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Summer Ruffing It! 2018 Camp Positions Available

February 22, 2018

Are you looking for a supportive work environment where you can grow in your practice and fully use your skills and talents? Are you passionate about working with children?

Ruffing seeks dedicated, energetic, experienced professionals to join our talented Summer Ruffing It! faculty community.

If you love kids, love to be active, are creative and outgoing, and consider yourself a team player who is responsible and dependable, we would love to have you join our team. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to:

Joy Whitlow
Director of Auxiliary Programs


Leader in Training (LIT)

Join our camp staff for the summer and gain experience supervising campers while being mentored by senior staff members. All LITs must be at least 13 years of age and are required to participate in pre-camp training.


Visual and Performing Arts Instructors

Seeking experienced visual and performing arts instructors to:

  • Plan activities that give children the opportunity to express themselves creatively;
  • Facilitate activities that give children a sense of accomplishment from mastering techniques and completing projects;
  • Use group management skills to engage all children in daily activities.

Previous SRI! programming has included drama, dance, arts and crafts, music, and sculpture.


Creative Arts and Science (CAS) Instructors

Seeking experienced arts and science instructors to:

  • Develop creative coursework that emphasizes the development of arts and science skills;
  • Supervise groups of 15-20 students.

Previous CAS offerings have included a wide variety of exciting and challenging STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)-based adventures lead by professional artists, musicians and trained educators.


Spanish Immersion Camp Instructor

Seeking a Spanish instructor to:

  • Design and lead exciting and age appropriate lesson plans for students, Grades 1- 6, in a full-day Spanish immersion program

Previous Spanish Immersion Camp activities have also included art, sports, soccer, crafts, cooking, and outdoor activities.


Sports, Recreation & Outdoor Education Instructors

Seeking sports and recreation instructors to:

  • Develop age appropriate activities that keep children active and help them develop athletic skills, teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Use group management skills to engage all children in daily activities.

Previous sports and recreation programming has included activities such as soccer, ultimate Frisbee, flag football, outdoor education, basketball and tennis.

Sports instructors must be at least of college age and have experience organizing relevant activities.

Note: All instructors must participate in staff training prior to the beginning of camp.



Evening Housekeeping (part-time)

January 19, 2018

Ruffing Montessori School, an independent, co-educational school serving children 18 months through 8th grade, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is seeking an energetic and collaborative individual to join our evening housekeeping team on a part-time basis.

Reporting to the Director of Business & Operations, our housekeepers play an important role in the life and appearance of the School. Our School uses sustainable cleaning products that are not harmful to people or the environment. The ideal candidate will have strong time management skills, initiative, an unflappable temperament, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Most of all, the successful candidate will demonstrate keen enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a clean and beautiful learning environment.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, current resume, and list of references to ten.i1519537433rosse1519537433tnomg1519537433niffu1519537433r@mar1519537433bed1519537433. Materials will be reviewed as received and initial interviews will begin immediately, with next steps in the process to follow quickly.

Ruffing Montessori School   |   3380 Fairmount Blvd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118   |   Phone: (216) 321-7571   |   Hours 8am-4pm M-F   |   After Hours Phone (216) 321-0913