Career Opportunities

The Mission of Our Lady of the Elms continues to be firmly rooted in our Catholic identity while progressively seeking out ways to continue our commitment for inclusivity through the respect for all cultures and religious diversity.  If you are interested in a career at the Elms, review the available positions below or send in a letter of intent stating your interest.

Interested faculty applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for employment at the Elms:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Statement of educational philosophy
  3. References (upon request)

Professionals seeking a staff or non-academic position at the Elms must submit the following to be considered for employment:

  1. Professional resume
  2. References (upon request)

Open Positions: 

JV Tennis Coach/Varsity Assistant

Our Lady of the Elms is seeking a JV Tennis Coach/Varsity Assistant for the 2017 fall season. Successful candidate will be responsible for all matters pertaining to the administration of coaching an athletic team, assist the Varsity Tennis Coach with team development and evaluation of athletes, and plan, accompany and supervise the team to and from all events including practices and competitions.  See full job description.

Send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Lindsay Fullerman, Athletic Director, Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio 44313. No phone calls, please.

Theology Teacher

Our Lady of the Elms is seeking a dynamic high school theology teacher to join us in educating young women today to be leaders tomorrow.

Primary responsibilities of a faculty member of the Theology department include planning and implementing a program of instruction based on the Bishops’ Doctrinal Framework, facilitating a class retreat, participating in Friday morning prayer services and working with the Theology Department to provide for the spiritual needs of the students. 

The candidate will be a practicing Catholic with active membership in a parish and hold a B.A. or advanced degree in Theology/Religious Studies.  A good working knowledge of technology in curriculum design and classroom presentation is preferred. 

Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:  Deborah Farquhar Jones, President, Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio  44313.  No phone calls, please.

Head Varsity Coach – Girls Basketball

Our Lady of the Elms is seeking a Head Varsity Coach for our girls basketball program.  The successful candidate will lead the planning, development and execution of the girls’ basketball program by focusing on building a positive culture and developing quality relationships with student-athletes and parents.  See full job description.

Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:  Lindsay Fullerman, Athletic Director, Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio  44313.  No phone calls, please.

Director of Annual Giving

Our Lady of the Elms seeks a Director of Annual Giving.  Reporting to the President, the Director is responsible for planning, implementing and managing the Annual Fund for the School.  See full job description for responsibilities.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Deborah Farquhar Jones, President, Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 West Exchange Street, Akron, OH   44313.  No phone calls, please.

Division Head Upper School

Our Lady of the Elms seeks a division head for its Upper School.  The Upper School head is the educational, instructional and spiritual leader for Grades 9 - 12. 

The Upper School head is responsible for the continuing Catholic faith formation of the Upper School faculty and students, the Upper School’s educational and co-curricular programs and managing the day-to-day operations of the Upper School.  This position is hired by the President and is directly responsible to the President for administering the educational and co-curricular programs of the division in a manner consistent with the School’s mission.  See full job description.

Send a cover letter articulating your vision for all-girls’ Catholic education, along with a resume and contact information for five professional references to:  Deborah Farquhar Jones, President, Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio   44313.  No phone calls, please.

Athletic Field Manger

Our Lady of the Elms School seeks to employ a Field Manager for their Athletic Complex situated at 3360 Ira Rd, Bath, OH, 44333 for the period of March 1 through November 30, 2017.  See full job description.  Send cover letter, resume, and references to Kevin Murphy.

Groundskeeping Crew

Our Lady of the Elms School seeks to employ a Groundskeeping Crew for their Athletic Complex situated at 3360 Ira Rd, Bath, OH, 44333 for the period of Monday April 4 through Friday November 25, 2017.  See full job description.  Send cover letter, resume, and references to Kevin Murphy.

Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach

Our Lady of the Elms is seeking a girls varsity volleyball coach for the fall 2017-2018 season.  See full job description.  Send cover letter and resume to Athletic Director Lindsay Fullerman.

Substitute Teacher

Substitute teachers must hold a bachelor’s degree, complete Virtus training, and undergo FBI/BCI background checks.

Preschool/elementary school resumes should be emailed to Chrystal Manos and middle and high school resumes should be emailed to Deborah Farquhar Jones.