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Human Resources

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Forest Hills School District’s Human Resources department is committed to recruiting and retaining talented employees who desire to educate and support Forest Hills students! Approximately 890 full and part-time employees work to teach, counsel, transport, mentor, nourish and coach students in a safe and secure 21st-century learning environment that allows students to excel every day. Through staff collaboration and engagement, as well as competitive salaries and benefits, Forest Hills employees are able to grow professionally, excel in their roles and make a difference in the lives of students.

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Job Postings and Applications

The Human Resources department posts job openings online and uses an online application process for full-time, part-time, and substitute positions. You can find the job application portal here.

Questions regarding job postings or the application process should be directed to Angela Angel, Human Resources Specialist, at (513) 231-3600, ext. 2959.

Interested in Substitute Teaching?

Substitute teaching candidates can apply here. Please note, candidates need a background check to substitute teach. Please schedule an appointment with Angela Angel by phone at (513) 231-3600 ext. 2959 or by email at

Interested in Pre-Service Placement?

Students and college placement coordinators can learn more about the process for pre-service placement here.

Background Checks

Our Human Resources office provides background checks by appointment only for our employees or potential employees. We do not provide background checks for outside agencies.

All employees must be fingerprinted and receive BCII and FBI background checks before working in the district. The cost of this procedure is $48, payable by cash (exact change only) or check at time of application. The district will not accept background checks from outside agencies. 

Fingerprinting may be completed in the Human Resources Office at 7946 Beechmont Ave. by appointment only. 

Background check processing times may take from 24 hours to two months. 

Background checks are valid for 5 years.

For background check appointments, please reach out to:

Patty Dold
Human Resources Specialist 
Serving Classified Employees (Transportation, Paraprofessionals, Administrative Assistants, Food Service, Custodial/Maintenance, Aides, Coaches)
Phone: (513) 231-3600 ext. 2951

Angela Angel
Human Resources Specialist
Serving Certified Employees (Administrators, Teachers, Counselors, Related Services, Substitute Teachers, Student Teachers/Interns)
Phone: (513) 231-3600 ext. 2959

Title IX

Forest Hills School District takes employee and student civil rights and discrimination very seriously. The District has assembled a Title IX team to receive complaints and to investigate and resolve policy violations. Every employee has been trained on their responsibility and the team has undergone additional extensive training based on the role each has in the process.

Our Title IX team consists of:

Coordinators & Investigators

Rob Fellows
Executive Director of Human Resources
(513) 231-3600
7946 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255 
Betsy Ryan      
Director of Special Education
(513) 231-3600
7946 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255 

Decision Makers

Larry Hook
(513) 231-3600
7946 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255

Kim Tinsley
Assistant Superintendent
(513) 231-3600
7946 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255

Awards Programs

Employees who exemplify a commitment to Forest Hills’ students and education are regularly recognized during Board of Education meetings. Certified staff members are also recognized annually through local awards programs, such as the Hamilton County Educational Service Center Celebrate Excellence Educator Award and the Anderson Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year programs. Nominations for these awards can be submitted to the Communications Department in January of each year.

Anthem Transparency in Coverage Website

Employees who participate in the district-sponsored health care plan can click here to access machine readable files, including items like applicable in-network negotiated rate files, out-of-network allowed amount files and out-of-area rates. For additional information on health benefits, please contact Yuri Hausterman, Payroll and Benefits Manager, at


Questions or concerns about compliance, nondiscrimination, equal employment opportunity and disability discrimination should be directed to Rob Fellows, Director of Human Resources, at (513) 231-3600, ext. 2964 or


Forest Hills School District is an equal opportunity employer. Forest Hills Schools does not discriminate nor tolerate harassment in its employment opportunities, educational programs or activities for any reason including on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, military status, ancestry, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.

Questions? Contact Us!

Rob Fellows, Director of Human Resources
Human Resources Office: (513) 231-3600, ext. 2959

FHSD Central Office
7946 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255

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