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Physical Education Teacher and Coach

Position Type Teacher
School Name Stevens Cooperative School
City, State Hoboken, NJ 
Posted 11/10/2017

Stevens Cooperative School has an immediate opening for an Interim-acting  full-time Physical Education Teacher and Coach for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.

Stevens Cooperative School is a progressive 2’s through 8th grade independent school located in Hoboken and Jersey City, New Jersey. This position is to teach 1st through 8th grade at our Hoboken campus.

 

Overview

The ideal candidate will be passionate and committed to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and working with students in this capacity.  A physical education teacher at Stevens is excited and willing to be innovative and incorporate new ideas into the physical education program, as well as continuing with what already is successful.  We are looking for a professional who is energetic, has a positive attitude, and is a self-starter.  Working well with others  in a small community and instilling confidence in the program with parents is required.

Candidates should be  creative and flexible, and have strong organizational and classroom management skills.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to develop interpersonal relationships with faculty, parents, and students.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement and hone the school’s already successful PE program ensuring that it is mission aligned.

  • Teach grades 1st through 8th grade, in a physical Gym and outdoor setting.

  • Devise lessons and plan for classes at the outdoor and indoor spaces

  • Use physical activities and teamwork to foster social emotional skill development and strength of character lessons

  • Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, which includes competency checklists and narrative comments on reports.

  • Use technology and additional resources to enhance the learning experience in a 21st Century PE class setting.

  • Follow and update current curriculum maps.

  • Attend weekly Faculty meetings

  • Collaborate with fellow PE teacher to create consistency in program

  • Communicate with colleagues and parents around student issues and needs

  • Opportunity to coach a minimum of 2 athletic seasons (practice and games after school with possible weekend commitments at times) for additional compensation.

  • Seek professional development in the field

  • Participate in the life of the school and be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Hoboken principal.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited school, coaching/teaching skills, excellent character, and experience working with children in a formal athletics or PE program.

 

To Apply:  Please submit your resume and any letters of recommendation to Stevens Cooperative School, at jobs@stevenscoop.org with subject: PE Teacher Position.

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