Sage Ridge School is nestled in the foothills of the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range in Reno, Nevada, next to Lake Tahoe, California. Located in south Reno, we are the only non-sectarian, independent, 4-12 college preparatory school. Established in 1998, our school has quickly made its way on to national rankings of independent schools for its challenging curriculum and the success of our students.
Sage Ridge School is seeking a full-time educator to teach four to five sections of Physical Education for gender-based boys grades 4 - 8.
Department: Physical Education
Essential Job Functions:
Teach four to five classes per year: Grades 4/5, 6, 7, and 8
Supervise an Upper School Study Hall
Serve as a Middle School Advisor
Coach, depending on interest, skills
Plan and lead at least two all school field days
Serve as the School Student Government Leader for the Lower/Middle grades
Additional duties and responsibilities:
Chaperone an Outdoor Education trip
Teach mini-session classes
Lead a weekly club
Weekly supervision duty for study halls, recess, and break times
Supervise lunch and clean up duties 2-3 times per year
Chaperone two after school student government events per year
Attend weekly faculty meetings
Maintain up-to-date gradebooks, homework calendars, and parent communication
Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Renweb, etc.
Support the school's mission and model the school's pillars: Respect, Integrity, Courage, Community, and Scholarship.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Attend Back to School Night and other school functions
? Supervise the boys locker room for each PE class
Required: Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent coursework and three years of full-time teaching or a Master's degree and one year of full time teaching. Excellent rapport with this age group is required.
Desirable: Advanced degree in Education and / or Teaching, independent school experience, and three or more years of teaching experience.
About Sage Ridge School
At Sage Ridge School, we care about the whole child. Our mission and pillars define and guide the Sage Ridge experience. We are Reno, Nevada’s only non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school and we provide our students with world-class educational opportunities. Sage Ridge School is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Sage Ridge School graduates curious and confident citizens who embrace rigorous scholarship, respect the dignity of individuals, choose integrity, embody courage, cultivate a compassionate community, and ultimately thrive in college and in our global society.
Pillars: Respect, Courage, Community, Integrity, Scholarship