We are a school driven by the pursuit of Altiora, “the higher things,” according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church - the same characteristic we look for in our employees.

Elder High School. A Great Place to Work.

Unless otherwise directed within an individual job posting, candidates interested in our available career opportunities should send a résumé and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to our Human Resources Manager at summerssm@elderhs.net.

Available Job Openings

COLOR GUARD DIRECTOR
The Elder High School Color Guard located in Cincinnati, Ohio is seeking a Color Guard Director effective immediately. This position will oversee all aspects of the Guard program in the Elder Band. The Color Guard Director attends all after school rehearsals and all performances. The Elder High School Marching Band is a non-competitive marching band and performs at all the home football games, playoff games, local parades, and local festivals. The Winter Guard group competes in MEPA Circuit and most recently competed in Scholastic A class and was a WGI Nashville regional finalist in 2022. Applicants with the desire to grow and develop a comprehensive color guard program are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate has WGI and/or DCI experience as well as successful experience teaching in both outdoor and indoor color guard. Pay is competitive and compensated based upon experience.

Candidate must demonstrate the ability to:
Oversee and manage the Elder High School Color Guard Program (Color Guard, Winter Guard) and report to the Band Director.
  • Teach and demonstrate all Color Guard implements (Flag, Rifle, Sabre, Dance).
  • Create, arrange, and implement Color Guard choreography, both as an integrated part of the marching band (Field Show and Parades), and for the Winter Guard.
  • Budget and plan based on program needs and means.
  • Recruit, grow and maintain the program.
  • Teach various levels of students from beginner to intermediate.
  • Attend all summer rehearsals including band camp and summer sectionals.
  • Be an effective planner in a rehearsal setting.
  • Maintain a culture that promotes student success.
  • Maintain and facilitate auditions.
  • Maintain effective communication with staff, parents, and students.

Background Checks for Teaching & Non-Teaching Employees

Elder High School complies with The Decree on Child Protection which is promulgated by the Archbishop of Cincinnati. Our fingerprinting policy includes manual fingerprinting for employees and electronic background checks for all employees and volunteers.

All teaching and non-teaching employees are required to have FBI (federal) and BCI (state) fingerprints completed prior to employment at Elder High School. Additionally, a one-time only Selection.com Electronic Background Check is to be completed at the same time. Once the checks return with no issues, the employee is cleared to start his/her employment at Elder.

Teaching (certificated) employees are required only to complete FBI fingerprints every five (5) years, with the exception of those who have lived outside the State of Ohio within those five (5) years. Those employees would be required to complete BCI fingerprints in addition to the FBI fingerprints.

Non-teaching employees are required to complete both FBI and BCI fingerprinting every five (5) years.

Following the suggestion of the Ohio Department of Education, Elder High School has adopted the policy with regards to completing fingerprints prior to the upcoming school year on any employee who has expiring fingerprints within that school year.

Compensation & Benefits

Elder High School offers a robust benefits package including healthcare, dental, vision, flexible/child care spending accounts, and 401K and Roth 401K retirement options with 4% employer contribution and a match up to 3%.

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    Mrs. Susan Summers 

    Human Resources Manager
    513-921-3476