Purpose: An ESD Physical Education Teacher is a passionate educator with comprehensive knowledge of child development who employs a variety of teaching tools and methodologies. As an effective member of the Physical Education faculty, this individual is flexible and able to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues. He/she is committed to developing and modifying curriculum to conform with best practices and to best meet the unique needs of every child. The successful candidate is also a lifelong learner who welcomes opportunities for professional development and collegial conversation leading to the development of effective, inquiry-based education in the classroom.
Qualifications & Skills:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or similar, Master’s Degree preferred
3 years experience teaching physical education, particularly in an independent college preparatory school
A love and enthusiasm for teaching and working with students
An interest in the well-being and development of their students
Patience, creativity, optimism, and adaptability
Knowledge of twenty-first century learning principles and techniques
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with various constituencies of the school
A flexible, outgoing team player who can adapt to change.
Willingness to coach 3 seasons, with preference given to those candidates displaying an ability to coach baseball, softball or girls basketball.