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If you would like to be part of a school that values collaboration, critical thinking and innovation, then Massanutten Military Academy could be the right fit for you. Massanutten Military Academy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

MMA is looking for an upper-level math teacher. A degree in math or related field is required. The desired individual will be charismatic/ engaging, high energy, adaptive/ flexible, tech savvy (use in the classroom), and willing to collaborate. It is an expectation that this individual will encourage cadets to be critical thinkers and problem solvers and will provide opportunities for cadets to learn through experiences.

About MMA
Massanutten Military Academy is an accredited, non-profit private boarding school located in the Upper Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The academy is designed to prepare young students with the educational background which will help them advance into college. Built on a military framework, MMA offers the cadets leadership training and experience as well as discipline. In the classroom, MMA continues to advocate for “experiential learning” or learning through doing. Utilizing this philosophy, the academy has built its programs upon the “Project Lead the Way” pathways. We have small class sizes and teachers are provided a level of autonomy with their curriculum since we are not required to participate in SOL testing.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and application () to
The Guidance Counselor reports to the Academic Dean and the Head of School

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
    Personal Counseling of Cadets
    • Observe guidelines of professional confidentiality by the American Psychological Association and the American School Counselor’s Association.
    • Attend to new cadets as needed to ensure smooth transitions into MMA classes and routines.
    • Be visible on campus, build relationships with cadets to make it easy for them to seek help.
    • Provide immediate support for cadets in crisis. (Confer with Academic Dean, Commandant and Head of School.)
      • The Counselor, Academic Dean, Commandant, and Nurse determine whether to contact parents regarding behavior that indicates a need for psychologist or physician intervention.
    • Assist the Academic Dean and Commandant in addressing concerns about specific cadets’ conduct, attitude, etc.
      • The Commandant ensures disciplinary justice – fair and proper consequences for misconduct. The Counselor focuses on issues underlying a cadet’s behavior.
    • Assist the Dean in addressing learning issues and behavior/relationships in the classroom.
      • The Dean focuses on instructional improvement, on teachers’ work. The Counselor focuses on, and advocates for, the cadet.
    • Maintain appropriate records and documentation of counseling sessions, actions, etc.
    • Serve as liaison between the school and parents; main point of contact when a cadet has been sent home for medical reasons.

    Support for Student Learning
    • Learning Styles—Coordinate programs and tasks to evaluate individual student learning styles
      • Coordinate ongoing professional development and training in differentiated instruction
      • Assist teachers in addressing students’ individual learning needs
    • Accommodating Diagnosed Learning Differences—Consult with teachers and parents to facilitate and follow up on appropriate accommodations.
    • Study Skills—Coordinate instruction and training in note taking, reading for understanding, etc.
      • Work with students individually and in groups
      • Observe and assist students in their various class settings
    • Parent-Teacher Conferences
      • Schedule/facilitate conferences to discuss learning needs, concerns, strategies, progress.
        Teachers should include the counselor in parent meetings/communications.
    • Tutoring and Extra Help from Teachers
      • Facilitate appropriate peer tutoring and/or extra help from teachers

    Assessment of Learning: Standardized Testing
    • With College Placement Officer, supervise programs to prepare cadets for SAT/ACT.

    Academic Administration: Curriculum and Instruction
    • Assist the Academic Dean in instructional improvement and teachers’ professional development regarding cadet behaviors such as bullying.
    • With the Commandant, Academic Dean, and Head of School, design and implement programs for development of character, morals, and ethics, positive mentoring and peer relationships.
    • Participate as a member of the faculty with class instruction.

    Other Duties as a member of the Academy’s Administrative Staff
    • Participate in faculty meetings, particularly as they relate to academic/curricular matters
    • Serve as a substitute teacher as needed on short notice
    • Attend and support school functions and special events
    • Be involved and visible in the community as an MMA goodwill ambassador
    • Perform duties assigned by the Head of School (consistent with Counselor’s professional status)

Wage Status under the FLSA: Exempt
  • The staff member in this administrative leadership position is compensated on an annual-salary basis and is exempt from overtime-pay provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Please send your resume and application () to Kim Elshafie, Academic Dean, at .
Do you have what it takes to make a difference in a young person's life? Then Massanutten Military Academy is the place for you. Massanutten is looking for responsible adults to supervise and mentor female cadets within the dormitories.

This position requires:
  • You to move through the buildings monitoring cadet behavior throughout the shift.
  • You must be able to mentor cadets while ensuring their adherence to Academy rules.
  • You must be able to complete a small amount of required paperwork and submit it in a timely manner.
  • This position has alternating schedules and includes weekend/evening shifts.
  • You must be a team player and undertake other duties as assigned.
  • A valid background check is required for this position.
If you are interested, please send your resume to LTC Lester Layman, the Commandant of Cadets, at .
MMA is looking for energetic coaches. Do you have what is needed to lead our MMA Colonels to victory? If so, then contact MMA and let's talk!

We are looking for coaches for the following sports:
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Rifle
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
Please send resume, cover letter, and application () to Curtis Peery at: .
MMA is looking for caring and energetic individuals to be substitute teachers. Responsibilities include monitoring classes, providing students work and instructions, and writing a summary of the time you are in the classroom while the teacher is out. A college degree is preferred.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and references to Kim Elshafie at: .
Massanutten Military Academy is looking for a School Bus Driver with a current CDL. This position includes the following responsibilities: performs pre-trip inspection of the school bus; reports operating and equipment deficiencies; cleans bus inside; fuels bus; ensures passenger safety and transports students to special events and field trips, as necessary. Current CDL required.

If you are interested, please send your resume to LTC Lester Layman, the Commandant of Cadets, at .
Every other Weekend
Hours of Operation 6am to 8pm
Please call for information regarding details for an opportunity to work at a school in the Dining Hall. Great Benefits, easy going environment, and a way for you to show your Talents.

or
Ask for Kim Funkhouser/Manager
Every other Weekend
Hours of Operation 6am to 8pm
Please call for information regarding details for an opportunity to work at a school in the Dining Hall. Great Benefits, easy going environment, and a way for you to show your Talents.

or
Ask for Kim Funkhouser/Manager
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