Physical Education Teacher (Available 2022-2023)

Public Prep Network, Inc.

Full Job Description
An Invitation to Apply for the Position of
Physical Education Teacher- Bronx Location (Available 2022-23)
Boys Prep Bronx (Grades K-8)
Bronx, NY
About Public Prep
Public Prep is the nation’s first non-profit network that exclusively develops exceptional, tuition-free PreK and single-sex elementary and middle public schools. We pursue continuous excellence through our dedication to an inclusive community focused on scholar, family, and staff collaboration. Our scholars are resilient and empathetic, guided by our four core values of community (sisterhood/brotherhood), scholarship, responsibility, and merit. Our teaching model is designed to incorporate a culturally responsive approach that is informed by data to cultivate an environment that empowers scholars to become independent learners. At Public Prep we believe zip code should not define your destiny, systemic and institutional racism must be disrupted and that all scholars should be on a predictable path to and through college.
Our network comprises 6 schools across 5 campuses in the Lower East Side and Bronx, serving 2,100 scholars in grades PreK-8:
Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School (Grades Pre-K-5)
Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School II (Grades Pre-K-1)
Girls Prep Bronx Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary School (Grades PreK-4)
Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Boys Prep Bronx (Grades K-8)
What Sets Us Apart
In addition to the academic work, Public Prep emphasizes social-emotional learning as critical to supporting the whole child. Relationship-building is the lever that moves adults to move students and that moves families to invest time and energy in schools. Each school has a committed leadership team and staff that strives to work collaboratively to build a warm, joyful culture of rigor. Public Prep is committed to investing in our adult learning culture. As a team member at Public Prep you can anticipate a learning environment where growth mindset, humility and data informed decision making is evident through professional development that takes place within coaching cycles, observation and feedback, and targeted professional development opportunities within the network and from outside providers.
In 2020, all of our campuses were recognized by NYS as Recognition Schools for their high academic achievement and strong progress. Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa described them as “exemplary public schools that demonstrate that all students can achieve at high levels with the right supports and resources.” This honor has been bestowed upon the top 15% of schools in New York State.
Public Prep offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, internal equity, and budgeted amount for the role. The salary range for this position is $67,000- $89,000. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. It includes Oxford Medical, United Dental/Vision, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) package with a 5% employer match.
Public Preparatory Network is an Equal Opportunity employer. Public Preparatory Network is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.
Primary Function & Position Overview:
Physical Education Teachers must consistently plan for and monitor the progress of each of their students. Physical Education Teachers meet regularly with grade level teachers, school leaders, and other Specials teachers in order to build on the existing physical education curriculum, which is inclusive of New York State standards. Physical Education Teachers are responsible for creating robust and interdisciplinary units for students through this collaboration. Physical Education Teachers also work closely with School Aides and members of the Student and Family Affairs Team, who provide non-academic support.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Clearly defined processes and structures for planning, teaching, assessing and reflecting that include designing curriculum and assessments that balance a pre- designed, codified set of content-based standards with students’ individual needs and learning styles.
Coaching tools and strategies that maximize their own performance and that of their students.
Acceptance of continuous feedback and evaluation for themselves and students based on the development of individualized goals for performance that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and time-bound.
Systems that enable good stewardship of resources, i.e. collaborative processes that leverage the strength of all team members, maintaining records of students’ progress towards individualized goals, for communicating with families and building community with them through annual home visits and other school events, and for attending IEP meeting and ensuring appropriate accommodations are given to students during assessments as needed.
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal, which may include drop off and pick up, lunch duty, and other coverage as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
An M.A., Ed.M or Master’s degree in relevant content area
New York State Certification strongly preferred
A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated success as a full-time Physical Education Teaching preferred
Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, urban school setting preferred
Evidence of excellence in teaching through continuous learning and data analysis
Exceptional organization and planning skills
Superior communication skills
An ability to work collaboratively
A commitment to single-sex education
Fluency in Spanish preferred

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