Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to teach, enrich, and reinforce the physical education curriculum. The Physical Education Teacher will teach and plan lessons and activities for early childhood, lower school, and middle school students, with particular emphasis on sportsmanship. In addition, he or she will work with students with a wide range of skill/developmental levels on eye-hand coordination and athletic and physical skills through inclusive games and exercises while encouraging a love of physical activity. The Physical Education Teacher should possess a knowledge of a variety of sports and the ability to break down each sport into age-appropriate activities emphasizing technical skills and sportsmanship. He or she will coach sports for the 7th and 8th grades, serve as a middle school advisor, as needed, and will participate in outdoor education Classroom of the Earth trips across all grade levels.
The ideal candidate demonstrates the personal traits for nurturing the growth of children and working cooperatively with adults, such as being kind, enthusiastic, creative, flexible, patient, and an excellent communicator with colleagues and parents. The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:
Bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, or related field; may have an advanced degree
Teaching and coaching experience with elementary and middle school-aged students
Experience coaching and/or playing team sports at the middle/secondary and/or collegiate level is preferred
Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills
About Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Good Shepherd Episcopal School is a coeducational institution located in north Dallas serving 600 students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. The school’s mission is to inspire children to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage.