Employment Opportunties

Brookline Public Schools

  1.  .9 position--Health (grades 7-8) and Physical Education (grades K-8) Teacher
  2. .85 position--High School Health and Fitness Teacher
For more information, the positions are found on the following website:

Dedham Public Schools

Elementary Physical Education/Health Education Teacher (New Position)

QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold proper state license through MA DESE:

  • Elementary Physical Education
  • Elementary Health Education

         CPR and First Aid Certification

                                     Preferred:

         Adaptive Physical Education Certification

 

REPORTS TO: Principal and/or other Department Chair

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  2017-2018 School Year

Teacher will be responsible for planning and delivering instruction. The candidate will have to collaborate with the Wellness department on common, proficiency based assessments. 

The candidate will teach a skill based elementary physical education curriculum which will be constructed to incorporate age appropriate health lessons covering a variety of topics.                         

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Participate in curriculum review and design.
  2. Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
  3. Diagnose and evaluates student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.
  4. Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.
  5. Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  6. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  7. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  8. Refer students for alternative services as provided by the District
  9. Effectively implement district initiatives.
  10. Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:   

  1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
  2. Attend meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  5. Serve on committees as assigned.
  6. Remain current on instructional practices in education. 

Online applications accepted through School Spring and Talent Ed or on the Dedham Public Schools Website: https://dedhamps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Boston Public Schools

K-8 PE Teacher

Patrick Lyndon Pilot School

Click below for more information and application procedure:

https://bostonpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=8585

Hopkinton Public Schools

Wellness Department Subject Matter Leader (SML) K-12

Full-time (1.0); 2017-2018 school year; salary commensurate with experience and education; additional $5500 stipend

This is the position of Wellness Subject Matter Leader (SML) for grades K-12. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to provide for the district: (1) social emotional learning programming; (2) PE/Wellness curriculum Coordination; (3) community involvement with social service providers; and (4) leadership and supervision for the Wellness Department in order to achieve and maintain standards of excellence. The incumbent is responsible for articulating the overall mission and long-term goals of the department and seeing that the day-to- day operational needs are being met. The Wellness Department Subject Matter Leader will also model successful classroom teaching. This position requires approximately .4 teaching and .6 supervisory duties, and includes a 186-day work year. The Wellness Department Coordinator reports to the Assistant Superintendent, with input from the building principals.

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Medfield Public Schools

Full Year Long Term Sub
Wellness Teacher .8 FTE Grades K-8
2017-2018 school year

Medfield Public Schools is seeking a .8 wellness educator to teach grades K-1 health and K-8 physical education. Qualifications include MA licensure in physical education and health education, along with successful experience teaching at the K-3 level. This teacher will have excellent communication skills, be flexible, and able to effectively manage a broad scope of ages and abilities. They will be able to instruct a wide range of individual, partner, and team pursuits leading to mastery of the National Physical Education Standards, and be able to accurately implement the local health education curricula.

Wellness Teacher 1.0 FTE: Medfield High School
2017-2018 school year

Medfield Public Schools is seeking a full time high school wellness teacher. Qualifications include MA licensure in physical education, family and consumer science, and health education. This teacher will have excellent communication skills, be able to effectively utilize instructional technology, and be able to instruct and model a wide range of individual, partner, and team pursuits leading to mastery of the National Physical Education Standards. Skills-based health education is an integral part of our wellness program, and we are looking for a candidate to contribute innovative and creative ideas which will allow students to develop and demonstrate the health skills outlined in the National Health Standards.

Application Procedure:

1) Please send letter of inquiry and a copy of resume directly to Susan Cowell, Wellness Content Specialist, Medfield Public Schools

scowell@email.medfield.net

2) In addition, please apply online: www.schoolspring.com

 

Needham Public Schools

Middle School Health & Physical Educator with a Strong Outdoor Education (Experiential Education Background)
 
Qualifications:
Looking for a candidate with strong leadership skills and experience leading adventure activities.  The successful candidate will be assigned to teach a course called Experiential Education.  This course uses trust building and team building activities to help students develop social and emotional skills.  In addition, candidate will also teach some health education classes and some physical education classes as needed.
 
Candidate should have strong fundamental teaching skills and a natural love and understanding of middle school children and for their work as a middle school educator.  In addition, good communication skills and interpersonal skills are a must.  Candidate should be certified in both health and physical education or be certified in physical education and willing to become certified in health within the first 3 years of teaching.  Looking for candidates who have a strong background in outdoor education and/or experiential education and an understanding of wellness.  Candidate will be expected to be able to integrate wellness concepts into their program and promote wellness within the larger school culture (among students, teachers and parents). 

The successful candidate will be expected to:  
  • Plan and execute quality experiential education lessons to children in grades 7 and 8.
  • Plan and execute quality physical education lessons to children in grades 7 and 8.
  • Plan and execute quality health education lessons to children in grades 7 and 8.
  • Integrate health and wellness concepts into experiential education lessons.
  • Work within a team of K-12 health & physical educators to develop and evaluate curriculum.
  • Work with professionals from other disciplines (e.g., counseling, health services, food services, community organizations) to promote wellness.
  • Educate administrators, parents, teachers, students and the community about the value of physical activity and health.     
License: 
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary license as a Middle School Physical Education and/or Health or license in physical education and willingness to become certified in health.
 
Selection Procedure: 
All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process
 
Application Procedure: 

1)  Please send letter of inquiry and a copy of resume directly to 

Kathy M. Pinkham, Director of K12 Wellness Department for Needham Public Schools 



2)  In Addition, please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.
 

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices.  The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO and Empowering Multicultural Initiatives (EMI).  Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.