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The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School seeks qualified candidates to fill the position of Lower School Physical Education Teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. Our PE specialists teach classes on grade levels Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade based on developing athletic skills, the practice of sportsmanship, and learning about a healthy approach to living. This is a full-time position beginning August 15, 2019.
Teaching and other responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with PE teaching partner to develop and maintain a comprehensive PE curriculum
Teach twice weekly PE classes on grade levels Junior K-5
Cultivate athletic skills in a variety of sports
Develop practices of positive teamwork and sportsmanship in students
Instruct students in healthy lifestyle practices that will inform their choices as they mature
Collaborate with PE teaching partner to organize and run Lower School Field Day
Take a leadership role in setting standards and expectations for supervision of recess sports activities on the sports fields
Maintain communication with parents through in-person and other technological platforms
Lunch and recess duties as assigned
Work with the after-school enrichment program to support club options in the area of athletics
The ideal candidate is a dynamic individual who connects well with students in grades Pre-K to 5 and has excelled in teaching in a gymnasium environment using positive behavior and classroom management strategies. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health/Physical Education or a related field and successful formal teaching experience; a degree or MSDE certification in Early Childhood education and the ability to coach one or more competitive sports at the varsity and middle school levels preferred.
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