Employment

Oak Meadow is a homeschooling curriculum publisher and a distance learning school with over 600 students enrolled worldwide in grades K -12. We seek resourceful, dynamic individuals to join our talented group of educational professionals in supporting Oak Meadow's growing community of homeschooling families from around the world.

Our staff and faculty are deeply committed to providing an engaging, personalized education for our students. Staff members work in our Vermont office--an open, sunny, converted warehouse in Brattleboro. Faculty members work from home, but come to Brattleboro once a month for faculty meetings devoted to sharing and cultivation of best practices in distance learning.

Before applying for any positions, we recommend reading the educational philosophy behind our award-winning curriculum and our unique distance learning model. You might also want to meet our K-8 and High School faculty, read the latest issue of our educational journal, and browse our Bookstore to familiarize yourself with our impact in the educational field.

To request additional information, please send a letter of interest with your resume to hr@oakmeadow.com. In your letter, be sure to tell us how your experience could support the Oak Meadow mission.

We have an immediate opening for the following positions:

 

K-8 Program Director

Ideal Qualifications

  • Minimum three years classroom teaching experience
  • Experience in educational administration/staff management
  • Advanced degree in education or related field

Responsibilities

  • co-facilitate faculty meetings
  • recruit and develop faculty
  • further develop teacher review process
  • manage teacher/student ratios
  • review mid-semester and final narrative evaluations
  • interpret and uphold school policies for students, faculty, and staff
  • address disciplinary issues
  • assist in the planning of graduation ceremony
  • facilitate partnerships with other schools
  • support development of new partnerships with schools and organizations
  • represent OM at conferences and fairs
  • oversee curricula/program development
  • create alumni database/ foster alumni relations
  • assist in the revision of promotional materials
  • manage the revision of the Student Handbook and Faculty handbook
  • review Learning Plan applications and create LP’s for students
  • Teach small number of students in grades K-8

Key Competencies

  • Professional, creative team player
  • Able to handle confidential issues with discretion
  • Innovative and flexible systems-thinker
  • Motivated, consistently takes initiative to maintain and design efficient, accurate systems
  • Able to manage multiple projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Dedicated to teaching and learning
  • Enjoys working with families in the midst of educational decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This is a .75 FTE. Pay commensurate with experience.

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