The Miami Valley School seeks a passionate and skillful teacher, who is eager to invest her/his talents in our middle school english program. They should establish a supportive and engaging environment for middle school students (grades 6-8), demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, work collaboratively with colleagues and parents, possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate a teaching proficiency and comfort with a variety of different teaching and learning styles. In addition, this teacher will have completed coursework or possess teaching experience related to literature, grammar, and writing.
Strong candidates will have earned a bachelor’s degree in English or related field, an advanced degree is preferred.
Reports to: Director of Middle School
Embrace the vision of The Miami Valley School, incorporate Immersion Method, and Social Emotional Learning (SEL), in the classroom
Develop a lifelong appreciation for healthy and informed decision-making in their students
Demonstrate an ability to develop rapport with students
Commit to ongoing professional development
Lead and/or advise extracurricular activities, which include student clubs and athletics
Communicate with parents, both orally and in writing, effectively and often
Meet all other expectations and responsibilities as outlined by the Faculty Handbook
Teach four sections of middle school english
Lead/Co-lead an Immersion program in January, and potentially develop and propose new Immersion programs
Update Canvas, MVS’ Learning Management Software (LMS), and MyBackpack regularly to keep both students and families informed about student progress and performance
Attend faculty meetings
Fulfill all other faculty responsibilities that may occur outside the school day, including writing reports and planning, chaperoning student events, attending school-related functions, which include but are not limited to: Parent Information Night (PIN), Immersion PIN, Immersion Open House, and Middle School Closing Ceremonies
Serve as an advisor for a group of 8-10 students
Perform other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate or Master Degree in english or related field
Demonstrate computer literacy and proficiency (e.g., Google suite of applications, student information systems, and online grade book programs)
A desire to work with pre-teen and early adolescent students in an experiential and “hands-on” setting
Eligible candidates should submit a completed MVS employment application, cover letter, resume, and five images of current work, outlining your suitability for the position and interest in the mission of the school.to email@example.com. For more information on the school, follow the embedded links. Please do not call the school directly.
About The Miami Valley School
The Miami Valley School’s mission is to challenge young people of promise to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens. For a half-century, The Miami Valley School has provided a unique learning option for families in the Dayton, Ohio community. MVS is looking for unique educators who are ready to help refine a truly differentiated educational opportunity as MVS becomes a nationally-recognized leader in experience-based learning. Come be a part of designing a school of the future.