Maumee Valley is is the only secular, PS-12 independent school in northwest Ohio and boasts an accomplished and diverse student body, rigorous academic program, and impressive college profile. A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global.
Pre-K - Grade 8 Intervention Specialist
Maumee Valley Country Day School is seeking a dedicated, experienced and creative individual to serve as Intervention Specialist. This position is responsible for providing academic support to students from Preschool through 8th grade. In addition, this person will serve as a member of the Student Support Department, which is comprised of the school nurse, school psychologist, school counselor, Director of Student Life, and the student support specialists.
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 and administrators to do the following:
Facilitate monthly Student Support Meetings with each grade level to identify, discuss, and strategize accommodations and interventions for students who need remediation or enrichment
Collaborate with school psychologist, school counselor, and Division Heads to organize student support meetings and monitor progress of students receiving services
Plan and implement strategic interventions and activities to meet the needs of identified students
Work directly with identified students individually, in small groups, or within the classroom to develop and enhance skills
Administer additional diagnostic testing when necessary
Monitor the progress of identified students and report monthly to classroom teachers, parents, and Division Head
Attend weekly Student Support Department meetings to collaborate and ensure consistency of support measures across all divisions
Skills and Qualities:
The successful candidate will be:
Able to work independently
Knowledgeable about and sensitive to developmental needs of students
Education and Experience
Licensed teacher, Bachelor’s degree minimum
Master’s degree, Special Education Early Intervention Specialist license, Orton-Gillingham certification or Reading Specialist endorsement, Math endorsement preferred
Three years experience serving students with learning differences, designing accommodations, training faculty, interpreting psychoeducational testing
Three years of teaching or comparable experience in education
All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check.
How to Apply:
Please email your documents in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Documents needed:MVCDS Application, cover letter, resume, 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.
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.