hills School is seeking an elementary art teacher for grades pre-kindergarten through fifth for the Doherty Campus.  Teaching experience and an understanding of best practices at the elementary level is a prerequisite with three or more years of teaching experience. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required with a master’s degree preferred. The ideal candidate will nurture students’ abilities to express personal style, experiment with unfamiliar ideas and materials, and value the process of creating artwork as much as the product.

Necessary skills include a passion for art education and for teaching students with a wide range of abilities and interests, strong understanding of curriculum that includes both two and three dimensional work and incorporates a diverse range of artists and their work, and the ability to nurture creativity and exploration. Knowledge of childhood and early adolescent development, academically and socially, is vital to curricular relevance for children pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Primary responsibilities include collaboration with classroom teachers in integrating curriculum and in coordinating instruction.

 

Doherty Lower School Spanish Teacher

The Seven Hills School is seeking a Spanish teacher for grades pre-kindergarten through fifth for the Doherty Campus.  Teaching experience and an understanding of best practices at the elementary level is a prerequisite with three or more years of teaching experience. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required with a masters degree preferred. Necessary skills include fluency in the spoken Spanish language and a mastery of the written language.  Knowledge of childhood and early adolescent development academically and socially is vital to curricular relevance for children pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Primary responsibilities include collaboration with classroom teachers in integrating curriculum and in coordinating instruction.

 

Upper School History Teacher

The Seven Hills School seeks an Upper School History teacher.  The position involves teaching five sections of history with an average class size of 16.  We are particularly interested in candidates with a background and interest in teaching world history and in designing a non-western history elective.

Candidates must have, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in the field and experience teaching high school students.  They should be knowledgeable about all aspect of History instruction, including use of instructional technology, and should be eager to work both with exceptionally able and motivated students and with students who are less academically-independent.  Candidates should work well with colleagues, have strong organizational skills and habits, and possess a sense of humor and of creativity.  In addition to teaching, this position includes normal faculty duties such as advising students, supervising study areas, chaperoning occasional activities, and contributing to another school activity through coaching or through moderating a club.

 
Middle School Learning Specialist

This full-time position includes the teaching of 6th and 7th grade classes that focus on the development of organizational, study, and learning skills that will enable identified students to meet with success in a demanding and rigorous Middle School academic experience. The ideal candidate is an experienced Learning Specialist who is enthusiastic about working with students who have been identified with learning issues that warrant direct assistance and support outside of the academic classroom. This candidate will have had direct experience working with students who have been identified with learning issues, understands current research on Learning Style Theory, and has worked in helping students develop learning strategies for success in the classroom. In addition, this candidate will have had experience reading and interpreting a variety of diagnostic tests and assessments used to assess a student’s learning abilities. We are also looking for a Learning Specialist who has also had experience working with faculty in developing and implementing teaching strategies that address the variety of learning styles that are present in a classroom.

Candidates must understand and have empathy for the development of Middle School students, should be knowledgeable about appropriate curriculum and materials, and should be able to work well with able and highly motivated students. The position requires energy, creativity, organization, a willingness to invest oneself into school life beyond the traditional classroom, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.

 
Director of Instructional Technology

The Director of Instructional Technology is responsible for developing, implementing and supporting a strategic vision for instructional technology. 

Specific responsibilities include:

Vision

  • Develop and continuously refine a school-wide strategy for the judicious use of instructional technology to support the school’s mission.
  • Research and evaluate new and emerging educational technologies.
  • Guide the school’s on-going efforts to ensure that students in each division acquire the full range of technological skills they will need for success at the next level.
  • Collaborate with MS/US department chairs and LS curriculum coordinators to identify technologies to support specific instructional goals.
  • Network with local, regional, and national technology associations.

Faculty Training

  • Orchestrate on-going professional training to create school-wide vision about the use and benefits of instructional technology.
  • Work with division heads, MS/US department chairs, and LS curriculum coordinators to foster and support a culture of innovation and experimentation.
  • Establish systems for teachers to access, preview, or pilot new hardware and software applications.
  • Develop, coordinate, and teach workshops to train teachers in the use of new tools and instructional applications.
  • Provide technical assistance to individual teachers as they deploy new devices or applications.
  • Assist with the development of and participate in technology user groups.
  • Facilitate the faculty’s professional growth by identifying and recommending external professional development opportunities.

Resource Allocation

  • Work in close coordination with Director of Technology and other key stakeholders to ensure that the school’s technology budget is deployed as effectively as possible, focusing the resources on the key strategic priorities and initiatives.
  • Work with the technology department to troubleshoot problems and ensure the smooth and efficient operation of devices and systems.

Teaching

  • Design and teach introductory mini-courses to ensure that students at natural entry points (likely sixth and/or ninth grade) acquire a baseline competence with the software, applications, and devices they will use in their other classes.  

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field; Master’s preferred
  • Three to five years of classroom experience
  • Expertise in the alignment of instructional technology with curriculum
  • Ability to communicate and work well with faculty, administrators, students, and parents
  • Ability to think strategically, plan effectively, and implement successfully
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills; ability to narrow down an issue’s cause and determine a solution
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies as needed
  • Superior organizational skills, attentiveness to detail
  • Industry certifications relevant to position, e.g., Apple, Microsoft, Google-Certified Educator, or equivalent

 

Junior High Boys Lacrosse Coach

The Seven Hills School is actively seeking and accepting applications for a Junior High Boys Lacrosse Coach for the 2020 Spring Season. Qualified candidates must be able to develop a solid rapport with student athletes, work cooperatively with the athletic program, provide positive leadership, and model the ideals of good sportsmanship. Prior coaching/playing experience is preferred. The coaching season runs from February 2020 through May 2020. This is a part time stipend position. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Scott Willard, Scott.Willard@7hills.org

 
Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach

The Seven Hills School is actively seeking and accepting applications for a Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach for the 2020 Spring Season. Qualified candidates must be able to develop a solid rapport with student athletes, work cooperatively with the athletic program, provide positive leadership, and model the ideals of good sportsmanship. Prior coaching/playing experience is preferred. The coaching season runs from February 2020 through May 2020. This is a part time stipend position. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Scott Willard, Scott.Willard@7hills.org


SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Substitute teachers are needed for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in a range of disciplines. Substitutes are paid $100 per day. The day begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 3:30p.m. Candidates should be college graduates.

Once received, materials will be forwarded to the divisional substitute coordinators for review. They will contact candidates should they have questions regarding an application.