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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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  • Lower School Spanish Teacher

    Andrews Osborne Academy seeks candidates for a Lower School Spanish Teacher. This is a part time position beginning in August 2021. Candidates should possess the ability to build and maintain a strong Spanish program for the school. 

    AOA is an extraordinary school, 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 include primarily a Lower School Spanish teaching load for grades PreK-5. A bachelor’s degree in the Spanish language is necessary; a master’s degree is preferred.  We are looking for an innovative candidate with mastery of the Spanish language. The ideal candidate is a passionate and skillful educator, who is eager to invest her/his talents in our Spanish programs. Knowledge of technology and/or willingness to learn is a requirement as we will be teaching some students remotely.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Teach courses of Spanish in the Lower School (PreK-5) 
    • Implement Spanish curriculum
    • Attend faculty meetings as needed 
    • Perform duties as assigned by Director and Head of School
    • Fulfill all other faculty responsibilities that may occur outside the school day, including writing reports and planning

    Qualifications:
    • A love for teaching children
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Prior teaching experience required
    • Demonstrate a high level of Spanish mastery
    • Ability to work in a collegial and highly collaborative environment
    • A growth mindset, active sense of humor, warm personality, and excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team
    • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills - Accomplished oral and written communication skills
    • Technology skills including knowledge of Google Classroom, Google Suite, Zoom and Class Dojo

    Application Process:
    Email a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, contact information of three references and an updated resume to:
    Theresa Frisbie
    Lower School Director
    38588 Mentor Ave.
    Willoughby, Ohio 44094
    No phone inquiries please
  • Mandarin Teacher

    Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking an experienced Mandarin Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. 

    The successful candidate should possess the interest and energy to thrive within a lively workplace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, 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.

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Job duties include teaching Mandarin Chinese to students in Middle and Upper Schools.  Must be native speaker.  

    Contact Info:

    Resume and references should be mailed to:  Andrews Osborne Academy, 38588 Mentor Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094.
     
    Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.andrewsosborne.org
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Andrews Osborne Academy Lower School is seeking an experienced Preschool Teacher (four-year old class).
     
    The successful candidate must possess the interest and energy to thrive within a lively workplace, a genuine love of working with young children, 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.
     
    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 and division on curriculum and pedagogy
    • Flexibility, optimism, creativity, high expectations, and a growth mindset
    • Manage the purchasing of classroom supplies
    • 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
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and Head of School
     
    Qualifications:
    • Must love working with and have a deep understanding of the developmental needs of young children
    • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum
    • Early childhood licensure required with updated training in the state’s yearly  requirements for school licensure including communicable disease and child abuse training
    • Early childhood teaching experience 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
     
    Application Process:
    Email a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, contact information of three references and an updated resume to:
    Theresa Frisbie
    Lower School Director
    No phone inquiries please

Staff Openings

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  • Assistant Houseparent

    Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Houseparent in the area of Residential Life for the 2021-2022 school year. 

    The Assistant Houseparent (AHP) is responsible for monitoring and supervising the boarding school students living in their house. The AHP is expected to be ‘on duty’ in their house one evening per week (6:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. the following morning), and two weekends per month (6:00 p.m. Friday through 8:00 a.m. Monday morning). During these times the AHP assumes the role and responsibilities of the Head Houseparent. Basic CPR and First Aid training are required and must be updated as certificates indicate.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Fostering and maintaining a house culture that is inclusive, fun, and safe
    • Developing meaningful, appropriate relationships with all students in the house
    • Implementing house activities in accordance with the Residential Curriculum
    • Assume full responsibility for the house while ‘on duty’
    • Ensuring students are following proper residential procedures
    • Communicating regularly with HHP regarding all student disciplinary matters
    • Monitor weekly chores and ensuring the House remains ‘tour ready’ at all times
    • Administering student medication as needed
    • Co-supervising student Proctors assigned to the house
    • Attending weekly meeting Residential Life Team meeting 
    • Assisting the Director of Residential Life in coordinating student travel plans
    • Supplemental duties as required by the Director of Residential Life

    Compensation Package:
    • Apartment provided in assigned house
    • Full meal plan provided in AOA Dining Hall
    • Wi-Fi and utilities provided

    Application Process: Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Stephanie Wismer, Director of Residential Life, at swismer@andrewsosborne.com

  • Bus Driver

    Andrews Osborne Academy has an opening in our transportation department for a part-time bus driver.

    Compensation:
    Starting at $15/hour
     
    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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  • Head Houseparent

    Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking to fill the position of Head Houseparent in the area of Residential Life for the 2021-2022 school year. 

    The Head Houseparent (HHP) is responsible for monitoring and supervising boarding school students living in their house. Top candidates for HHP should be patient, empathetic individuals who are good communicators and enjoy working with young people. Possessing a global perspective and having experience living/traveling abroad are highly beneficial but not required.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Fostering and maintaining a house culture that is inclusive, fun, and safe
    • Developing meaningful, appropriate relationships with all students in the house
    • Implementing house activities in accordance with the Residential Curriculum
    • Being responsible for the house while ‘on duty’
    • ‘On duty’ three nights per week (3:15PM – 8:00AM the following morning)
    • ‘On duty’ every other weekend (3:15PM Friday – 8:00AM Monday)
    • Ensuring students are following proper residential procedures
    • Working in a professional relationship with an Assistant Houseparent
    • Conducting a House Meeting once per week
    • Monitor weekly chores and ensuring house remains “tour ready”
    • Administering student medication as needed
    • Co-supervising student Proctors assigned to the house
    • Attending weekly Residential Life Team meeting
    • Assisting the Director of Residential Life in coordinating student travel plans
    • Working during ‘Snow Days’ and other weekdays when school in not is session
    • Supplemental duties as required by the Director of Residential Life

    Compensation Package:
    • Annual Stipend
    • Apartment provided in assigned house
    • Full meal plan provided in AOA Dining Hall
    • Wi-Fi and utilities provided

    Application Process: Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Stephanie Wismer, Director of Residential Life, at swismer@andrewsosborne.com 
  • Security Officer

    Andrews Osborne Academy seeks candidates for a part-time Security Officer.

    The Security Officer provides security for the school staff, students, buildings and property through patrol of school building(s) and building perimeters, including parking lots, to prevent unauthorized visitors or property damage and to provide for general building security; does related work as required. Hours will vary based on the day of the week. 

    Previous security experience in a school setting preferred.
     

    Application Process: 

    Interested candidates should contact Jim Stayer, Director of Operations via email or phone: 
     
    38588 Mentor Ave. 
    Willoughby, Ohio 44094
     

    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.

Andrews Osborne Academy

Grades PK - 12, PG
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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.