Cambridge Lakes Charter School currently has an opening for a Full Time Elementary and/or Middle School Physical Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. CLCS is looking for a teacher who is versatile and has working knowledge of grades K-8 Illinois Physical Education standards. Responsibilities include providing a well-rounded current pedagogy. Potential candidates should be well versed in the academic, social/emotional needs of Elementary and Middle school students and possess a willingness to devote the time required to be successful. This teacher must be collaborative and collegial and be an active, positive presence that promotes a safe and welcoming learning environment for both students and colleagues.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Instructs an age/ability level appropriate Physical Education curriculum as adopted by the Board of Education for Elementary and Middle school
Integrates essential and advanced skills for Physical Education at the Elementary and Middle school level
Provides instruction in accordance with the time allotted in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Instructs students in state mandated goals of Physical Education as specified
Works with members of the Physical Education department and plans a well-balanced Physical Education curriculum
Tracks and maintains school inventory
Maintains and updates all classroom records
Professional Educators License.
Elementary and/or Middle School Physical Education endorsement.
Successful teaching experience desired, but not necessary.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to be an effective member of a team.
Commitment to data-based decision making and continuous improvement model.
Able to communicate effectively with parents and students
PHYSICAL /MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, have excellent interpersonal communication skills, articulation, creativity, organizational skills, confidentiality, maintain a positive attitude and cooperativeness
Physical requirements include sitting, standing, bending, walking, and lifting equipment and materials
High level of flexibility, articulation, concentration, and confidentially