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The Seven Hills School is an independent, nonsectarian, co-ed pre-kindergarten through grade 12 school operating 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.

Join the Seven Hills Community

The Seven Hills school is warm, respectful, and collaborative workplace, committed to preparing bright, eager young people for meaningful and fulfilling lives. Regardless of one’s role at the school, the work we do is challenging, stimulating, and ennobling, and never, never dull.  

In accordance with our mission and values, Seven Hills is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Benefits of Employment

  • Competitive salaries, benchmarked to the strongest independent schools in the Midwest.
  • Robust health insurance, life, and disability insurance, and retirement plan.
  • Significant tuition support for employee children.
  • Professional development support and grants.

Current Job Openings




“In the end, we want our students to know who they are and who they want to become. That’s why our expert teachers design a wide array of learning experiences to promote active inquiry and self-discovery. The Seven Hills experience isn’t just an education; it’s a journey of self-discovery.” 

— Seven Hills Head of School Chris Garten



Talented Students
Small classes and pupil loads allow for ample time to get to know our committed Seven Hills students, who are eager to learn
Welcoming Colleagues
Warm, welcoming, collaborative colleagues
Excellent Education
A growth-oriented culture, committed to continuous growth and development and the freedom to experiment and innovate
Gracious Workplace
A friendly, affirming workplace, filled with laughter and good humor
Supportive Families
Supportive, respectful families who value the work we do
Beautiful Campuses
Bright, open campuses, with state-of-the art facilities and equipment
Respectful Leaders
Respectful, supportive school leaders who value creativity and initiative.
Get to know Cincinnati
Cincinnati is home to 2.2 million people, 10 Fortune 500 companies, numerous sports teams, and more!


What We Look For

Seven Hills teachers are highly competent in their subject area, have a clear teaching philosophy, compatible with Seven Hills philosophy and values, understands and tailors approaches to developmental needs and individual learning styles, sets high standards for self and students, and is organized, prepared, and disciplined in all responsibilities.

Seven Hills teachers are committed to learning how to understand and interact effectively with people from other cultures and backgrounds and to learning about and utilizing culturally responsive pedagogies.

Seven Hills teachers demonstrate a passion for teaching; sustain high levels of energy and work ethic; regularly review content, teaching methods, and the organization of teaching material; and communicate enthusiasm for students, for teaching, and for the subjects taught.

Seven Hills teachers are confident and even tempered; demonstrate a zest for life and a sense of humor; work well with teaching colleagues, parents and administrators; treat all members of the community with kindness, respect, honesty and fairness; and address problems and conflicts with honesty and integrity.

Seven Hills teachers are fully engaged in the community; attend faculty meetings, parent conferences, assemblies, and special school events, as required; proactively support students outside of class hours; are available for consultation with colleagues, students, and parents; and assumes an equitable share of roles beyond the classroom (e.g. coaching, advisory, or extra-curricular roles).

Seven Hills teachers demonstrate a genuine love of kids, engender respect and eagerness to learn, know well the developmental needs to students that age, and establish positive, supportive relationships with students, while maintaining, at all times, appropriate boundaries.

Seven Hills teacher demonstrate a passion for learning, look for new ways to reach students or hone one’s craft, seek feedback, recognize emerging problems and seek to resolve them, learn from successes and mistakes, and take an active role in planning and implementing periodic strategic enhancements to the school program.

Seven Hills teachers work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve shared goals, volunteer for and actively participates in School activities beyond the classroom, and help other teachers and staff colleagues contribute fully and continually develop.


An equal opportunity employer, Seven Hills values diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. 

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

Seven Hills is an independent, nonsectarian college preparatory school. The Seven Hills School is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions for 2023-24

The position involves teaching upper school French, and could be a full-time or part time role based on the candidate’s experience and interests.  Candidates should have a strong background in French language and culture and should be comfortable teaching at various high school levels.  The ideal candidate will have experience and expertise in teaching and a desire to work with adolescents. This position requires energy, creativity, organization, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators. 

This full-time position includes the teaching of 8th grade Physics and Chemistry, a laboratory-based course introducing students to the foundational concepts of physics and chemistry.  Experiments and investigations are a frequent and regular part of the course, and students are expected to produce formal and informal lab reports.  Appropriate technology is used in this course for explorations of these concepts.

Candidates must have, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in a physical science field, be knowledgeable about Science instruction, and have the ability to create and design curriculum that reinforces the essential skills of Science. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and enthusiastically with Middle School students as well as understand and have empathy for the development of this age-group. Additionally, candidates should be knowledgeable about appropriate curriculum and materials, and should be able to work well with able and highly motivated students, as well as students with a range of learning differences. The position requires energy, creativity, organization, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.

Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher and Afterschool Teacher

The Seven Hills School seeks a warm, energetic child-centered individual to work with young children in the Taft Early Childhood Center at our Lotspeich Lower School.

This is a part-time role, five days a week, (12:15 – 6:00 p.m.), combining two roles.  Hours may vary slightly depending on enrollment in the Afterschool Program.

Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher (12:15 – 3:15)

During the early afternoon hours, the position involves supporting two lead pre-kindergarten teachers, assisting with recess, naptime and small group learning activities.

After The Bell Teacher (3:15 – 6:00)

In the late afternoon, the Program Leader is directly responsible for the planning and successful execution of daily activities and transition times for pre-kindergarten children. 

The ideal candidate for the combined position will have previous experience working with school-aged children in an academic or recreational setting.

He or she will be expected to work effectively with Early Childhood colleagues, maintain positive relationships with all program participants and their families, and have the ability to provide a safe and orderly learning environment for small groups of young children.

Compensation is based on years of experience.

The Seven Hills School seeks a full-time maintenance worker. This position is responsible for helping to maintain the facilities of the school’s two campuses.   Responsibilities include performing routine facility maintenance, as directed by supervisor.  Event set-ups and takedowns are needed on a regular basis.  Weekend duties include patrolling the campus, turning off alarms, and light maintenance (collecting trash, cleaning off sidewalks, etc.). In addition, the position is responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment and supplies in proper condition. 

This position’s full-time schedule will include 3 weekdays per week and Saturdays and Sundays, 8 hours per day. Weekday maintenance will be evenly split across the school’s two campuses. Pay commensurate with experience.

Substitute teachers are needed for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in a range of disciplines. Substitutes are paid $125 per day. The day begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 3:45 p.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.