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)

Long Term Substitute Middle School Math Teacher

The Miami Valley School is seeking an experienced middle school math teacher for a long-term substitute teaching position. This position will be opening in early September 2017 and will continue through Thanksgiving. Candidates must possess a BA/BS and a passion for working with students at the middle school level in an independent school setting.

The candidate must have a strong foundation in mathematics from pre-algebra through honors geometry. Responsibilities include teaching five classes, monitoring a daily study hall, and serving as an advisor to approximnately twelve students.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to:

Mike Boyer


The Miami Valley School Special Events 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.


The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. This position supports all areas of the Development Office, as instructed by the Director of Development, with a specific emphasis on The Miami Valley School’s Annual Auction, Homecoming Weekend, Golf Outing and other stewardship and cultivation events. This is a full-time, year-round position.


  • Plan and execute all aspects of development and alumni events, including but not limited to:
    • Annual Auction: consisting of an online auction, silent auction, live auction, paddle-raise, dinner sponsorship (corporate and individual) and event run-of-show.
    • Alumni Distinguished Award Dinner and Homecoming Weekend: a multi-event weekend, including homecoming games and a reunion event
    • Other Stewardship and Cultivation Events: including Grandparents Day, Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, Leadership Donor Thank You party, and the Alumni Holiday party
    • Leadership of alumni, parents and faculty committees to plan outreach efforts for events and activities
  • Utilize appropriate project management and event management software to manage complex data, particularly to track auction items and sales, and event attendees
  • Work with communications team to create event communications timelines and promotional and event materials, including newsletters, invitations, web pages, social media posts, an auction catalog, videos, etc.
  • Contract and manage vendors during all stages of planning process for all events
  • Responsible for creating robust volunteer teams to support the goals of development and alumni events by recruiting, training, managing and cultivating parents and alumni volunteers
  • Serve as a member of the MVS Alumni Council, responsible for planning and executing alumni events that engage the MVS alumni community
  • Support other Development Office initiatives, including the Annual Fund, Alumni Relations, and Capital Campaign, as needed
  • Occasional nights and weekends required


  • BA required; MA preferred
  • 3-5 years of fundraising event experience, preferably in an independent school environment
Salary based on experience. Resume, cover letter and references should be sent to Terri Putt at terri.putt@mvschool.com

Part Time Faculty Soin Early Childhood School

Soin Early Childhood School
Part-time Teacher Position
8:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Monday - Friday

We are looking for a teacher with at least a
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education and experience working with ages three - five years old.
    • Should be knowledgeable about Waldorf, Montessori and Reggio philosophies and want to be part of a dynamic teaching team. Potential for additional hours with substitute teaching.
Position available immediately
Send resumes attention:
Julie Patel, Director of Soin Early Childhood School


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