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Working in a School District 
Inspire children and be inspired by them.  Become an Akron Public Schools employee and build relationships with young people while providing help and guidance as they learn about unfamiliar topics and master new skills. 
Come to work with us at APS.  You will make a difference and influence students' lives and future endeavors.

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Kathy McVey
Executive Director
  Programs that work ... for you and your students

At Akron Public Schools, you’ll find a school system that works. We have the people, programs and facilities that inspire, support, enrich and enable our staff and students to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Current job postings

Why work at APS?
  • Professional development – opportunities to learn and grow including our Great Leaders Masters’ Cohort, Great Leaders Inspired Leaders program and Aspiring Principals Academy
  • Collaboration and comradery
  • Career advancement opportunities 
  • Mentoring – peer support through our Resident Educator Mentoring program 
  • Competitive pay and benefits – salaries currently range from approx. $41,000 (beginning teacher) to $91,000 (veteran teacher with graduate training)
  • New buildings and facilities – beautiful, modern facilities at our community learning centers (CLCs) 
  • State-of-the-art technology – SMART technology, computer labs and media-rich learning resource centers 
  • Specialty programs in the arts, International Baccalaureate, STEM, engineering, early college and career education
About APS 

Akron Public Schools is located in Akron, Ohio, in the northeastern part of the state. It is the fifth largest district in Ohio with approximately 21,000 students enrolled, 51 schools and community learning centers (CLCs), and more than 4,100 employees. Teacher-to-student ratio is 22:1. 

The district features:
  • nine high schools (including four CLCs).
  • nine middle schools (including six CLCs).
  • thirty-one elementary schools (including 25 CLCs).
  • two dedicated preschools.
  • two alternative learning programs.
Community Learning Centers

Community learning centers (CLCs) provide students and Akron area residents with places to learn, gather and connect during, after school and on weekends. 

Get to know Akron
Akron is an exciting, energetic community with Midwest charm. It is home to nationally recognized park systems, a minor league baseball team, outstanding healthcare systems and major universities. It is an innovation hub complemented by eclectic neighborhoods and a vibrant art and music scene.

With Cleveland less than 40 miles to the north and Canton 20 miles to the south, this Northeast Ohio region comprises big cities and small towns to form a welcoming community for those who come here to teach.

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