Employment Opportunities

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

Center Director

Lower School Teacher

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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Center Director (posted 4/9/2018)

Springer School and Center is seeking someone who can reach out to new audiences and engage them with Springer’s mission. This self-starter individual needs to feel confident identifying potential center clients, both parents and professionals, and have the knowledge to develop and deliver programs related to learning disabilities, ADHD and executive function.

The ideal candidate is a proven leader who possesses the following:

  • In-depth knowledge of learning disabilities, ADHD and executive function
  • Working knowledge of instructional strategies for reading, written language and math
  • Experience developing and leading programs for parents and professionals
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent
  • Experience working in a collaborative, team environment

To be considered a viable candidate, one must have a master’s degree, five years of experience working with children who have learning disabilities and ADHD, exceptional communication skills, and skill sets related to the above description of the ideal candidate.

This full-time position offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a resume, a cover letter and the Springer application to employment@springer-ld.org or Center Director Search, Springer School and Center, 2121 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208 by May 14, 2018.

Start date between 6/11 and 6/25/18


Lower School Teacher (posted 4/10/2018)

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, Springer’s counseling services, the Unified Arts Team, (Art, Music, and Physical Education), and educational administrators.  Significant opportunities for professional development and leadership. Competitive salary and benefits. 


  • Build and maintain meaningful professional relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate instruction for assigned students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues about the academic and personal development of the students.
  • Ongoing assessment of assigned students to determine patterns of strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop and manage classroom and individual behavior plans.
  • Collaborate on an ongoing basis with parents


  • 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.

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. 


Substitute Teacher

"Springer is a very welcoming, friendly place to work. The kids are great to work with - they are there to learn. There is always another teacher in the room, so you are never without support. Springer is a low-stress place to be a substitute teacher!"    ~ Mary, Springer Substitute Teacher

Currently seeking Substitute teachers to work across all levels and subjects on an as needed basis. Daily rate is $105. Experience teaching students with learning disabilities preferred.  Please submit copy of current teaching certificate, license, and/or verification of undergraduate degree 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.