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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.

24-25 Job Openings

 

 


“I love working with my third grade students. They are excited to learn, explore new content and ideas, and are always eager for more information. Working with kind and curious Seven Hills students has made teaching here an amazing and rewarding experience. The Seven Hills community is a wonderful group of families who are engaged in their students’ learning, are supportive, and partner with teachers on this educational journey. The beautiful campus is a lovely bonus!”

— Lotspeich third grade teacher Sarah Gaunt

 


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.

HOW TO APPLY

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 andi.guess@7hills.org 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 is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions for 2024-25

For the 2024-25 school year, the Seven Hills School seeks dynamic, innovative individuals committed to teaching the whole child for an opening in our after-school program, After the Bell, that serves students in Pre-Kindergarten (beginning at age 2) through 5th grade. Candidates should be eager to work in a collaborative, team-based environment with thoughtful, experienced colleagues who are committed to engaging teaching and learning.

The After the Bell teacher is directly responsible for the planning and successful execution of daily activities and transition times for participants of a specific age. Compensation is based on years of experience.

As a part of our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The Seven Hills School is looking to hire passionate educators who demonstrate equity-centered classroom practices. Applicants should have proven success supporting under-represented student identities to have an equitable experience in their school.

 Hours are typically 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday with additional hours on days school is not in session and child care is provided.

Qualifications

All candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an associate degree from an accredited college in early childhood education is preferred
  • Two or more years of experience working with children in a school or childcare setting
  • Experience in programming for children and planning developmentally appropriate activities

Qualities Sought

  • A joyful enthusiasm for working with children and helping them grow in positive ways
  • Exceptional understanding of the developmental needs of children
  • Experience in collaborating closely with colleagues and parents
  • Eagerness to immerse oneself fully in the life of the school
  • Flexibility, energy, creativity, high expectations, and a sense of humor

For the 2024-25 school year, the Seven Hills School seeks a dynamic, innovative individual committed to teaching the whole child for an Assistant PK Teacher at the Lotspeich Lower School. Candidates should be eager to work in a collaborative, team-based environment with thoughtful, experienced colleagues committed to engaging teaching and learning.

This full-time position is from 7:30 AM – 3:45 PM Mondays through Fridays. Assistant teachers assist the primary classroom teacher with activities and learning exercises and help them maintain a friendly, inclusive atmosphere for all students. Depending on the needs and class sizes, assistant teachers may work with small groups of students for some activities.

For more information about this position, please click Lots PK Asst Job Description 24-25.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is responsible for developing and managing relationships with prospects determined to have the ability to make major and planned gifts to the School. The MGO will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors, working to cultivate lasting relationships with these key stakeholders of the School. As the Seven Hills development team is small and nimble, the MGO will join a highly collaborative group of professionals to ensure a coordinated and effective execution of major gifts moves management. The MGO will be expected to steward, retain, and upgrade current major gift donors and bring new major gifts donors to Seven Hills. Success will be measured not only in dollars.

Salary range: $90,000-$125,000 per year, plus benefits

For more information about this positing, including responsibilities and qualifications, please click here.

Seven Hills School has retained Fissinger Fundraising LLC to conduct this search. To be considered for this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Peter Fissinger, Fissinger Fundraising LLC

pjf@fissingerfundraising.com

 

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.