Job Opportunities & Careers

Open employment opportunities at Missouri Military Academy are as follows. 
 
With interest, please contact Director of Human Resources Amy Groves at (573) 581-1776 or at amy.groves@missourimilitaryacademy.com.

Evening Residential Faculty Officer

Missouri Military Academy seeks a full-time evening Residential Faculty Officer. This position is responsible for the care and instruction of cadets in the residence life setting and ensures a safe and secure living environment. Individual must be able to develop strong relationships with cadets, families, and teaching faculty. 

The hours for this position are 3:30pm – 11:30pm.

Specific job requirements include but are not limited to the following

  • Directly work with students with an emphasis on academic achievement, physical fitness, and character and social development.
  • This position requires an individual who will be a Leader, a Teacher, and a Mentor for young men. 
  • Demonstrate and develop cadet leadership within their company and corps. 

Position Requirements

  • Strong communications skills
  • Supervisory, counseling, training, or instructor experience
  • Ability to participate in physical training
  • Passion to make a difference in young men’s lives.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior military with honorable discharge as verified on DD214.

Please submit resume and cover letter to: Amy Groves, HR Director.

School Bus Driver

Bus Driver needed at Missouri Military Academy. Applicants must hold a Class B CDL license with a P and S endorsement, pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Varsity Baseball Coach

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) is seeking qualified applicant for the position of Head Varsity Baseball coach. 

The coach will ensure the highest possible level of service is delivered to students while fostering a culture of academic excellence. Further, the coach will help participating students achieve a high level of skill, an appreciation for the values and discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem. 

The ideal candidate would also be occupying a full or part time high school teaching position at MMA, ability to enforce discipline and sportsmanship at all times, and demonstrate effective human relations and communication skills. Preferably, the candidate would have prior high school coaching experience. Extracurricular and teaching experience is preferred. 

Missouri Military Academy offers a dynamic educational experience for boys in grades 7 -12 in a military boarding school environment. The Academy is known for its 360 Degree Education, which provides a well-rounded, holistic education that is centered upon the pillars of academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical health and the enhancement of leadership skills.

Science Teacher

Missouri Military Academy is seeking a full-time Middle School Science Instructor for Life/Earth Science and Robotics for second semester of 2019-2020 school year. 

The ideal candidate is a licensed teacher with a degree in general science and previous teaching experience in the subject areas. Instructors are responsible for planning lessons, carrying out effective instruction, and evaluation student progress.  Applicants must have a sound understanding of best practices in teaching science courses, and conducting related laboratory experiments in 7th-12th grades. A degree in education or related field required.  Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and parents to maximize performance and problem solving to achieve results. Persons with expertise in multiple academic areas and/or coaching experience are highly desirable. A commitment to the academic and social/emotional growth of students is essential.

Faculty members serve in a wide capacity across the campus including: club sponsorship, participating in student life activities, and as academic advisors. Being able to work collaboratively with fellow faculty members and residential staff is critical for this position. Candidates should familiarize themselves with the challenges and rewards of teaching and working in a boarding school environment.

Missouri Military Academy offers a dynamic educational experience for boys in grades 7-12 in a military boarding school environment. The Academy is known for its 360 Degree Education, which provides a structured, well-rounded, holistic education that is centered upon the pillars of academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical health and the enhancement of leadership skills.

Qualified candidates may submit resume and cover letter to: Amy.Groves@MissouriMilitaryAcademy.com

Varsity Football Coach

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) is seeking qualified applicant for the position of Head Varsity Football coach. 

The coach will ensure the highest possible level of service is delivered to students while fostering a culture of academic excellence. Further, the coach will help participating students achieve a high level of skill, an appreciation for the values and discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem. 

The ideal candidate would also be occupying a full or part time high school teaching position at MMA, ability to enforce discipline and sportsmanship at all times, and demonstrate effective human relations and communication skills. Preferably, the candidate would have prior high school coaching experience. Extracurricular and teaching experience is preferred. 

Missouri Military Academy offers a dynamic educational experience for boys in grades 7 -12 in a military boarding school environment. The Academy is known for its 360 Degree Education, which provides a well-rounded, holistic education that is centered upon the pillars of academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical health and the enhancement of leadership skills.

English as a Second Language Instructor

Missouri Military Academy is seeking full-time English as a Second Language Instructor (ESL) starting the winter semester of 2019-2020 school year.

The ideal candidate is a licensed teacher with ESL teaching experience in multiple subject areas. Applicants must have a sound understanding of best practices in teaching ESL in 7th-12th grades. Candidates with a graduate degree and who are bilingual in Spanish or Chinese are preferred. Persons with expertise in multiple academic areas and/or coaching experience are highly desirable. A commitment to the academic and social/emotional growth of students is essential.

Faculty members serve in a wide capacity across the campus including: club sponsorship, participating in student life activities, and as academic advisors. Being able to work collaboratively with fellow faculty members and residential staff is critical for this position. Candidates should be realistic and excited about the challenges and rewards of teaching and working in a boarding school environment.

Missouri Military Academy offers a dynamic educational experience for boys in grades 7-12 in a military boarding school environment. The Academy is known for its 360 Degree Education, which provides a structured, well-rounded, holistic education that is centered upon the pillars of academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical health and the enhancement of leadership skills.

Qualified candidates may submit resume and cover letter to: Amy.Groves@MissouriMilitaryAcademy.com

Essential Functions:

  1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirement and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. 
  3. Conduct assessments of student learning styles and use results for instructional activities.
  4. Work cooperatively with other teachers to modify curricula as needed for students. 
  5. Work with other members of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to MMA requirements.
  6. Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  7. Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  8. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  9. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; sponsor outside activities.
  10. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school.
  11. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  12. Manage student behavior in accordance with the Cadet Handbook and Academic Procedures Manual.
  13. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, students, teachers, and dean. 
  14. Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members. 
  15. Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  16. Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (classroom, campus, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.). 
  17. Attends extra-curricular activities (e.g. sports activities, student centered activities, concerts, music programs, district programs, etc.) for the purpose of supporting students and staff in school functions and ensuring continued rapport with students and staff.

Specific duties and tasks:

  1. Teaches a minimum of three block classes
  2. Serve as a class sponsor
  3. Serve as a class advisor
  4. Provide furlough duty – minimum two per academic year
  5. Provide residential weekend/evening activity support – minimum two per academic year
  6. Serve one buddy pack service per academic year
  7. Provide as intramural/varsity athletic supervisor or assistance each season
  8. Performs other duties as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  2. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  3. Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
  4. Must be able to interpret and enforce policy & procedures
  5. Be able to manage multiple priorities.
  6. Computer literacy to include using the Office Suite and Blackbaud.
  7. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical demands and work environment:  the physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Physical demands:  While performing this job, the employee must be able to lift 25 pounds, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects and keyboards; reach with hands and arms (both), balance, stoop, and stand for at least two hours at a time. The employee must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs multiple times daily. The specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  Work is performed inside and outside in all types of weather conditions with slipping, tripping and bumping hazards.