Please accept this invitation to be a part of our team. Candidates interested in any of the following positions should send an updated resume, letter of interest, and (optional) letter of recommendation to sclark@discovery-school.net

Current Openings

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  • (TENTATIVE) 4th Grade Teacher (F/T)

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Teach and manage a class of lower elementary students using an inquiry-based approach and the IB PYP framework.
    • Develop and implement a student-centered and differentiated curriculum that meets the needs of individual students.
    • Create a positive and supportive classroom environment that promotes student learning, social-emotional development, and cultural understanding.
    • Assess student progress using a variety of assessment strategies and communicate student progress to parents and colleagues.
    • Collaborate with other teachers and school staff to support student learning and development.
    • Participate in school-wide events and initiatives, including staff meetings, professional development, and parent-teacher conferences.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student performance and attendance.
    • Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
    • Ohio teaching certification.
    • Experience teaching in an upper elementary classroom.
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program framework.
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Commitment to student-centered and inquiry-based learning.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents.
    If you are passionate about teaching and committed to providing an exceptional education for elementary students, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
  • (TENTATIVE) School Nurse (P/T)

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    “School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential” (National Association of School Nurses, 2017).

    Our School Nurse may be required to:
    • Use the Nursing Process, a critical thinking model, to determine a course of nursing care. The school nurse conducts an assessment; develops a nursing diagnosis; provides outcomes identification; and plans and implements evidence-based coordination of care, health teaching, health promotion, evaluation of care and outcomes;
    • Impact the health of students, schools, families and communities in a number of ways;
    • Address health promotion and disease prevention for both individual and population health;
    • Promote biopsychosocial health and well-being of school-aged children and intervene with health problems with a core focus of keeping students healthy and in school, which is essential for academic success;
    • Collaborate with public health partners for screenings, referrals, follow up and communicable disease surveillance;
    • Participate in health prevention activities, such as immunization, obesity prevention, substance abuse assessment, tobacco control, asthma education, and promoting health and safety;
    • Understand and educate others, including staff, students and families, about normal development;
    • Provide care provision or coordination, including care for chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma, epilepsy and allergies; and contribute to Individual Assessment Team (IAT), 504 plan and individualized education program (IEP) processes;
    • Provide training of other school staff on appropriate health and safety procedures related to health, including emergency preparedness;
    • Provide care of students and staff with acute illnesses or injuries by rendering first aid and training for school staff;
    • Practice in a manner that is ethical and culturally congruent, with effective communication in all areas of practice in an environmentally safe and healthy manner;
    • Act in a leadership role in the professional practice setting and collaborate with key stakeholders, including professional practice evaluation (of self and others);
    • Provide program management, directing the health services program within the school and community;
    • Maintain an interdisciplinary practice, including actively collaborating with educators, physicians and other health care team members to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.
  • Substitute Teachers (on call)

    Compensation: $100/day.
    Applications accepted on an on-going basis. BCI/FBI check required.

Loris Malaguzzi

Learning & teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water through an active and reciprocal exchange.