Professional Opportunity: Lower School Physical Education Teacher (.6 FTE)
Saint George’s School is an independent K-12 school, serving a population of approximately 350 students from the greater Spokane area. The school offers a vibrant and challenging academic program highlighted by the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and complemented by a well-developed set of enrichment offerings. Students thrive in a nurturing academic environment with a caring and dedicated faculty who are open to collaboration and team building. SGS desires team members who seek to continue their growth as professionals, both through reflective practice and outside professional development.
The Lower School, grades Kindergarten through Fifth Grade, offers a vibrant and challenging academic program which encourages children to explore their diverse world, expand their creativity, develop their sense of self, and build lasting friendships. The personal teacher-student connection fosters inquiry, critical thinking, and risk-taking as each child is empowered to take ownership of their learning and is encouraged to translate their knowledge into action and reflection.
Timeline: Applications are due by May 6, 2019 and will be reviewed as they are submitted.
This position will be a .6 FTE, regular faculty appointment
Create a safe, respectful, learning environment which enhances the well-being of each student and inspires them towards lifelong fitness.
Facilitate the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials.
Utilize different strategies to meet students’ skill levels, learning styles, and social/emotional needs.
Develop programs that encourage leadership, problem-solving, and team building.
Incorporate movement-based lessons utilizing skill progression from basic (locomotor) to more complex skills.
Work closely with other classrooms and colleagues in cooperative efforts.
Effectively communicate with colleagues and parents/guardians to maintain an open, positive relationship.
Participate in professional development activities, such as college course work, workshops, professional associations, and in-service opportunities.
Attend all required staff meetings and other activities deemed necessary outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Coaching opportunities available.
Application Process: Applicants should submit all of the following with their application materials:
Application materials should be sent to (via mail or email):
Registrar and Executive Assistant to Head of School
Saint George’s School
2929 W. Waikiki Rd
Spokane, WA 99208
Bachelor’s degree required.
Washington State Teaching Certificate required. Degree or endorsement in Health/Fitness, PE or Health preferred.
3-5 years of previous elementary teaching experience required.
Passion for teaching elementary school-age students.
Excellent communication skills.
Energetic, flexible, self-starter, and a commitment to participate in the full life of the school.
About Saint George's School
Saint George’s School is an independent International Baccalaureate World School nestled on a beautiful 120-acre property overlooking the Little Spokane River in Spokane, Washington. Founded in 1955, Saint George’s continues to make a difference in the lives of young men and women and prepares them to succeed at the best colleges and universities in the world. The Core Beliefs of the founders of Saint George’s have remained as the cornerstones of the school: Honesty, Respect, Generosity of Spirit, and Best Efforts. As part of our commitment to excellence, we try to live those Core Beliefs daily. They set the tone for how our students, teachers, staff, and parents interact with each other. Saint George's currently enrolls 390 students K-12. More information about our school is available at www.sgs.org