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As the only private, independent K-12 day school on the West Side of Cleveland, Lake Ridge Academy is both a school with exceedingly high scholarship, and a school where every student is known well and supported by his or her teachers and other adults. Every adult on campus contributes to our culture, regardless of his or her formal role at the school; we look for employees who want to spend their time in a school environment and build relationships with our students. We seek qualified candidates with high emotional intelligence and a history of flexibility, collaboration, and openness. For every opening, we seek to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Why Lake Ridge Academy

The best things about working at Lake Ridge Academy are the sense of community, of contributing to the success of our students, and the opportunity to align your professional life with a passion for helping young people. Our salaries are competitive, and our employee benefits for full-time employees include subsidized health insurance and a 403(b) retirement plan. In addition, Lake Ridge Academy provides generous tuition remission for qualified children of full-time employees.

Open Positions

Student Monitor – Part Time

A student monitor is responsible for monitoring students during lunch, study hall and other free periods. The student monitor will assist and support with student behavior management, compliance with Go-Forward COVID mitigation measures, take and keep attendance, and other duties as assigned. This is a part time non-exempt position, with typical hours between 9:00am - 2:00pm or 10:30am – 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Student monitors will report to the Director of Upper School.

Job requirements include a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year of experience providing general supervision to students or within a classroom environment is preferred. Experience working with school age children preferred. The applicant must also have a valid Ohio driver's license, and criminal background check is required for hire. Interested candidates should offer a cover letter, resume and references to [email protected].

School Bus Drivers

Lake Ridge Academy, an independent K-12 college preparatory school, is seeking route and substitute bus drivers. Duties could include regular route coverage as well as afternoon athletic trips. The attendance of all mandatory training as recommended by the state and our school is required. Interested parties must possess a valid Ohio class B school bus driver’s license with air brake endorsement and a current Ohio Pre Service School Bus Driving Certificate. Candidates will be subject to all federal, state and local background checks. Pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing are mandatory.

Qualified candidates who have a satisfactory driving record, excellent background checks and are well recommended. Interested candidates should offer a resume and references to [email protected].

Substitute Teachers

Accepting applications for certified teachers to substitute grades K-8. An excellent opportunity for new teachers to build a curriculum vitae, or experienced teachers to keep their skills fresh. Please submit resumes via email to: [email protected] or mail to: Director of Lower School, Lake Ridge Academy, 37501 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039.


Lake Ridge Academy provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, age, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic background or country of origin.