The PE Teacher is a part-time, 10-month position with an available benefits package. Additionally there are some after-school coaching responsibilities, for which there is a stipend. This person reports to the Head of School.
Physical Education Teacher will:
Develop and teach physical and health education curriculum to Junior Kindergarten thru fifth-grade students.
Assess and contribute to student growth and progress.
Collaborate with faculty colleagues.
Maintain open lines of communication with families.
Ensure program materials and activities respect, embrace and reflect the social and cultural diversity of our students.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Maintain up to date First Aid and CPR certification.
Preference to candidates with prior similar program experience.
About Quest Academy
Quest Academy serves gifted students from Preschool through Eighth Grade in Palatine, IL (northwest suburbs of Chicago). Quest Academy provides gifted children with a challenging curriculum and a nurturing environment. Our program emphasizes sound character along with scholarship and creativity in both the academics and the arts. The Quest community values the individuality of each child and encourages each to strive for personal excellence. Our instruction is guided by “big ideas,” or enduring understandings, that encourage students to engage with the fundamental concepts that lie at the core of every discipline. The enduring understandings also serve to anchor the more quantifiable learning skills, making these far more meaningful, effective, and durable.