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Live Oak is accepting resumes for a Lower School PE Teacher to begin in August, 2024. Applicants should have experience as head teachers, professional training, enjoy collaborative work on curriculum development, demonstrate a commitment to issues of equity and social justice, and feel a resonance with the school’s mission, vision, values, and educational philosophy. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy.

Primary Responsibilities of Lower School PE Teacher:

– The lower school PE teacher is responsible for the planning, consistent documentation, and implementation of the LS PE program, in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy, established scope and sequence, and adopted resources.
-Engage in self-reflection and professional growth through goal setting, participation in the PGP program, and attending PD opportunities.
-Collaborate with Lower School Learning Specialist and Lower School Counselor in providing students with academic and social support, and attend family/support meetings as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Participate in staff, lower school division, PE department, team meetings as needed to accomplish the goals of the program.
-Facilitate and record notes for student-led Fall and Spring parent conferences.
-Develop and implement robust assessment practices; provide regular feedback to students.
-Prepare semester report cards and progress updates.
-Guide student portfolio work.
-Coordinate Acorn Stories.
-Coordinate science field trips and participate in advisory field trips throughout the year.
-Communicate regularly with families (send assessed work home, and write posts to class websites and articles).
-Lead a Grove.
-Participate in the lower school internal subbing program.
-Supervise students during lunch, recess, and middle school assemblies.
-Collaborate with the grade-level team in planning and implementing New Student Orientation.

Additional Program Expectations:

-Supports admissions’ work through hosting tours and visitors, as well as participating in the Open House.
-Participate in the Lower School BTSN.
-Participate in Camp Live Oak.
-Support students during one evening event, such as the Lower School Music Festival.
-Attend the Art Show.

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