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Employment Opportunities

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Springer School and Center, the #1 resource for learning disabilities in the region, is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

Lower School Teacher

Occupational Therapist

Instructional Assistant

Development Assistant

Substitute Teacher

 Descriptions for each position can be found below.

Applications must include: a cover letter, resume and the Employment Application.

Applications can be emailed to employment@springer-ld.org or mailed to Employment, Springer School and Center, 2121 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208 

Please no phone calls

Employment Application:

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Lower School Teacher (posted 4/8/17)

The Lower School serves students ages 6-10. The classroom teacher is responsible for instruction in reading, written language, math, and either science, social students or technology/health. Class size ranges from 11-13; each classroom is supported by a full-time instructional assistant. Experience in providing differentiated instruction across academic areas and team/parent collaboration a must.  The Interdisciplinary Team consists of the classroom teachers within the team, language therapist, occupational therapist and psychologist assigned to the team, the Unified Arts Team, (Art, Music, and Physical Education), and educational administrators.  Opportunities for professional development and leadership. Competitive salary and benefits. 

We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, resume, and application to Mr. Eldrich Carr, Principal, by email at employment@springer-ld.org or mail to 2121 Madison Rd.  Cincinnati, Ohio 45208. 

Responsibilities:
• Build and maintain meaningful professional relationships with students, staff, and parents.
• Planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction for assigned students.
• Collaborating with colleagues about the academic and personal development of the students.
• Ongoing assessment of assigned students to determine patterns of strengths and weaknesses.
• Developing and managing classroom and individual behavior plans.
• Collaborating on an ongoing basis with parents.

Qualifications:
• BS in Education with a concentration or experience in LD, or Special Education.
• Three years’ teaching experience.
• Demonstrated knowledge of current educational best practices and resources for children with learning disabilities
• Extensive skills in differentiated instruction, team/parent collaboration
• Strong organizational and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
• Strong desire to work in a collaborative team environment.

Start date: August 7, 2017

 

Occupation Therapist (posted 6/21/17)

The primary responsibilities of this full-time position include providing diagnostic assessments, and delivering services through individual, small group and collaborative classroom work.   The Occupational Therapist works closely with the other Occupational Therapist and with the other professionals serving each child to optimize outcomes for individual students. 

Qualifications: Candidate holds a master's degree, has a minimum of the three years experience working with school aged children and demonstrated knowledge of current best practices and resources; excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills a must.

Springer offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an application.

Start date: August 7, 2017

 

Instructional Assistant (posted 5/2/17)

The Instructional Assistant supports the classroom teacher by implementing academic, social, and behavioral plans established by the classroom teacher, department team or organization. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Implementing academic and social instructional plans as well as student/classroom behavior management plans
  • Conferring with the classroom teacher on an on-going basis about academic, social and behavior plans established by the classroom teacher
  • Conferring with the classroom teacher about observed academic and social behavior of the children
  • Reading print material pertinent to the execution of daily responsibilities (e.g. email, Staff News, Core Team and Department Team meeting minutes
  • Performing other duties as assigned in support of the classroom teacher, students, or organization (e.g. grading papers, supervising students during a.m. Core meetings, Department meetings, administration of standardized testing, record maintenance, photocopying, etc.)
  • Developing personal expertise in the areas of responsibility through in-services and personal study (paid in-services are provided in-house, Professional Development funds are available for approved workshops outside of Springer.

Qualifications: College degree preferably in Education or Special Education; 3 years experience working with children in an educational setting; strong communication and organizational skills.

We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, resume, and application to Mr. Eldrich Carr, Principal, by email at employment@springer-ld.org or mail to 2121 Madison Rd.  Cincinnati, Ohio 45208.

Start date: August 7, 2017

 

Development Assistant - 4 hours per day M-F (Posted 5/23/17)


The Development Office Assistant provides administrative support for the development and marketing efforts; assists in donor relations; data entry; event support; and other administrative duties.


Qualifications: Candidate holds an associate’s degree or relevant certification, has strong communication, collaboration and organizational skills, and uses the MicroSoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of Donor Perfect a plus.


We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a resume, and application to Kirstin Eismin, Development Director by email at employment@springer-ld.org or mail to 2121 Madison Rd.  Cincinnati, Ohio 45208.

 

 

Substitute Teacher

Currently seeking Substitute teachers to work across all levels and subjects on an as needed basis. Experience teaching students with learning disabilities preferred.  Please submit copy of current teaching certificate or license with application and resume to employment@springer-ld.org


 

Intangible Benefits of Working at Springer School and Center

  • We are mission focused, all working toward the same purpose, guided by clearly articulated values.  All efforts are focused on individuals with learning disabilities.
  • We operate with the philosophy of teamwork.  Board, staff, parents and students are active partners in executing our mission.  There is a feeling of openness and trust among all stake holders.
  • We are an ever evolving, researched-based faculty with a strong emphasis on using state of the art instruction and best practice in our work with children.
  • As a vital member of this energetic community, each staff member is respected and valued for his/her individual contributions to the efforts of a multidisciplinary team on behalf of children.  There is academic freedom to problem-solve with team members around the academic and social issues of a child; there is latitude in the approaches to instructional/behavioral issues, not a prescribed approach or prohibitive channels.  There are few bureaucratic constraints.
  • In our nurturing and stimulating environment, there are opportunities for personal and professional growth, for developing creativity and sustaining close relationships within the community.  There is a strong system of support for continued growth and development.  
  • Staff members are empowered to influence many aspects of school life and to contribute to the development of school policies and practices.  There is an easy access to administrators - all ideas are entertained.  Staff gets to know Board members and, through opportunities such as committee work, their input is considered in decision making processes. 
  • There is opportunity to work on teams, with colleagues who are highly competent, passionate about teaching and learning, high performing, productive and energetic, with strong work ethics.
  • School size and small student-to-teacher ratio guarantees that every child is considered individually.  All academic and social interventions are child-focused, developmentally appropriate, not curriculum driven.  There is easy access to multi-sensory, instructional resources as well as supplies.  In this environment, staff can truly make a difference in children’s lives.
  • Desire, not obligation, is the independent school teacher’s motivation for staying after school to plan instruction, meet with team members to problem-solve around student needs and dialogue with parents.   

Springer School and Center considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.