Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. We equip young minds with the knowledge and skills they need to evaluate, compare and make thoughtful choices so they can become informed and engaged citizens of the world.
Our Physical Education curriculum is structured to promote lifetime fitness through the participation of cooperative activities and team sports. The program inspires students to adopt lifelong physical activity gaining knowledge of movement and sports skills/activities. Our diverse curriculum offers activities that promote creativity, fostering teamwork and opportunities for all learners to be successful. The program builds relationships, strengthens physical skills, and provides students with the building blocks to live a healthy life.
We are currently seeking a full time enthusiastic, dedicated, and passionate teacher to teach in our Lower School Physical Education Department. The Lower School includes grades PK-5 and enrolls domestic students and international boarding students from all over the world in an exciting location in the heart of Manhattan’s financial district.
Demonstrating knowledge of content and pedagogy.
Planning and executing lessons that differentiate the needs of our students.
Assessing students, maintaining records (including curriculum maps) and writing report cards.
Coaching two competitive team sports per year in middle school or high school.
Utilizing learning management and student information systems such as Schoology.
Communicating effectively with parents, students, school administrators and community partners, including attending parent teacher conferences.
Serving as a role model to students, being a visible presence in all areas of the school and promoting cooperation and cohesion among all divisions.
Maintaining a professional environment that is safe, inclusive and creates positive learning environment.
Collaborating positively and respectfully with members of the Physical Education Department as well as the whole school community.
Continuing to grow professionally by attending all in-service and professional development opportunities.
Engaging in other responsibilities and duties assigned by the Head of Lower School.
A passion for teaching and learning
A passion for working with children, and creating a student-centered learning environment
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Positive, high energy approach to the role
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
Minimum of 5 years teaching experience, preferably in an independent school
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (Master’s degree preferred)
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.