At APS, we believe that the success of our district is primarily dependent upon its people.
We believe that if each employee is able to reach his/her greatest potential through job satisfaction and career opportunities, then ultimately, we will be able to deliver a superior benefit to our students and families.
Why work at APS?
- Competitive pay and benefits
- Career advancement opportunities
- Professional development
- Employee Resource Groups
- Beautiful, modern facilities at our community learning centers (CLCs)
- State-of-the-art technology including SMART technology, computer labs, media-rich learning resource centers, 1:World technology
- Peer support through our Resident Educator Mentoring and Peer Assistance Review programs
- Collaboration and comradery
APS works to achieve excellence through equity by eliminating inequities so that all APS scholars, families and educators will be seen, heard and valued. It is the fifth largest district in Ohio with approximately 20,000 students enrolled, 47 schools and community learning centers (CLCs), and more than 3,500 employees.
Akron Public Schools (APS) is a designated Ford Next Generation Learning Community located in Akron, Ohio, and the only district in Ohio that offers Pre-K-12 College & Career Academies. The College & Career Academies transform the student learning experience through hands-on learning supported by an extensive network of business and community partners.
The district features:
- Community Learning Centers that provide students and Akron-area residents with places to learn, gather and connect during and after school and on weekends.
- nine high schools (including five CLCs)
- nine middle schools (including six CLCs)
- 31 elementary schools (including 25 CLCs)
- two dedicated preschools
- two alternative learning programs
- Specialty programs and schools in the arts, International Baccalaureate, STEM, engineering, Akron Early College High School and the I Promise School
- Pre-K-12 College & Career Academies supported by local businesses and aligned to students' specific interests