Trinity Episcopal School has an immediate opening for a full-time Physical Education Teacher and Coach for the 2017-2018 school year.
Trinity Episcopal School is a progressive, independent day school with approximately 540 students in Kindergarten through eighth grade located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.
The ideal candidate will be passionate and committed to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and working with youth in this capacity. A physical education teacher at Trinity is willing to go beyond the call of duty and contribute wholeheartedly to the program. We are looking for a professional who is energetic, has a positive attitude, and is a self-starter with the confidence to take initiative. The ability to work well on a cohesive team and be a positive contributing member of a strong community of professionals is a must.
Further, we seek candidates who are creative and flexible, and have strong organizational and classroom management skills and the ability to work with large groups. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to develop interpersonal relationships with faculty, parents, and students. We are interested in individuals who approach their responsibilities with a sense of humor, enthusiasm, responsibility, and professionalism.
Support and uphold the School’s PE objectives and philosophy in accordance with the mission of the school
Teach four or more K-8 PE classes with a wide range of student abilities in a large class environment
Create lesson plans, set up classroom areas at least 15 minutes prior to the start of class and conduct classes that include movement exploration, motor skill development, fitness, cooperative games, and popular sports in an engaging, challenging, and fun environment
Use physical activities and teamwork to foster social emotional skill development and teach important character/life lessons
Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, which may include but is not limited to, entering student grades into the school database, writing narratives and sending written postcards
Follow the Lower School and Middle School curriculum overview syllabi
Attend department meetings and all school Faculty and Staff meetings
Collaborate with Athletic Director and PE staff to design and develop Lower School and Middle School PE curriculum that emphasizes physical fitness, movement, sports skills, and character education
Communicate and collaborate with colleagues and parents about skills progress, participation, and behavior
Coach a minimum of 2 athletic seasons (practice and games after school with possible weekend commitments at times)
Be a positive role model for students exemplifying an active, healthy lifestyle
Seek professional development in the field
Support Athletic Director with administrative tasks and other duties as needed
Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by Trinity, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities
Collaborate and work effectively with other physical education teachers as a team-teacher
Participate in the life of the school and be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Directors of Athletics and Physical Education
Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited school, superior coaching/teaching skills, excellent character, and experience working with children in a formal athletics or PE program.
To Apply: Please submit your resume and any letters of recommendation to Human Resources, Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Cave Road, Austin, Texas 78746 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes may also be faxed to 512-472-2337. No phone calls please.
Trinity Episcopal School invites all qualified individuals who share our core values to apply for faculty positions. All faculty members must be able to support Trinity’s mission as a Christian school.
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