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Each Marburn Academy teacher works with a Faculty Leader to develop a plan for professional development to keep on top of current research and innovative teaching methods. Faculty Leaders serve as resources and mentors for this process and meet regularly with all teachers. Each faculty member receives a professional development budget to cover the cost of association memberships, professional publications, workshops, and conferences. Each year, teachers can apply for additional professional development opportunities.
In addition, Marburn Academy has an early release afternoon each week. This allows teachers and administrators uninterrupted time to develop new curriculum, receive training, hear about current research, and to collaborate with colleagues in designing opportunities for our students to discover their talents, cultivate strengths, and pursue interests.
Marburn Academy is an Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators accredited school, and faculty members receive training in this carefully sequenced multisensory approach to teaching the elements of language. The cost of this training for each teacher is provided by the school. In addition, graduate credits are available upon completion of training. Those who receive Orton-Gillingham certification through AOGPE are eligible to earn additional compensation by tutoring through the after-school tutoring program.
Teachers are provided with an extensive month-long mathematics training course. We use a multisensory, experiential system for teaching numerical concepts, math skills, and quantitative reasoning that is designed to help students who struggle or fail with traditional abstract, symbolic, algorithm-based presentations.
Small Class Size
We have found that a small class size promotes a better learning environment for our students. Classroom settings are based on a model of 16 students and 2 full-time Lead Teachers in Lower and Middle Divisions. High School classes are often fewer than 18 students to 1 teacher.
In addition to the base salary, staff members are paid a stipend for leading co-curricular activities (i.e. coaching athletic teams and supervising after-school activities).
Ohio Resident Educator Program for New Teachers
New teachers are mentored by a staff member who has completed Ohio Department of Education Resident Educator mentoring training.
Retirement Annuity Program
Marburn Academy participates in the TIAA-CREF 403-B Retirement Annuity Program. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of this benefit as soon as they begin employment.
Beginning in the 3rd year of employment, the school will match employee contributions, up to 3% of their salary.
Beginning in the 6th year of employment, the school will match employee contributions, up to 6% of their salary.
Beginning in the 11th year of employment, the school will match employee contributions, up to 10% of their salary.
Health Care Benefits
Marburn Academy offers a comprehensive employee benefits package through Independent Schools Benefit Consortium (ISBC) which provides the employee with benefit choices at competitive rates. Our benefits package includes options for medical, life, vision, and dental insurances, a long-term disability plan, and other supplemental insurance coverage.