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 creative decision-making in their students
Demonstrate an ability to develop rapport with students
Commit to ongoing professional development
Communicate with parents, both orally and in writing, effectively and often
Embrace the five essential traits of an excellent MVS teacher
To compassionately engage, inspire, and nurture students
To demonstrate passion for teaching and learning
To be an effective communicator who demonstrates a collaborative and collegial spirit
To enthusiastically and actively support the school community, its mission and core values
To demonstrate knowledge and expertise in teaching methodology and content
Meet all other expectations and responsibilities as outlined by the Faculty Handbook
Teach assigned classroom within a Grade 5 level
Organize and Complete requests for class field trips and class purchase requests
Lead/Co-lead Mini Immersion program in January
Develop and propose new units each year, including new Mini Immersions
Lead/Co-lead a week long immersion trip to Williamsburg, VA. in May.
Update Canvas, MVS’ Learning Management Software (LMS), and MyBackpack regularly to keep both students and families informed about student progress, performance, and news/happenings
Attend faculty meetings
Collaborate with the Heads of Department and Academic Team to develop a continuity of curriculum
Fulfill all other faculty responsibilities that may occur outside the school day, including writing progress reports and planning, attending school-related functions, which include but are not limited to: Parent Information Night (PIN), Parent-Teacher Conferences, Promotion Ceremonies, Graduation
Attend/ Participate in Monday Assembly and/or Morning Meetings
Perform other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate or Master Degree in Education
Certificate in Elementary Education, preferred
Demonstrate computer literacy and proficiency (e.g., Google suite of applications, student information systems and online grade book programs)
Desire to work with lower school students in an experiential and “hands-on” setting
Eligible candidates should submit a completed MVS employment application, as well as a cover letter and resume that outlines your suitability for the position and interest in the mission of the school to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.