The Blake School seeks to hire a bright and engaging Middle School (grades 6-8) Physical Education/Wellness Teacher to join our outstanding and increasingly diverse faculty. The position is a 1.0 FTE and is a two-year interim position for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. It is possible, based on divisional and programmatic needs, that the position may extend to an ongoing appointment following the two-year interim period. Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences.
The successful candidate will have a degree in physical education, health education and/or wellness education; experience teaching these courses at the middle school level; expertise in best practice pedagogy; a deep commitment to designing curriculum and working with middle school students.
Application review will begin immediately. Blake will typically cover the travel and lodging costs for finalist candidates visiting from out of town.
About The Blake School
The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12 independent school located on three campuses in the Minneapolis, Minnesota metropolitan area and is widely recognized as a national leader in independent, college preparatory education. Blake serves approximately 1,400 students in a non-sectarian, coeducational environment. The School is large enough to provide a significant breadth of academic, athletic, artistic, and social opportunities within three intimate school campuses, where every child is known by the adults with whom they work. Committed to attracting and retaining faculty and staff who believe in the importance of developing character in their students as well as challenging them academically, Blake provides a dynamic course of study that is thoughtfully designed. The School is resolute in its efforts to create a pluralistic community that welcomes and supports students and families from many backgrounds.