Physical Education Teacher Harlem Children's Zone - Harlem, NY

When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and go through college. Everything we give our students—from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals—is aimed at fulfilling that promise. 

To support our teachers, we provide them with weekly professional development, access to top-of-the-line technology, including a personal laptop, and Smartboards and tablets in the classroom. Additionally, our teachers are surrounded by colleagues and professionals—ranging from academic and instructional coaches and deans of students, to guidance counselors and social workers—all committed to ensuring the success for every child. 

Physical Education Teacher Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach and lead students in fitness and physical education
  • Increase overall physical and health awareness
  • Plan and implement physical education curricula and lesson plans
  • Develop a culture of teamwork, participation and collaboration among students
  • Facilitate small group targeted instruction in different subjects as needed
  • Maintain and communicate high academic and personal expectations for all students
  • Follow the school’s policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline, and refuse to tolerate classroom disruptions
  • Develop and use a variety of assessments (e.g., exams, written work, and public performances) that frequently measure student progress
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities

Physical Education Teacher Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • A dedication and commitment to the mission of HCZ Promise Academy
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required
  • 2 – 5 years teaching experience in an urban school setting is desired
  • Must be willing to work Saturday’s during test prep season – additional compensation is provided
  • New York State certification in Physical Education required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

We offer competitive salaries with performance-based bonuses, and comprehensive benefits package.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • teaching: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • NYS Teaching: Phys Ed

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