1. Bachelor's degree 2. Master's degree desirable 3. Three years teaching experience 4. Coaching experience is a plus 5. Applicant should understand the goals and philosophy of progressive education and be committed to making P.E. accessible to all students.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with Children: · Teach P.E. classes to children 5-14 years of age in a wide range of activities. The greatest proportion of class time is spent in organized, cooperative games and developing the physical and social skills in team sports, which are introduced at different age levels. · Demonstrate and model a wide variety of sport, movement, and fitness skills used in PE classes and athletic teams. · Utilize an array of assessment methods and maintain records of assessment for PE classes. · Coach athletic teams in all three seasons would be a possibility depending on school need and individual availability.
Curriculum Development: · While there is a curriculum in place, there is much flexibility to enable prospective teachers to take advantage of their particular strengths.
Staff: · An interest in one’s own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets bi-weekly with their supervisor and participates in PE department planning and collaboration.
Parents: · Teachers are required to meet with parents and/or classroom teachers when needed.
Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs. In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 933
About Bank Street College of Education
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.