Physical Education Teacher

The Physical Education teacher, under the supervision of the Supervisor of Educational Enrichment, will provide an active learning environment where all students can excel academically, physically, and socially,

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To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to hrdept@lexnyc.org.  Please include Physical Education Teacher in the subject line,
or fax to 718-350-3332.
Position:                               Physical Education Teacher                          
Department:                        Educational Enrichment
Supervisor(s):                      Supervisor of Educational Enrichment
FLSA Status:                       Exempt
Position Type:                     Full-time, 10-month, Benefits Eligible
CFR Code:                           263
Date Posted:                        February 6, 2024
Salary Range:                     $48,211 – 118,978

The Physical Education teacher, under the supervision of the Supervisor of Educational Enrichment, will provide an active learning environment where all students can excel academically, physically, and socially. 
  • Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student can work hard, and excel academically, physically and socially
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and class activities for Physical Education and Health classes aligned with New York State Standards
  • Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve instructional practices throughout the school; share best practice.
  • Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged
  • Actively participate in professional development activities, and work closely with the Upper School Principal, Athletic Coordinator, and sports coaches
  • Maintain accurate student records, including attendance
  • Identify unique student needs and collaborate with peer teachers to effectively address those needs
  • Support the school's Strategic Planning initiatives with an emphasis on strengthening the culture. Demonstrate commitment to the school purpose, vision, and mission. 
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve instructional practices
  • Compassionate and Passionate; Results-driven and goal oriented
  • Excellent classroom management skills. Provide positive behavior intervention with support
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with colleagues, parents, and students
  • Knowledge of subject matter
  • American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency
  • Knowledge of child cognitive development and various learning styles
  • Prior knowledge of Thinking Maps and Schoology
  • Strong Google Suite skills preferred
  • Physical Education and/or Health Education credential required
  • Experience working with deaf students
  • Master’s degree

  •  Required clearances include medical clearance, fingerprinted by the NYC Board of Ed, SCR, and SEL clearance
  • Must have the ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must possess the physical ability to demonstrate and participate in all class activities
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times
Available:                   February 6, 2024
Deadline:                    Until filled
For Information:        Tracy Pelletier
Contact:                      Tpelletier@lexnyc.org
To Apply:                   Send resume and cover letter to hrdept@lexnyc.org
                                     Please include Physical Education Teacher in subject line
                                     Or fax to 718-350-3332
 For more information about Lexington School and Center for the Deaf, please visit www.lexnyc.org
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