National Cathedral School (NCS: www.ncs.cathedral.org) seeks (2) full-time physical education teachers and coaches for grades 4 to 12 beginning August 15, 2017. The successful candidates can expect to teach the required Lower School physical education classes (grades 4-6) as well as coach three seasons Middle School and Upper School sports. Preferred experience in basketball, field hockey and/or lacrosse.
Teachers in the physical education department at NCS are committed to a student-centered pedagogy, skill development, and guiding students through experiences outside of the classroom. The successful candidate must be able to work creatively on a school-wide curricular review process and collaboratively in a department that includes all three divisions. Salary is competitive, based on experience, and the position includes a full benefits package, including professional development opportunities. Qualified candidates hold a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, and have pertinent teaching/coaching experience.
National Cathedral School for Girls serves 585 students in grades 4 through 12. Faculty and staff are curious intellectually, advocates of lifelong learning, flexible, and collaborative. They view education as an engaging vocation. Faculty and staff maintain a lively conversation about the meaning of all-girls education and innovative uses of technology. As an Episcopal school, NCS welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths while maintaining a close identity with Washington National Cathedral’s commitment to be a house of prayer for all people. Located in Northwest Washington on 59 beautiful acres, the Cathedral Close is home to NCS, St. Albans School for Boys, and Beauvoir: The National Cathedral Elementary School.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported.
Interested candidates should send an electronic application that includes brief cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of three to five references. Please submit these materials in one combined word attachment or PDF format with “Physical Education teacher/coach” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.