This is a full time teaching position for a passionate educator with a strong background in physical education, health and fitness/wellness programs at both the middle and upper school levels. The position also includes two seasons of coaching in the athletic department, which may require the candidate begin in mid-August, 2020. The department philosophy encompasses the common goal for teaching students to live healthy and active lifestyles within a positive and diverse learning environment. Individuals who apply should be extremely responsible and highly motivated to teach and to make interdisciplinary connections across the various divisions of the school. In addition to teaching, our faculty members are involved in a variety of activities critical to the education of students at Dwight-Englewood School.
In addition to teaching a full load of classes, the position includes:
Teaching middle school health and physical education classes
Teaching upper school courses related to group exercise and fitness
Serve as an advisor to a small group of middle school students
Coach two seasons of athletics (options include: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Softball)
Supervision of the girl’s locker room
Other duties, as assigned
General Information An independent school with selective admissions standards, Dwight-Englewood seeks motivated students and faculty with the ability to be successful in a demanding academic environment.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills; demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse educational environment, and have strong interpersonal skills, warmth, humor and energy. B.S. in health and physical education or its equivalent is required. Experience in developing or working in a wellness environment is advantageous as well as candidates who enjoy working with young adolescents. Candidates having certifications in the areas of health education, Yoga and Meditation, Strength and Conditioning, spinning and, in the playing or coaching of multiple sports will be given extra consideration, especially those who have experience in the areas of diversity and cultural competency work.
The application process for all interested candidates requires that a cover letter, resume, references and copies of college transcripts be sent to email@example.com by the deadline of April 6th.
About Dwight-Englewood School
Dwight-Englewood School (D-E) is a coeducational, college preparatory school for students in preschool through grade twelve. We are a diverse community where, in small classes, teachers create an environment that promotes ethical decision-making centered around the school’s core values: respect, honesty, good judgment, commitment, courage, and community. Located in a quiet New Jersey suburb ten minutes away from New York City, we enroll over 1000 students from 89 communities in Bergen and northern Hudson Counties in New Jersey, southern Rockland County in New York, along with a sizable population of students coming to us from New York City. Our convenient location accommodates both urban and suburban residential choices, provides a wide variety of cultural opportunities, and offers easy access to nearby athletic and outdoor experiences. www.d-e.org
D-E is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, ethnicity, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or military veteran status. The diversity of our student body supports our commitment to employ a diverse faculty and staff. ...Educators who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.