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Physical Education Coach for September 2024

Posted :
March 19, 2024
Department(s) :
LS Faculty
MS Faculty
Job Status :
Full Time

About Shefa

The Shefa School is a Jewish community day school in Manhattan serving students in grades K-8 who benefit from a specialized educational environment in order to develop their strengths while addressing their learning challenges. We specifically serve students with language-based learning disabilities who have not yet reached their potential levels of success in traditional classroom settings. Shefa is a pluralistic community school, serving families across the range of Jewish involvement and observance.  At Shefa, we believe that differences are a source of strength and that we are all enriched by the diversity of perspectives.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities:

● Collaborate with the PE team in teaching physical education classes to students in both the lower and middle schools  

● Develop lessons and activities to teach organized cooperative games

● Develop lessons for skill development to participate successfully in hobby and leisure sports

● Deliver instruction using a direct instructional approach for all tasks and routines

● Follow student behavioral protocols such as Responsive Classroom and the LS and MS Behavioral Intervention plans

● Manage classroom routines and behavior

● Build relationships with students

● Represent physical education program at school wide events and celebrations such as yearly Curriculum Night and weekly Oneg

● Communicate regularly with families

● Collaborate with other faculty

● Oversee recess and special athletic activities, such as Field Day

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

● Collaborate with the PE team in teaching physical education classes to students in both the lower and middle schools  

● Develop lessons and activities to teach organized cooperative games

● Develop lessons for skill development to participate successfully in hobby and leisure sports

● Deliver instruction using a direct instructional approach for all tasks and routines

● Follow student behavioral protocols such as Responsive Classroom and the LS and MS Behavioral Intervention plans

● Manage classroom routines and behavior

● Build relationships with students

● Represent physical education program at school wide events and celebrations such as yearly Curriculum Night and weekly Oneg

● Communicate regularly with families

● Collaborate with other faculty

● Oversee recess and special athletic activities, such as Field Day

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a school setting and coaching or teaching athletics to students.  Experience with health education and/or working with students with language-based learning disabilities are a plus. Candidates should demonstrate flexibility and comfort with risk-taking and ambiguity. We seek teachers who thrive in highly collaborative environments, who are reflective and committed to growth, who have strong communication skills, and who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Salary

Salary Range: $50,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience

Send Cover Letter & Resume to

jobs@shefaschool.org

Job Description (PDF)

Physical Education Coach for September 2024