MVCDS Job Postings


Position opening: Upper School Math Teacher
Type: Full-time Faculty (185 days paid over 12 months)
Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Aug. 10, 2023 orientation/opening week
Maumee Valley Country Day School is seeking a dynamic educator who orchestrates learning for students in ways that are engaging, challenging, and relevant. The successful candidate is a resourceful teacher who uses a range of pedagogical techniques in order to reach all learners and forge strong relationships with students and families.

This position reports to the Head of the Upper School and collaborates closely with the Upper School Math Department and Student Support Team. As a full-time employee, the position offers all benefits afforded to full-time staff, including a robust array of health and life insurance, retirement, and tuition remission.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Teach four sections of high school-level math, including Accelerated/AP level classes
    • Manage a student load of between 60 and 80 students
    • Nurture and support an advisee group of between 10 and 15 students
    • Participate in the life of the school by attending athletics, arts, fundraising, and other school events
    • Participate on committees and task forces as needed
    • Sponsor student clubs and activities as needed
    • Lead/co-teach Intensives (two out of three per year)
    • Meet performance goals established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning
    • Actively engage in personal and professional work in support of the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
Skills and Competencies:
    • STEM experience or experience/interest in developing experiential projects
    • Possess an interactive approach to teaching
    • Ability to collaborate within and between departments
    • Ideally have experience with differentiated instruction and developing Understanding By Design units
    • Be creative and have ideas for developing Intensive math units or courses
    • Be adept at teaching with graphing calculators and familiar with other technologies
    • Be enthusiastic about teaching math and pursuing professional development
    • Experience teaching upper-level math classes
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Faculty: Must be willing and able to secure an Ohio Permanent Non-Tax certificate or a 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, 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:
Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

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. Founded in 1884 and 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 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.
Maumee Valley Country Day School is the only age 3 - 12th grade accredited, co-educational, independent school in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.