STEM Teacher

The Greater Dayton School

Provide world-class schooling to students from low-income communities. The Greater Dayton School is Ohio’s first non-religious private PreK-8th grade school exclusively for students from under-resourced backgrounds.

What is great about this role?

  • Impact & Innovation: Teach the whole child – physical health, character, financial literacy, and more. Our classes are mixed age and we teach to the individual.
  • Wellness Services: Our students receive pediatric, dental, mental health, vision, and other wellness support during school.
  • Resources for Students and Teachers: We spend $30K per child annually, three times the national average. We’re leveling the playing field for kids!
  • Reduced Student-to-Teacher Ratio: 2 teachers per class of 20 students.
  • Collaborative Work Environment with High-Performing Colleagues
  • State-of-the-art Campus: We’re building a $50M campus designed by one of the nations top architectural firms, set to be complete Fall 2023.

Does this describe you?

  • Do you love kids? Are you one of the best teachers in your district?
  • Do you have a passion to teach students from low-income communities?
  • Do you like to innovate and work with a team of high-performing educators?
  • Do you want to throw out the industrial model of schooling and teach in a student-centered way

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Design and teach STEM project-based learning units and lessons in grades PreK-3rd.
  • Create projects related to real-world problems.
  • Use a competency based learning assessment method to align and grade projects.
  • Document student learning via portfolios on a learning management system.
  • Organize and manage inventory of STEM Lab supplies and equipment and the classroom environment.

Character Traits and Preferred Experience:

  • At least 1 year of elementary grades teaching experience.
  • Content knowledge in STEM subjects.
  • Ability to effectively manage students and a classroom environment.
  • Experience with competency based learning assessment models.
  • Experience with learning management systems (e.g. Canvas).
  • Knowledge of student centered learning models, personalized learning, or blended learning instruction (preferred).


Base salary – starting at $59,000+

Full Benefits – health/vision/dental/life insurance for individual + family with 0% paycheck deductions, 401K retirement, 6 flexible paid time off days, holidays, child care assistance, relocation packages, paid gym membership, morning coffee/tea, free lunches daily, unlimited color/black white copies, and more!


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