Employment Opportunities

We are glad you’re interested in job opportunities at MVS. Our mission is to challenge young people of promise to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens. Instructions for applying for specific positions are included. We look forward to reviewing your application.

MVS Employment Opportunities

Substitute Teacher for Grades EC-12

The Miami Valley School is seeking substitute teachers for early childhood through twelfth grade. The candidates should have degrees or expertise in their field in addition to processing a passion for working with students in an independent school setting. Instructors at The Miami Valley School employ a variety of different teaching techniques to meet the needs of a diverse community.

Interested candidates should submit a completed MVS Employment Application including cover letter, resume, and philosophy of education to:

The Office of the Head of School

The Miami Valley School

5151 Denise Drive

Dayton, Ohio 45429

(937) 434-1033 (fax)


Part-time Mandarin (Grades K-2)

Title: Part-time Mandarin T eacher (grades K-2)

Position Summary

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.

Part-time Mandarin Teachers (grades K-2)

For more information on the school, follow the embedded links .

Interested candidates should submit a completed MVS Employment application (found here) and their credentials, including a letter of interest, resume, list of references, and a

philosophy of education to Director of Academics Deb Spiegel at deborah.spiegel@mvschool.com .

Expectations:

●Embrace the vision of The Miami Valley School, incorporates Immersion Method , and Social Emotional Learning ( SEL) , in the classroom

●Develop a lifelong appreciation for world language in their students

●Demonstrate an ability to develop rapport with students

●Communicate with parents, both orally and in writing, effectively and often

●Collaborate with the world language department team to develop a continuity of instruction from EC through 12th grade

●Embrace the five essential traits of an excellent MVS teacher

○ To compassionately engage, inspire, and nurture students

○ To demonstrate passion for teaching and learning,

○ To be an effective communicator who demonstrates a collaborative and collegial spirit

○ To enthusiastically and actively support the school community, its mission and core values

○ To demonstrate knowledge a nd expertise in teaching methodology and content

Interested candidates should send a resume and list of references to michele.gaudet@mvschool.com

Development Database and Research Coordinator


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.

JOB SUMMARY: The Miami Valley School is seeking a meticulous and accurate database administrator and research coordinator. This individual reports to the Director of Development and oversees the day-to-day operations of all aspects of the Development Office database to assure the highest standards of quality, consistency, and accuracy in its alumni and development-related systems. The Database and Research Coordinator provides strategic leadership, as well as long-range and short-term planning, in the areas of gift processing, database integrity, gift acknowledgment, reporting, data analysis and system enhancements. This individual will also actively research and investigate potential individual donors, foundations, and other sources of contributed income prospects and maintain ongoing records of research results. This is a full-time year round position.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Database Administration

Senior Systems is an SQL-based database and is connected to many functions of the school—development/alumni office, finance and academics. This position ensures the ongoing accuracy and integrity of the database by updating department documentation, providing user training, implementing quality control measures and regular corrections/updates.

  • Responsible for oversight of the database and overall data integrity, reports, gift and demographic data entry, prospect management, and overall system upgrades and usage
  • Implement new methods of coding to extract data properly
  • Coordinate with academic registrar to ensure that appropriate information is shared among the modules including the creation of student and parent records as new students enroll
  • Assist as internal help-desk for Sr. Systems challenges and questions
  • Assist advancement staff in proper use of the database


Gift/Data Entry

Responsible for the execution of the gift entry process, coordinating with the finance office to ensure the timely entry of gifts, working in an analytic and consultative manner with users in the department, and producing queries, data exports, and reports to meet their needs.

  • Produce daily gift deposits
  • Print and mail all acknowledgment and pledge reminder documentation
  • Develop and produce detailed monthly gift reports
  • Receive all returned mail and change of address notifications and enter corrections as appropriate

Data Management

  • Manage the preparation of mail lists and mail merges
  • Oversee monthly financial reconciliation with the Business Office
  • Respond to auditor queries concerning annual audit
  • Develop and maintain a dynamic list of policies, procedures and regulations related to the use of the School’s data management systems
  • Other duties and general development office assistance as assigned

Technology

  • Collaborate with the Technology Department on database system
  • Consult with users to guide, define and evaluate the data needs of the department
  • Analyze systems, recommend solutions, and oversee upgrades, conversions, fixes, and plug-ins, etc.

Queries/ Reports

  • Produce and edit all lists and reports for Annual Report
  • Produce mailing lists for advancement staff
  • Develop complex queries and special reports to aid in the decision-making process related to the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospects.
  • Design and produce prospect reports and other reports as needed


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent education and experience) with a minimum of three year’s relevant experience in database management
  • Support of the School’s mission and core values
  • Experience with Google applications including Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in using Microsoft Office programs, especially in using the mail merge tool and Excel functions.
  • Demonstrated success in detail-oriented work and outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability to track and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively, positively and accurately in person and in writing with all constituents in a school environment
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality results on schedule
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends, particularly during peak periods
  • Work with special events coordinator managing event data, ensuring proper receipting and consolidation of data

MVS uses an SQL-based system used most commonly in the education industry. Applicants do NOT need to have prior experience with Senior Systems, but prior experience working with SQL-based database systems is required— training in Senior Systems will be provided.


Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to terri.putt@mvschool.com


French Teacher

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.

MVS is seeking a dynamic, innovative and experienced upper school French teacher able to teach beginning, level I, through advanced, level V, French courses. Native or near-native fluency is preferred as well as time spent in France or francophone countries. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to help shape the department, with its offerings of French, Mandarin and Spanish, through the strengths and interests they bring to the table. The candidate must possess a passion for working with students in grades 9-12, work well within a collaborative team, have excellent communication skills, and demonstrate a teaching proficiency and comfort with a variety of different teaching and learning styles. The candidate should be committed to the ACTFL language proficiency standards and have a passion for sharing French culture as manifested in music, films, cuisine, art and literature.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute to the community through club sponsorship, music and performing arts, world languages, and/or coaching a sport of interest to the school. The appropriate candidate will have an opportunity to contribute to the Immersion program, designing and leading programs that fit their passions and the needs of the school community. Previous experience teaching in a rigorous academic setting is preferred. For more information on the upper school, follow the embedded links.

Interested candidates should submit a completed MVS Employment Application and their credentials, including a letter of interest, resume, list of references, and a philosophy of education to Director of Upper School Blair Munhofen.

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