St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
Physical Education is an integral component of the student experience in the Middle School at St. John’s Prep. “The goal of the Physical Education Department reflects the same ideal as the mission of the school: the education of the total person. With this goal in mind, our department emphasizes physical, intellectual and social development through participating in vigorous physical activities and learning the principles of physical fitness and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle” (SJP Website). The Middle School program of study can be found here on our school website.
Distinct themes guide teaching and learning at each grade level in the Middle School. The focus of grade 6 is learn, highlighting the importance of personal wellness and the growth mindset. The grade 7 theme is serve, focusing on group dynamics and community building with a particular emphasis on servant leadership. In grade 8, the theme is appreciate, exploring multiculturalism and diversity with an emphasis on empathy and respect for human difference.
All members of the faculty are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, St. John’s encourages all members of the faculty to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom. The school offers a wide range of co-curricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about St. John’s Prep, including our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit www.stjohnsprep.org.
A minimum of 1-3 years of teaching middle school or high school physical education.
A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in physical education or related field.
Ability to teach health/wellness education concepts to boys in grades 6-8.
Ability to work effectively with a diversity of learning styles and learners.
St. John's Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts to Director of Human Resources Tracii Schaeublin at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 31, 2021. Please, no phone calls.
About St John's Prep
St. John’s Preparatory School is conveniently located just 15 miles northeast of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. We are a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school educating nearly 1,500 young men in grades 6 through 12 from more than 70 communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's.