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Physical Education Teacher

Category: Elementary Education
School: Stratford School
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Date Opened: May 29, 2024
Job ID: 6173

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Stratford School, part of Spring Education Group, is a leading independent WASC-accredited private school in California offering courses from preschool through 12th grade with a vision of creating a unique, multi-dimensional educational foundation for children. At Stratford School, we understand every child has his or her own interests and passions and contributes in their own way. Our proven program includes our STEAM-based curriculum that was recognized by the White House as a leader in early childhood STEAM education, and we are also the first California school to earn the Carnegie Science Seal of Excellence for STEM.

Do you value a career in an educational community of extraordinary professionals? Then, join ours! We are currently looking for caring and energetic teachers to join our team. If you have a passion for working with children, if you provide the best education and care to students, if you work collaboratively, and if you want to learn and grow, we want you to be a part of our team.

The physical education teacher will be responsible for the general supervision and management of the athletic program at Stratford School. This person must be professionally prepared to teach physical education to young children.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Planning, supervising, and implementing the physical education curriculum in accordance with Stratford School policies and procedures.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of athletic equipment.
  • Responsible for procurement, maintenance, and inventory of the P.E. equipment
  • Know all athletic standards and requirements for young children, including the basic rules of sports and safety standards for each student.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-house training programs.
  • Participation in all school athletic events and other special events as needed.
  • Must maintain a current CPR and first aid.
  • Monitor and assess student progress. Maintain close communication with the principal and parent regarding student issues, conferencing as deemed necessary.
  • Submit weekly lesson plans to the principal.
  • Establish a non-punitive method of sustaining sportsmanship, seeking positive rather than negative methods to correct student behavior.
  • Administer and prepare students for the annual Presidential Physical Fitness Program.
  • Responsible for the development and coaching of the Stratford School intramural or after school sports program.
  • Setting up and managing athletic events.
  • Establish a non-punitive method of seeking positive rather than negative methods to correct student behavior.
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the principal, including morning arrival and departure procedures.
  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students and staff.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.
  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Appropriately dressed, well groomed, and neat.

Skills/Knowledge/Education:
  • BA degree required and at least three years experience as a coach of a sports team.
  • The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the rules and regulations of the sports at the elementary level.
  • Evidence of coaching theory and techniques in sports.
  • Possess a valid CPR and First Aid card.

Salary Range $58,000-$65,000

Sign On Bonus $2000

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction. Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Other details

  • Job Function: Elementary Education
  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Employment Indicator: Full Time
  • Min Hiring Rate: $58,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $65,000.00
  • Travel Required: No
  • Required Education: High School
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