With the anticipated growth of our Lower and Middle School programs, The Carmel School seeks to hire a P.E. teacher to join its incredible team of compassionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable faculty and staff for the 2023-24 school year. This teaching position is responsible for cultivating a vibrant, safe, and engaging student culture while instructing students in accordance with the school's mission.
Those that thrive in our Pre-K–12, college preparatory, Christian school environment are mission-aligned, creative, possess a demonstrable work ethic that focuses on student success, and are remarkably fun to work with! Most importantly, however, our students need another individual who deeply cares about them.
At The Carmel School, our P.E. teacher will be expected to:
develop a sound base of physical literacy during early years to provide the foundation for movement skills and athleticism during middle/high school
help each student develop competence in the areas of health and wellness, sports, and other physical fitness activities
demonstrate the ability to create a child-centered class that facilitates children’s physical, cognitive, and social/emotional learning
model and stress the importance of sportsmanship and collaborative teamwork
contribute by providing ideas and support to increase health & wellness and movement/activity within the classroom
champion the role of Christian independent schools in the greater Richmond/Fredericksburg area
Additional expectations and essential position functions can be made available upon request. Coaching opportunities at the Middle, JV, and Varsity levels are available.
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a brief cover letter, resume, and an Application for Employment (found on our website) to email@example.com. Please note that copies of relevant licenses, certifications, and undergraduate/graduate transcripts will be required.
Summary of Essential Position Functions:
Teaches core subject material, utilizing the appropriate curriculum for each
Supports the mission of the school and abides by the employee handbook
Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids to emphasize inquiry and current best practices
Demonstrates using models; experiments with available technology methods and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aids
Provides opportunities when needed for individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Designs and differentiates learning activities that will relate content and skills acquisition to students' experiences and the physical world
Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment
Utilizes both formative and summative assessments to assess and evaluate each pupil’s progress in his/her acquisition of content knowledge and skills regularly
Communicates regularly and effectively with school stakeholders about students' progress
Selects and acquires school-approved texts, instructional aids, and supplies where necessary; maintains necessary inventory records
Collaborates with school administrators and faculty to cultivate and ensure a mission-appropriate school culture
Reports to the Head of Lower School but works closely with other members of the school administration
Collaborates with teachers and coaches on relevant issues/topics (classroom management, counseling concerns, instructional coaching, etc.)
Possess effective oral and written communication skills
Proficient in information technology
Demonstrates confidentiality and professionalism with all stakeholders
Please also note that a Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree is strongly preferred, and certification in (content area) is preferred. Prior experience teaching is a must! All employees must complete a criminal background check upon their official start date.
The Carmel School is an accredited independent, college preparatory, Christian school where students in grades Pre-K through 12th THRIVE.
Located between Fredericksburg and Richmond in Ruther Glen, Virginia, The Carmel School's mission is to prepare students for success in our ever-changing world by creating a community supportive of academic, physical, and spiritual growth to instill honor and integrity rooted in Christian values.
Through a coordinated effort with our incredible faculty and staff, our students experience a safe, challenging school community that requires active student participation and provides numerous opportunities for scholarship, service, leadership, and spiritual growth. As a learning community, we value the pursuit of personal honor and integrity, the active embrace of diversity, and the meaningful engagement of being responsible citizens to those around us.