Maumee Valley Country Day School Position Opening: Upper School Math Teacher
Type: Full-time Faculty Start Date: August 9, 2021
Maumee Valley is a community of lifelong learners. A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global. As the only secular, PS-12 independent school in northwest Ohio, Maumee Valley supports an accomplished and diverse student body within a rigorous academic program on their journey to finding the right fit for college and career. Maumee Valley Country Day School’s mission is to enable students to become enlightened, compassionate and contributing citizens of our global community while preparing graduates for their best opportunities in higher education. Maumee Valley’s long-standing commitment to experiential education remains a hallmark of a student’s experience, where each student is guided through a personal journey carefully constructed in partnership with faculty advisors. Students come from all walks of life and all over the world where diverse learners, voices, stories, and experiences are heard in order to empower and educate our community members.
A Maumee Valley employee 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. The community will feel safe, respected, and confident in the environment created by this candidate. We ask all of our employees to do the following:
Nurture community through actions and attitudes; and
Exemplify personal and professional integrity.
Upper School Math Teacher
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 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.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
teach 4 sections of high school level math including Accelerated/AP level classes
manage a student load of between 60 and 80 students
nurture and support 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)
support the school vision and mission
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
ideally, have experience developing UBD 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
All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your documents in PDF format to [email protected] Documents needed:MVCDS Application, cover letter, resume, and three professional letters of reference. Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
About Maumee Valley Country Day School
Employment at Maumee Valley is more than a job. It is an opportunity to join a community of learners who seek challenge, commitment, and strong relationships. Because we are an independent college preparatory school, much is required of our administrators, faculty and staff.
Maumee Valley Country Day School's mission is to enable students to become enlightened, compassionate and contributing citizens of our global community, while preparing graduates for their best opportunities in higher education.
The Upper school is recognized for it’s extraordinary learning opportunities. The Upper School’s Winterim program enhances students' learning with intensive, focused month long experiences. Students select from offerings that include classes, local as well as international educational trips and independent study projects. The Fine and Performing Arts programs are a part of the core curriculum of the Upper School. The school also has an international student program that provides a unique learning opportunity for international students as well as provides the student body with unique exposure to diverse cultures and ideas.