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Job Opening: Part Time PE Teacher

About our School
The Burkard School is an independent K-8 school for bright children who need extra support with
self-regulation, executive functioning, and/or social-emotional learning in the classroom.

Part Time PE Teacher
We are looking for a dynamic part-time PE Teacher to teach four 30-minute PE classes, one day a
week on Mondays from 11:30 – 2:30. Classes will be K/1, Grade 2, Grades 3/4, and Grades 5/6.
Maximum class size is 10 students, and you will be assisted by a behavior specialist. The term is from
September 5, 2018 through May 20, 2019, excluding holidays and school breaks.

$100 – 150/week, depending on qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement engaging games and challenges that follow the Society of Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) standards for K-8 physical education.

  • Develop strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual, and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each pupil’s ability.

  • Provide students with a lifelong foundation and appreciation for the benefits of daily exercise.

  • Develop in each pupil an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise.

  • Motivate each pupil to cultivate physical fitness, hygienic habits, and good social and emotional adjustment.

  • Discover and develop talents of pupils in physical achievement.

  • Provide appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to insure the over-all safety of pupils.

  • Maintain control of storage and use of school-owned property.

  • Perform other duties, as deemed appropriate, by the Director.

Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants must have experience teaching physical education or coaching elementary school children.

  • Certification not required; Exercise Science degree preferred

  • Ability to communicate and connect with children of all age and skill levels, and provide necessary direction and instruction to students

  • A high energy level and infectious enthusiasm.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Qualified candidates can send their resumes and cover letters to admin@theburkardschool.org.

The Burkard School cherishes and promotes the idea of a diverse, inclusive, and accepting community. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, gender, disability, ethnic heritage, national origin, religious choice, sexual orientation, gender identity, nor any other trait protected by local, state, or federal law in our admissions policies, employment practices, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. As a school, we encourage our community members to come to a place of respect and understanding with all people.

A new independent K-8 school for bright children who need extra support with self-regulation, executive functioning, and/or social-emotional learning in the classroom.