For the 2021-22 school year, Media-Providence Friends School is seeking a part-time teacher to deliver the fundamentals of physical education for grades Pre-K through Eight. The teacher will have the opportunity to deliver (and possibly design) a variety of experiences with an emphasis on sportsmanship, teamwork, and the development of gross motor skills.
We seek teachers who are skilled communicators with students, families, colleagues, and community partners. Excited to work with children and adolescents, our teachers are knowledgeable about developmental needs.
This is a 10 month position beginning September 1, 2021 which reports directly to assistant head and head of school.
Develop and deliver an outstanding physical and health education program that is developmentally appropriate and engaging for students from PreK through Grade 8.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Continually build and expand on a solid pedagogical knowledge of the needs and development of physical education.
Effectively manage a class in the school gym ranging in size from 10 to 35 students
Collaborate with colleagues and positively participate in professional development, adult
learning initiatives, and program development opportunities afforded by the school
Maintain contact with students and parents through teacher conferences, phone calls, email,
and regular updates to the Google Classroom page, as well as written trimester reports
Direct the work and activities of assigned classes; providing classroom instruction, teachingsmall groups and individuals as appropriate; providing remote instruction as necessary todeliver the curriculum
Conduct regular assessments of student learning
Plan and help execute Campus Cleanup Day
Maintaining recess equipment.
Other duties as assigned which support the mission and high functioning of the school
Teachers should have appropriate education and experience for their desired teaching position. College and Graduate work are looked on favorably when combined with a demonstrated motivation and joy for teaching children. Experience teaching and leading in schools, youth organizations, and co-curricular spaces is preferred.
Media Providence Friends School is an equal opportunity employer.MPFS is committed in policy, principle, and practice to maintaining an environment which prohibits discriminatory behavior and provides equal opportunity for all persons.
MPFS does not discriminate based on (and in fact is very welcoming of people of all) race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.
MPFS affirms its commitment to provide a welcoming and respectful work and educational environment, in which all individuals within the school community may benefit from each other’s experiences and foster mutual respect and appreciation of divergent views. MPFS will not be tolerant of conduct which violates rights guaranteed by the law, or school policy against discrimination or harassment.