As a teacher and coach, this person will work as an integral member of the physical education and athletics department by implementing and maintaining the school’s comprehensive pre-kindergarten through grade eight program. A qualified candidate will possess a joy for teaching and will promote a physically active and healthy lifestyle in elementary and middle school students’ lives. They will be an enthusiastic, dynamic and vibrant member of the community who upholds the school’s values and shares a dedication to educating the whole child.
Co-teach physical education classes in grades PreK-Grade 5
Coach middle school athletic teams in Grades 6-8
Teach as a member of the Health and Wellness team
Collaborate to design and implement a comprehensive PreK-Grade 8 curriculum
Commit to fostering a diverse and inclusive community in and out of the classroom
Demonstrate instructional excellence by knowing students, adapting curriculum, and keeping careful anecdotal records to write thoughtful reports
Remain current with best practices for the developmental needs of children and adolescents, and take advantage of professional development opportunities
Embrace the school’s six core values and become a contributing member of the community through various school-wide duties and responsibilities
Belmont Day seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community. The school will always be maintained as a non-sectarian institution. The school is an equal opportunity employer. The school complies with all legal requirements in connection with admissions and access to programs, facilities and employment practices regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or disability.
Excellent communication (written/verbal) and organizational skills
Collaborative team player and advocate for self and community
Cultural competency with a strong commitment to equity and inclusion
Professional development experience in physical education, diversity, and health and wellness
A sense of humor, flexibility, energy, patience, and creativity
Please submit a cover letter specific to this position along with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Belmont Day School
Belmont Day School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade independent school in founded in 1927 by a group of parents committed to providing children with an excellent academic foundation and many opportunities for creative expression. We value honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect and excellence.