Gifft Hill School in beautiful St. John, USVI is looking for an outstanding full time PE teacher for grades K-12, who can live our mission and vision of providing a dynamic, rigorous academic program that supports students with a range of learning styles and readiness levels in a climate that fosters a love of learning, mutual respect, and the importance of personal responsibility.
Successful candidates will have experience working with students and a knowledge of the unique physical and social-emotional needs of a variety of developmental stages. S/he will also possess expertise in managing both small group, and whole class instruction, using sound instructional practices and positive, proactive classroom management strategies. S/he will demonstrate the capacity collaborate effectively with core teachers, aids, and specialists, and to maintain a high standard of personalized communication with parents. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching in small schools and who also have experience coaching or running athletic clubs. Teachers who seek to reinforce the importance of physical well being to academic and social happiness, who support a model of success measured by setting and achieving personal growth goals, and who can model adaptability and teamwork for their students will be a wonderful match to this position.
Candidates must be citizens of the United States, have valid permanent residency status, or hold current visas and permits allowing them to work in the USA.
Gifft Hill School is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
About Gifft Hill School
Founded in 1978, Gifft Hill School celebrates its 42nd year in 2020. As a strong-standing member of National Association of Independent Schools, this non-profit independent school provides education to students in preschool through 12th grade on the island of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Our mission is to educate, challenge, support and empower students; igniting their passion for learning in preparation for college, careers, and their roles as stewards of our island and global community.