“Poly’s mission is to prepare and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and—above all—character.”
Poly Prep seeks applicants for a Middle/Upper School Health Teacher, grades 5 through 12.
Poly Prep strives to provide a joyful, diverse, just and equitable education for our students. The successful candidate will possess excellent content knowledge; a passion for teaching and learning; enthusiasm for working with students, families and colleagues; a growth mindset; and a sense of humor. She or he will be able to inspire and empower students to learn; collaborate and engage in daily discourse with students and colleagues; write well; and commit to ongoing professional development and life-long learning. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in a related field and experience working with students between the ages of 10 and 18.
Inspiring and empowering students to enjoy learning about health and wellness so they may be well informed to develop strategies allowing them to make healthy decisions in every aspect of their lives.
Teaching 4-5 sections of health classes in the Middle and Upper School.
Meeting with students in small groups or individually for additional help.
Timely and accurate grading of assessments.
Amending and developing curricula as necessary to foster a student-centered learning environment.
Communicating with parents and faculty in a timely and professional manner.
Generating happiness and a positive outlook on life and learning.
Being an advisor for a group of students (7-10).
Advising a club or activity.
Attending community events throughout the school year.
Attending and contributing to meetings during and after the school day, including but not limited to: department, committee, division and grade-level meetings.
Performing other duties as assigned by the Academic Dean and Head of School.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to: Lori-Anne Brogdon, Assistant Head of School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Poly Prep Country Day School
Brooklyn, New York
Nursery through Grade 12 Co-Ed Independent School. Founded in 1854