MVCDS Job Postings

PART-TIME MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH, 8th GRADE ALGEBRA TEACHER

Position Opening: Part-Time Middle School Math, 8th Grade Algebra
Type: Part-time faculty
Application Deadline: Until filled
Start Date: August 10, 2022
Maumee Valley Country Day School is seeking a resourceful and innovative math teacher who utilizes a range of pedagogical techniques in order to reach all learners. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background and secondary school teaching experience with a degree in math.  

This position reports to the Head of Middle School and collaborates closely with the faculty and staff of the Middle School and the Math Department.  

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
Key Responsibilities and Duties:  
  • Demonstrate competency in the field of middle school mathematics
  • Teach a load of two 8th grade math classes 
  • Manage a student load between 40 - 50 students
  • Nurture and support students as needed 
  • Maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Demonstrate a genuine passion for teaching mathematics 
  • Embrace the school and math department mission statement

Skills and Competencies: 
  • Ability to teach 8th Grade Algebra
  • Flexible and adaptable 
  • Sense of humor and demonstrated success working with teenagers
  • Familiarity with experiential education 
  • Ability to differentiate instruction
  • Experience developing innovative curriculum with a backward design framework, such as Understanding by Design
  • Ability to collaborate within and between departments to emphasize interdisciplinary learning
  • Able to maximize advantages of a technology rich teaching environment

Credentials: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required

Faculty - Must be willing and able to secure an Ohio Permanent Non-Tax certificate or Professional Teaching license. The school will support you in obtaining this once hired. However, it must be secured within the first six months of employment for compliance purposes.

Background check:
All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check and confidentiality agreement.

Equal Employment Opportunity
We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, or veteran status, ancestry, or citizenship, in accordance with applicable laws. In addition, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. We value a diverse workforce.

Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against may discuss this with their supervisor or the Head of School.


HOW TO APPLY:
  1. Complete this 8-10 minute survey:  https://go.apply.ci/s/E2UrzEp33W
  2. Email your documents in PDF format to hr@mvcds.org.
    1. Documents needed: 
      1. cover letter, resume
      2. three written professional letters of reference
      3. copy of college transcripts.
    2. Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

About MVCDS
At Maumee Valley Country Day School, children dream, explore, and cultivate their passions and strengths. Our faculty and staff do the same. We are more than a school and more than a group of people—we are a community of lifelong learners who inspire joy. As the only PK-12 independent school in northwest Ohio, we support an accomplished and diverse student body within a progressive academic program. 

A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global—it is a journey of discovery and of action that defines each child’s learning experience. Through an intentionally crafted curriculum including active lessons as well as serendipitous explorations, a Maumee Valley education launches children toward the investigation of the world and helps them find their place in it. With our students at the center of our decision-making, we aspire to seek understanding, grow in our compassion and empathy, and adapt to the ever-changing world our students will one day lead. Maumee Valley is grounded in our Mission, Vision, Portrait of an MV Educator, Portrait of an MV Graduate, and commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

We believe in collaboration, innovation, and the power of community.
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Maumee Valley Country Day School is the only age 3 - 12th grade accredited, co-educational, independent school in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.