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K-8 PE Teacher


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/19/2019
School Name Soundview School
City, State Lynnwood, WA 
Posted 06/10/2019

K-8 PE Teacher

(0.8-1.0 FTE)

The Physical Education position at Soundview is an exciting instructional opportunity for a progressive, constructivist, and collaborative educator. This position includes all the aspects of a traditional PE program enmeshed with personal health development and explicit instruction in social and emotional skills. In the context of our mission and campus, PE is delivered through sports, fitness, outdoor education, community engagement, and play.

Who we are:

Soundview is a small independent school for Early Childhood through Grade 8 students. We offer our students the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years and Middle Years programs in multi-age classrooms. The curriculum is inquiry-based and planned collaboratively by the teaching team and IB Coordinator.

Who you are:

  • Enthusiastic. Your job is to get students excited for play and exercise in the outdoors!
  • Experienced. We are looking for an expert in classroom management and instructional practice.
  • Entrepreneurial. This position has many opportunities for growth in concert with our after school programs and our middle school including but not limited to outdoor trips, community partnerships, service learning, and team sports.

Basic Duties of All Teachers Include:

  • First and foremost, care for social, emotional, and developmental needs of students and families.
  • IB Unit planning, instruction, assessment, and reporting.
  • Collaborative planning with teaching teams.
  • Various supervisory duties.
  • Ongoing program review and revision.
  • Full participation in the life of the school and students, including outdoor trips and evening events.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS from an accredited college or university.
  • Excellent classroom management skills and knowledge of child development.
  • Classroom experience and/or teaching certificate preferred.
  • IB and independent school experience preferred.

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, and benchmarked with peer schools.
  • Benefits package: medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off.
  • Retirement matching program.
  • Small school environment.
  • International Baccalaureate and other professional development.

Application Process:

Send cover letter and resume to employment@soundview.org. A 20-30 minute teaching video is recommended.

Soundview School does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or any other status protected by the law.

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