Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Coordinator
Green Hedges School
January 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Green Hedges School seeks an experienced physical education teacher and Athletic Coordinator for the 2018-2019 school year. An independent school located 14 miles west of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA, Green Hedges has an enrollment of approximately 150 students in preschool through Grade 8. The primary responsibilities of this position are to:
Guide the development and implementation of an instructional program that will provide the best possible physical education and athletic experiences for each student, Montessori Kindergarten through Grade 8.
Coordinate and coach in the school’s interscholastic athletic program.
Coordinates the physical education and athletic programs for the school, Montessori through Grade 8
Meets with administrators and teachers to discuss the implementation of curriculum goals, to include developmentally appropriate health and wellness instruction at each grade level
Assists with the acquisition of textbooks, instructional materials, teacher guides, physical education equipment, and field space for interscholastic athletic program
Keeps parents, administrators, and community members informed about physical education and athletic programs in the school
Manages the annual budget for PE and athletic programs
Advises the Head of School on hiring athletic program coaches
Recruits paid and volunteer coaches
Complies with school and board policies and regulations
Works cooperatively with faculty and staff
Relates positively to parents and community
Builds on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
Is accurate with required records and reports
Demonstrates strong communication skills and command of standard English language (spoken and written)
Is a positive representative of School in the greater community
Applies Mission & Core Values in teaching and coaching
Attends Athletic Director meetings
Coordinates games and schedules for teams
Updates Athletic Handbook each year
Provides regular updates for School’s Week-At-A-Glance newsletter
Maintains updates for athletic pages of School’s website
A successful candidate for this position will have: • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in physical education and/or related area(s) • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of related teaching and coaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the social-emotional development of primary, elementary and middle school age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills
Other qualifications: Must successfully complete required background checks.
Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Green Hedges School
Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 180 students in Vienna, VA, 14 miles west of Washington DC.