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PE Teacher

Children’s Day School is seeking a creative and energetic Middle School P.E. Teacher beginning August 2014. The position will teach fifth and sixth grade P.E., work with middle school after school sports, reports to the Middle School Head and works with the current Middle School P.E. Teacher. The position is part-time, Monday through Thursday, with the potential for more hours, with additional faculty meetings and after school coaching activities. An experienced teacher and coach are desired. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at http://www.cds-sf.org.
 
Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Conduct fifth and sixth physical education classes in a developmentally appropriate engaging way and instill the value of lifelong fitness.
  • Work in the athletics program focusing on the whole person – body and mind – and emphasize participation, cooperation and teamwork.
  • Implement an existing curriculum that includes competitive and non-competitive games, movement, fitness and team-building activities.
  • Modifying course of study for different levels of athletic ability and experience of students.
  • Co-chaperone an overnight student field trip.
  • Assist with a variety of after school interscholastic sports at the middle school level.
  • Participate in other school-wide activities throughout the year.

 
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Ability to take initiative, work passionately and joyfully, and collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies.
  • Knowledge of sports and physical education, and understanding of developmentally appropriate P.E. skills and concepts students need to learn to be healthy, active individuals.
  • Capacity to engage students of multiple developmental levels and a wide spectrum of physical abilities improving gross motor skills.
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills; flexibility to work in multiple settings and shared facilities including a play field, gymnasium and nearby park.
  • Desire to accept and grow from feedback.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in technology.
  • Patience and understating while working with younger students.

 
 
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor degree or working towards a degree; preferably PE or fitness related field
  • Desire to train in Responsive Classroom techniques
  • Spanish speakers are highly encouraged to apply

 
Compensation
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits offered including medical, dental and vision insurance and a retirement plan.
 
CDS is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Contact Information
Send resume, cover letter and names of 3 references. Email preferred.
Kasi Campbell
Children's Day School
333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
kasic@cds-sf.org

School
Children’s Day School SF
Contact Phone Number
415-861-5432
Kasi
Campbell