Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
The Advent School seeks a Physical Education teacher who brings intelligence, creativity, and knowledge of movement education to the school community.
Responsibilities & Duties
Physical Education teachers at Advent teach in both our school’s movement space and in The Boston Common. For the leave position, the Physical Education teacher will help design and lead lessons interweaving principles of movement and social-emotional learning. They will be an active facilitator as students explore units, such as physical fitness, kicking, throwing, and gameplay.
Professional Development is the cornerstone of maintaining the highest standards of education that we provide at The Advent School. In that regard, each teacher is expected to engage in professional dialogue as a teacher/learner and researcher.
Required Skills & Characteristics
The Advent School is a good fit for professionals who believe in the School's mission of education for equity and social justice. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and previous experience co-teaching and differentiating instruction, in addition to being:
- An advocate for anti-bias teaching, both for children and adults
- A lifelong learner that is resourceful, responsible, and collaborative
- An enthusiastic, caring practitioner who believes that their students can change the world
- A strong writer, comfortable communicating with families and colleagues
The ideal candidate will have experience in movement education, in addition to a BA or BS degree.
The Advent School provides salary commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter and the names of three references to Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, email@example.com. In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.
Connections working at The Advent School
About The Advent School
The Advent School, located in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, Massachusetts, serves 200 students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. A mission-focused school founded in the principles of social justice, Advent has served the students and families of Boston since 1961. Through its Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum, Advent's faculty deliver authentic, rigorous, and experiential learning opportunities that encourage students to "learn with passion, act with courage, and change the world."