Thank you for your interest in working at GEMS! We are an EL Education K-8 charter school in Columbus, Ohio located by The Ohio State University’s campus. As a member of the Graham Family of Schools, we are committed to fostering each child’s unique potential and curiosity within a safe, nurturing environment. Students engage in authentic, standards-based learning experiences that involve growth in academics and strong connections to our community. A school culture of quality and character empowers students, as life-long learners, to care for themselves, each other, and the world.


After reviewing applicants materials, selected applicants will be invited to: 

  • An initial virtual interview with a small group of administrators and teachers ((on Zoom)

  • After the initial interview, candidates who are invited to the second stage of our interview process will be asked to join us at Graham Elementary and Middle School, to conduct a demo lesson (if applying for a classroom teaching position), engage in one-on-one and group interviews, observe in classrooms, and experience the GEMS student and staff culture.

To view job descriptions, please go to the following link: bit.ly/GEMSjobdescriptions

To apply, please go to the following link: bit.ly/GEMShiring  


Applicants should possess the following knowledge and experience:

  • Valid Ohio Educator License for the grade level and/or content area you are applying

  • Pass BCI and FBI background check

  • Bachelor’s degree required


We accept resumes for all positions at any time during the school year. If you are interested in being considered for a job at GEMS in the future, please complete our application


Jobs at GEMS:

Elementary Teacher

Elementary Specials - Art, Makers, Physical Education/movement, Coding, Music, etc. 

Elementary Inclusion Specialist (special education)

Middle School Math Teacher

Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Middle School Specials - Art, Makers, Physical Education, Coding, Music, Drama, Engineering, etc.

Middle School Inclusion Specialist (special education)


Guidance Counselor

School Secretary

Full Time Building Substitute

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