Physical Education Teacher (PE)

Position: Physical Education Teacher (PE)
Starting Date: ASAP
Reports To: Head of School / Head of Department
Department: PE Department

General Description

Physical Education Teacher (PE) will lead, inspire, and promote student learning. He/she should be knowledgeable about student development. Additionally, he/she should have experience with collaborative curriculum designs and be well versed in unit development using backward planning. He/she will collaborate with department team members, school leaders, and the curriculum director to ensure that instruction meets the needs of each student.

Position Details and Responsibilities

  • Organizes games and challenges that promote physical activity among children and young adults from kindergarten to high school. Their goal is to develop motor skills and physical development among younger children and proper exercise and eating habits among older children.
  • Organizes and manages team sports.
  • Adjust their curricula to adapt to children with disabilities or different physical abilities in order to create a positive experience for all students.
  • Observe all their students and maintain discipline within the class.
  • Keep a record of teaching materials, students’ progress, and outcomes in portfolios.
  • Coordinate with the Principal and Homeroom Teacher to ensure the learning goals and objectives are met.
  • Communicate with parents or guardians about their child’s academic and overall improvement.
  • Interacts with parents, other teachers, and school administrators and creates progress reports for students.
  • Be responsible for children’s welling and safety and manage their behaviors in a classroom.
  • Attends the school training, seminar, activities, and meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Native English speaker or any nationality that can demonstrate equivalent proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher major in Physical Education or any related field; at least 3 years of teaching experience.
  • A teaching license is preferred.
  • Experience in teaching American Common Core Curriculum.
  • Physical fitness.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of many kinds of exercise.
  • Excellent understanding of stretching and other safety concerns.
  • First aid training.
  • Understanding of students’ disabilities and adaptive PE techniques where applicable.
  • Child protection and safety training if preferred.
  • Passionate about educating young children.
  • Be able to maintain creativity and friendliness in inspiring children’s learning and attention.
  • Flexible and cooperative with school activities and events.
  • Excellent command of English; native speaker or equivalent.
  • Proficient in using Google Suite and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).