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Ruffing Montessori School is located in the beautiful residential community of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. With a 60+ year history, Ruffing’s 46,000+ square foot, LEED certified building sits on three acres and includes a recently completed outdoor learning environment. Educating children from 18 months through eighth grade, Ruffing is a thriving co-educational, independent school, with a national reputation for excellence.

Ruffing’s Montessori program, firmly rooted in the developmental stages of children, emphasizes freedom with responsibility, promoting independence and self-direction in a collaborative learning environment. Ruffing’s faculty are experienced Montessori-trained educators who work with children in multi-aged classrooms. A rigorous curriculum emphasizes geography, history, humanities, world culture, global language, physical education and the arts in addition to the core subjects of science, mathematics, reading and writing. Ruffing graduates are well-prepared for high school and have a very strong track record of acceptance in secondary schools.

Ruffing Montessori School encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for employment. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our mission.  

Ruffing Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, physical ability, handicap, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran status. The school’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

LOWER ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANT

BUILDING SUBSTITUTE TEACHER 

AUXILIARY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

AFTER SCHOOL CARE PROVIDERS

TODDLER COMMUNITY CLASSROOM ASSISTANT

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC TEACHERS
Ruffing seeks instrumental music teachers for various instruments: guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, and piano. The teacher(s) will conduct on-site private lessons with students during our after-school hours, 3-6 PM. Experience teaching and working with children is preferred. This role comes with the opportunity to organize a group performance at the end of the school year. Please contact Alyssa Lizzini at alyssal@ruffingmontessori.net to inquire about the position.