Upper School Math/Science Teacher

Type: Full-time faculty
Application Deadline: Until filled
Start Date: August 2020
A Maumee Valley teacher is a guide who orchestrates learning for students in ways that are engaging, challenging and relevant. The successful candidate is a resourceful and innovative teacher who utilizes a range of pedagogical techniques in order to reach all learners. All learners will feel safe, respected and confident in the environment created by this candidate.

We ask all of our teachers to do the following:

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Teach a full load of high school level courses, in the mathematics and science departments
  • Manage a student load of between 60 and 80 students
  • Nurture and support an advisee group of between 8 and 12 students
  • Participate in the life of the school by attending athletic, arts, fundraising, and other school events
  • Chaperone school functions, such as dances and school trips as needed
  • Participate on committees and task forces as needed
  • Mentor student clubs and activities as needed
  • Maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues
Skills and Competencies:
  • Sense of humor and demonstrated success working with teenagers
  • Ability to teach a range of high school mathematics classes from 9th grade to Advanced Placement
  • Ability to teach a range of high school science physical science classes
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • 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

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

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your documents in PDF format to hr@mvcds.org.
Documents needed: MVCDS Application, cover letter, resume, and three written professional letters of reference, and a copy of college transcripts. Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
 
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