The Miami Valley School seeks a (primarily) Middle School Mathematics Teacher that is a passionate and skillful teacher, who will establish a supportive and engaging environment for upper and middle school students (grades 6-12), demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate and inclusive 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. Candidates should be able to teach pre-algebra, algebra I, and geometry and be willing to teach cross-divisionally in the upper school as needed. Preferred skills are: teaching experience in various subfields of mathematics (e.g., statistics and probability, algebra, geometry, computer science, etc.) related to her/his teaching responsibilities. Additional duties include co-teaching and designing a 3-week immersive and interdisciplinary course, which may involve domestic travel. Ideal candidates will possess prior experience teaching mathematics in middle and/or upper school settings, advising clubs, coaching athletics, and/or leading student travel learning programs. Candidates without prior teaching experience will also be considered..
Reports to: Director of Middle School
Demonstrate a commitment to culturally inclusive curricula and inclusive classroom practices.
Build collaborative partnership with students and parents
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through engagement in ongoing professional development
Teach four sections of primarily middle school mathematics (this may include pre-algebra, linear algebra, quadratic algebra, algebra I, or geometry)
Lead/Co-lead an Immersion program in January
Develop and propose new courses each year, including new Immersion programs
Serve as an advisor for a group of 10-12 middle school students
Lead and/or advise extracurricular activities, which include student clubs and athletics
Undergraduate or advanced degree in Mathematics or related field
Desire to work with pre-teen and early adolescent students in an experiential and “hands-on” setting
The Miami Valley School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic testing, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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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.