Employment Opportunties

Hopkinton Public Schools

Elementary (Gr. 2-3) Wellness (Physical Education/Health) Teacher
Full-Time (1.0); 2019-2020 school year (anticipated start date 12/7/19); salary commensurate with experience and education.

Elmwood School

Needham Public Schools

Wellness Department
Elementary School Wellness Teacher (Health & Physical Education).

    Position Responsibilities:   
    The successful candidate will be expected to:  Plan and execute quality physical education lessons to students in grades K-5 using a skills theme approach; Plan and execute some quality physical education lessons in grades 4 & 5 using a Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU) model, Plan and execute quality health lessons (puberty) to students in grade 5; Work within a team of elementary wellness educators to develop and evaluate programs, curriculum, assessments, teaching methods, etc.; 

    Qualifications:      
    • Looking for candidates who have a strong understanding of wellness and who can integrate wellness concepts into their program and promote wellness within the larger school culture (among students, teachers and parents)
    • Strengths in teaching a thematic (skills) approach to physical education and an understanding of the Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) curriculum model
    • Some experience is preferred
    • Master's degree is preferred
    • Strong commitment to active anti-racism
    License: 
    Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) License in Elementary Physical Education

    Selection Procedure:  Apply online

    Middle School Teaching/Health and Physical Education

    High Rock 6th Grade Middle

    Qualifications:
    Looking for a strong candidate with good relational skills, strong fundamental teaching skills, knowledge/experience with the Teaching Games for Understanding Curriculum (TGFU) Model, Experience with Health Educaiton - Skills Based Model, and experience teaching physical education classes with wearable activity monitors.  
     
    Candidate should have strong fundamental teaching skills and a natural love and understanding for 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.  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 physical education lessons to children in grade 6
    • Plan and execute quality health education lessons to children in grades 6
    • Be familiar with the Skills-Basd curriculum model for health education
    • Be familiar with the Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU) curriculum model for physical education
    • 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 Health or Physical Educaiton willing to become certified in health
     
    Selection Procedure:
    All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process.

    Application Procedure:
    Please apply online

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MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) Physical Education and Wellness Wellness Instructor

General Responsibilities:

This is a full-time (10 month appointment) benefits eligible position. The Wellness Instructor will lead the wellness arm of the MIT Physical Education and Wellness Program including but not limited to teaching, curriculum development, program management, and public relations. This position is directly responsible for creating and supporting the wellness arm which involves curriculum development, wellness micro lessons, student and instructor handbooks, health promotions, assessment as well as managing supplies and materials for the wellness program. The wellness curriculum will be interactive, meet the diverse needs of MIT students and be evidence based. Other key responsibilities include working collaboratively with other MIT wellness stakeholders such as Athletics, Recreation, Dining, Residential life, MindHandHeart, Community Wellness at MIT Medical, Mental Health, Student Support Services and Wellbeing, Emergency Management, Work Life Center, Religious Life, and Graduate and Undergraduate Students Associations.
 
Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in in physical education, nutrition, health and wellness or closely related field required. A Master’s degree is preferred. One-three years teaching and administrative experience needed preferably at the college/university level. Familiarity with wellness issues relevant to the college age population. Excellent oral and written communication skills for collegiate audiences are essential. Demonstrated proficiency with curriculum development and health promotions including social media desired. Computer skills, including the use of word processing, basic movie editing, spread sheets, scheduling software and course management systems expected. Must be willing to learn, be a good team member and bring a creative energy to the position.

CPR/FA/AED certification must be obtained by August 2019. Appropriate certification in group fitness instruction is required if candidate doesn’t have a physical education degree. Certificate in nutrition and mindfulness or meditation needed within one year. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check. 

Application Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until May 24. Please submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references.

Apply electronically at:  http://web.mit.edu/jobs/

MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.