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P.E. Teacher

Date:  12 Jul 2024
Location: 

Houston, US

Job ID:  2922
School:  The Village School
Company:  Nord Anglia Education

The Village School is a private college preparatory school for grades Early Childhood through High School. Our High School offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma program and boarding opportunities through the Nord Anglia Boarding program. 

 

The Village School is an international community in Houston, Texas, providing a world-class education to our private day and boarding school students. We adhere to the highest academic standards, developing lifelong learners and global citizens who think critically, collaborate genuinely, and give of themselves generously. Ranked nationally for STEAM education and for the diversity of our international student body. Proud member of the Nord Anglia Education global network of schools.

Position Summary

To guide and develop both mind and body of all school-aged children enrolled in the Physical Education program at The Village School.  Develop a program that will best enhance the children’s physical education needs. Responsible for creating a classroom environment that fosters, promotes and develops an understanding of the relationship of healthy body function and exercise; that motivates each student to cultivate physical fitness, and appropriate social and emotional adjustment; that discovers and develop the talents of students in physical achievement; and that develops strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each student’s ability.

 

Job Description

Learning and Teaching

  • Comply with The Village School policies and regulations.
  • Follow Coaches handbook rules and regulations.
  • Works cooperatively with other physical education teachers in planning and implementing a balanced physical education program.
  • Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of formal sports, games, rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
  • Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course and SOL standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
  • Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students.

Job Description Continued

  • Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
  • Maintains control of storage and use of school property.
  • Evaluates each student’s growth in physical skills, knowledge and contribution in team sports.
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
  • Dress appropriately as a representative of The Village School.
  • Cooperate with co-workers and staff.
  • Relate positively to parents and community.
  • Keep accurate records and grades on all students.
  • Keep current on all e-mail activities involving students, parents and co-workers.
  • Lesson plans done at least one month in advance.

 

Other Attributes

  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm 
  • Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible
  • Continually strive for improvement

Philosophy & Values

We are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that:

  • There is no limit to what every person can achieve.
  • Creativity and challenge help us get better every day. 
  • Learning should be personalised.
  • Unique global opportunities enhance the learning experience. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree
  • One or more years’ experience
  • Applicant must be able to perform physically without restrictions while teaching their PE classes
  • Volleyball coaching experience at HS level or greater

 

TO APPLY: 

Online applications need to be submitted directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV.  

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender, or culture. 

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. 

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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