Lake Ridge Academy, the premier private K-12 day school on Cleveland's West Side, is more than just a place of exceptional academics. It's a vibrant community where students thrive, and every team member plays a vital role.

What We Offer:

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  • Competitive Salaries and Benefits

    We recognize and reward your talent with competitive compensation packages. Full-time employees enjoy benefits including subsidized health insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and generous tuition remission for children.
  • Professional Growth Opportunities

    Be part of a dynamic learning environment where you can develop your skills and advance your career.

Ready to Make an Impact?

We are seeking qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds with strong emotional intelligence. Explore our current openings and discover how your unique talents can contribute to the success of our students.

Join the Lake Ridge Academy family and embark on a rewarding career filled with purpose and passion!

Current Opportunities

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  • Middle School Language Arts Teacher

    Lake Ridge Academy is seeking a full-time Middle School Language Arts teacher for grades 7 and 8. The instructor will be responsible for designing curriculum and assessment strategies in collaboration with the English department. We welcome applicants who have a strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community as well as those with a similar commitment to including global literary works among the course texts. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of successful experience teaching close reading and analytical writing.

    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 with experience in curriculum design and, depending on experience and background, the candidate may be considered to fill the role of Department Chair. 
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  • Upper School Engineering Teacher & Institute Coordinator

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    Lake Ridge Academy is seeking an innovative and passionate Upper School Engineering Teacher to join our faculty team. The successful candidate will manage our state-of-the-art Makerspace, support student learning through hands-on experiences, teach practical physics, CAD, and other introduction to engineering courses, and serve as the Director of The Institute for Engineering and Innovation.
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  • Out-Of-School-Time (OST) Coordinator

    Overview: At Lake Ridge Academy, we are committed to providing a nurturing environment for extended-day students (during the school year) and summer campers (for six weeks in the summer) to learn and grow.
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  • Substitute Teachers

    We are accepting applications for certified teachers to substitute in grades K-8. This is an excellent opportunity for new teachers to build a curriculum vitae or for experienced teachers to keep their skills fresh. Please submit resumes via email to careers@lakeridgeacademy.org or mail to Lake Ridge Academy, 37501 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039.

About Our School

Lake Ridge Academy is a place where education ignites curiosity and students flourish. Founded by visionary parents, our mission remains steadfast: to create an exceptional learning environment where every student is known, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Step onto our vibrant 93-acre campus in North Ridgeville, Ohio, and you'll experience the unique spirit of Lake Ridge Academy. Here, it's about more than academics, although our college-prep curriculum is world-class. It's about fostering a warm and supportive community where:

Our Graduates: Confident Leaders for the Future

At Lake Ridge Academy, we cultivate critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and lifelong learners. Our graduates leave us prepared to thrive in college and beyond, equipped with the skills and confidence to positively impact the world.
Together, let's empower the next generation of leaders!
Lake Ridge Academy provides equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, age, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic background, or country of origin.
Lake Ridge Academy is the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland's west side. Our co-educational curriculum offers a unique blend of academics, extracurricular activities, and a focus on character development, all on our beautiful 93-acre campus. With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, our devoted faculty provides personalized attention to help every student thrive.