Our Community

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

Part-Time Physical Education Teacher

Lake Ridge Academy is seeking a part-time Physical Education teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. As a member of the physical education department, the teacher will be responsible for assisting in the teaching of various PE classes for students from grade Kindergarten through 8th grade. The daily schedule will be 50% of the teaching blocks, five days a week, as well as other responsibilities including lunch and/or recess duties.

Candidates should demonstrate evidence of successful experience working with lower school and middle school students, ideally in a PE, gym, or coaching environment. A love for working with students, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to contribute to a collaborative and close-knit teaching environment are a must. Special consideration will be given to candidates who hold a four-year degree in physical education or a related field, and to candidates who are interested, qualified and willing to coach a middle school or varsity sport for an additional stipend.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected].

Varisty Girls Head Basketball Coach

Lake Ridge Academy (North Ridgeville, Division 4) is currently seeking an experienced Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach. The ideal candidate will have previous head coach experience at the high school and/or college level as well as college playing experience. Candidates should have experience coaching all levels of talent and have a proven record of building a winning culture within a program while creating a fun environment where athletes succeed.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and a resume to [email protected]. Lake Ridge Academy will provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, age, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic background, or country of origin. The position will remain open until filled.

Part-Time Cleaner - Night Shift

A part-time cleaner, night shift, reports directly to the cleaning supervisor and is responsible for performing cleaning duties in order to provide a clean, orderly, and safe environment. The skills and knowledge required for this would generally be obtained with previous experience in building cleaning. The employee performs regular cleaning of campus facilities, and responds to emergency calls for service; works closely with employees and the public to meet the cleaning needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations. This is a part-time non-exempt position, with typical hours between 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Job requirements include a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of one year of experience in custodial and cleaning work. The applicant must also have a valid Ohio driver's license. 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.