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Employment

It is the intent of Andrews Osborne Academy to provide equal opportunity in employment to all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Faculty Openings

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  • Middle School Math and Science Teacher

    Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking an experienced Mathematics and Science Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This is a full time position and the ideal candidate would have experience teaching mathematics and science in the middle grades.  

    The successful candidate must possess the interest and energy to thrive within a lively workplace, a genuine appreciation of children and adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work in a highly collaborative and collegial environment, as well as, be comfortable incorporating the use of various technologies to support student learning.

    Work Environment
    Andrews Osborne Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school located in Willoughby, OH. Our Academy offers early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education to committed students in a multicultural setting. AOA is known throughout the region for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing a superlative educational paradigm. That paradigm is invested in two deeply held beliefs - that students need to think critically AND creatively, and, that knowledge is deepened through plurality. An AOA education empowers students to develop into empathic and caring global citizens capable of leading the way into a dynamic future.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Key duties for faculty members include classroom instruction; effective communication with students, parents and colleagues; active participation in the work of the department on curriculum and pedagogy
    ·    Teach mathematics and science courses to students in middle grades
    ·    Flexibility, optimism, creativity, high expectations, and a growth mindset
    ·    Enthusiastic involvement in the school community outside the classroom
    ·    Proven positive working relationships with colleagues, students and families
    ·    Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

    Qualifications
    ·    Bachelor’s degree at a minimum
    ·    Teaching experience at the Middle School level preferable at an Independent School
    ·    References should speak to an applicant’s ability to be a dynamic teacher, to be professional, creative, and innovative in implementation of school programming

    Contact Info
    Resumes should be sent directly to Middle School Director, Tasha Thompson, at tthompson@andrewsosborne.org.

    All applicants should know that a formal BCI/FBI background check will be a part of this hiring process.

    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.andrewsosborne.org


  • Upper School English and AP Language and Composition Teacher

    Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) seeks a dynamic and experienced instructor to join the English department for the 2019-20 school year. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in English or Education and teaching experience at the high school or college level. Applicants must be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and willing to teach as a member of a team.
     
    Work Environment
    Andrews Osborne Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school located in Willoughby, OH. Our Academy offers early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education to committed students in a multicultural setting. AOA is known throughout the region for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing a superlative educational paradigm. That paradigm is invested in two deeply held beliefs - that students need to think critically AND creatively, and, that knowledge is deepened through plurality. An AOA education empowers students to develop into empathic and caring global citizens capable of leading the way into a dynamic future.

    Responsibilities
    - The primary classroom responsibility will be to teach various levels of American Literature and Composition.
    - Candidates with experience teaching AP Language are preferred
    - Supervise co-curricular activities (e.g. community service activities, clubs, publications, etc.)
    - Serve as an academic advisor to Upper School students
    - Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school community 

    Qualifications
    - A minimum of three years of experience teaching English at the high school or college level
    - A master’s degree is preferred
    - Demonstrated skill and enjoyment working with adolescents
    - The ability to work as part of a team 
    - Ability to collaborate with colleagues
    - Excellent writing skills
    - Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
    - Strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
    - Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
    - High standards of professional conduct

    Contact Info
    All interested candidates should submit to Mr. Robert Ahrens, Assistant Head of School for Academics (rahrens@andrewsosborne.org) the following: letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references and their contact information

    All applicants should know that a formal BCI/FBI background check will be a part of this hiring process. 

    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.andrewsosborne.org

Staff Openings

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  • Director of Development

     

    Appointment:             Full-time
    Reports to:                 Head of School

    Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking an experienced Director of Development for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Work Environment:

    Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school located in Willoughby, OH. Our Academy offers early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education to committed students in a multicultural setting. AOA is known throughout the region for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing a superlative educational paradigm. That paradigm is invested in two deeply held beliefs - that students need to think critically AND creatively, and, that knowledge is deepened through plurality. An AOA education empowers students to develop into empathic and caring global citizens capable of leading the way into a dynamic future.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Director of Development reports to the Head of School with whom he/she consults on a regular basis.  Primary responsibilities of the Development Director include overseeing all aspects of donor identification, cultivation and recognition as well as conducting the Annual Fund.

    General duties and responsibilities also include but are not restricted to the following:

    • Serve as a member of the School’s Leadership Team
    • Oversee all fundraising activities
    • Work collaboratively with the Marketing Team
    • Recruit, hire, supervise and evaluate development personnel
    • Research, design, organize and execute major fundraising appeals, events, and explore alternative revenue streams (corporate partnerships, grant proposals) to help ensure the financial stability of the school
    • Support the Head of School in capital campaign or major fundraising efforts
    • Build relationship with alumni, current student families, and local, corporate and philanthropic communities
    • Supervise the efficient use of the Raiser’s Edge database, gift reporting, acknowledgements, accounting and data sharing
    • In coordination with Marketing Director, create quality promotional mailing pieces for annual fund and other fundraising events
    • Provide content for annual report
    • Prepare and manage the operating budget for the Development Department
    • Be visible and involved in civic and community organizations and events
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School where necessary

    Qualifications:

    • Significant experience in development within an educational setting
    • Experience with and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software
    • A collaborative personality
    • Fearlessness
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher

    Salary: In line with other independent schools and commensurate with experience

    Contact Info:

    Resumes and letters of interest should be sent directly to Laura Hehr at lhehr@andrewsosborne.org. No phone inquiries please.

    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.andrewsosborne.org
  • Director of Residential Life

    Appointment:            Full-time
    Reports to:                 Assistant Head of School for Co-Curriculars

    Work Environment:

    Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school located in Willoughby, OH. Our Academy offers early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education to committed students in a multicultural setting. AOA is known throughout the region for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing a superlative educational paradigm. That paradigm is invested in two deeply held beliefs - that students need to think critically AND creatively, and, that knowledge is deepened through plurality. An AOA education empowers students to develop into empathic and caring global citizens capable of leading the way into a dynamic future.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Residential Life Director will assume full responsibility for the residential life department, work closely with many members of the AOA leadership team, and particularly close with the residential life staff and boarding student population.

    General duties and responsibilities also include but are not restricted to the following:

    -Managing a dorm staff team of 14
    -Meeting bi-weekly (or as needed) with the residential life team
    -Meeting weekly with the Asst. Head of School for RL & Co-Curriculars
    -Communicating as needed with the boarding student population, boarding parent population, admissions staff, consultants, kitchen staff, operations director, athletics director, transportation coordinator, school nurses and faculty weekend teams
    -Coordinate on-campus faculty staffing
    -Coordinate weekend activities
    -Coordinate weekend faculty teams
    -Coordinate maintenance needs in residences with Operations Director
    -Coordinate school break transportation/travel for boarding students
    -Coordinate health insurance correspondence for boarding students
    -Coordinate afternoon activity schedule for boarding students
    -Coordinate rooming lists for the boarding population
    -Coordinate academic standing of boarding students with Upper/Middle School Directors
    -Coordinate restorative justice responses to all discipline issues for the boarding population
    -Manage the execution of a residential life curriculum
    -Facilitate a boarding culture that aligns with the school’s core values
    -Facilitate a boarding culture that promotes empathy, relationship, and respect

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Hours: The Residential Life Director acknowledges that the role, by nature, does not operate within standard hours.  While the RL Director has full autonomy over their schedule and maintains their own hours, accessibility is paramount.  It is expected that the RL Director (or a delegated staff member) can be reached at all times pertaining to matters regarding the boarding community.    

    Benefits: The position is full-time and comes with the same full-benefits package allocated to all AOA full-time employees.
     
    Contract:    The contracted start date for the role is July 1, 2019, to continue for a full calendar year concluding on June 30, 2020.  All AOA full-time contracts are one-year in length and subject to annual evaluation.  Contract renewals, if issued for the following year, are issued annually in February.
    Contact Info: Applicants should email cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Mr. Scott McNevan, Assistant Head of School – Residential Life & Co-Curriculars, smcnevan@andrewsosborne.com.
     
    All applicants should know that a formal BCI/FBI background check, and extensive communication with references will be a part of this hiring process.
     
    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.



  • Van/Bus Driver

    Andrews Osborne Academy has an opening in our transportation department for a part-time bus/van driver.
     
    Requirements:
     
    • Must meet Ohio Department of Education (ODE) bus driver requirements
    • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with proper endorsements
    (P and S).
    • Must have good verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to pass a background check, drug test and physical
     
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Craig Freedman, Transportation Coordinator, at cfreedman@andrewsosborne.org.
     
    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.andrewsosborne.org
     
     
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Andrews Osborne Academy

Grades PK - 12, PG
PHONE (440) 942-3600
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Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Grades PK - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.