Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS), is an independent boarding/day school seeking a full-time science teacher, with experience teaching chemistry, beginning in August of 2019.
Candidates for this position should have the ability to teach a variety of science classes, from the middle school grades through senior electives. Our curriculum follows a traditional curriculum sequence, in a nontraditional environment, with opportunities to develop subject-specific electives at the advanced level. Candidates should be able to use technology effectively to support student learning and engagement, and be interested in ongoing professional growth. Candidates must also be comfortable working one-on-one with students, and be accessible and proactive in providing extra-help. A commitment to professional development and student-centered learning are expected. Opportunities for professional growth within this position exist.
Responsibilities include teaching four to five sections of secondary science, particularly in chemistry, across multiple levels, and supporting a diverse range of students’ needs and schedules. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to differentiate within each classroom, as well as design distance learning units. Successful candidates will be team-oriented, possess strong communication skills, be highly organized and flexible.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty members are fully involved in the co-curricular programs of the school. All members of the faculty are part of our Student Life Program and have regular weeknight duties as well as periodic weekend duties. Candidates should also be able to work collaboratively with teachers, coaches and student-athletes, have a valid driver’s license, and meet the professional requirements of the state and school, including passing a state background check.
A Bachelor’s Degree and prior teaching experience at the secondary school level are required. A Master’s Degree and independent school experience are preferred.
As one of the country’s premiere ski academies, GMVS develops students with a life-long love of learning, sport, and adventure. We work to create an environment in which our students can become well-rounded scholars, athletes, and citizens. Green Mountain Valley School is a boarding and day school in Waitsfield, VT serving 130 students in grades 7-PG. GMVS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related disability.
A Bachelor’s Degree and prior teaching experience at the secondary school level are required.