Grace Church School
OverviewGrace Church School seeks to hire an energetic and collaborative educator to teach Physical Education classes and to coordinate a new before- and after-school sports program for our lower school students. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in physical education, experience designing activity-driven lessons, and a love of working with children.Primary ResponsibilitiesAdministering, coordinating, and supervising the inaugural year of a new sports program for our students in Grades 1-4. This program will meet after school three times a week—at venues both on campus and off. In conjunction with the PE Department Chair, the Lower School Sports Coordinator will design and implement the program.Publicizing our offerings and schedules, communicating with parents about the program and student enrollment, and working with the PE Chair to arrange for appropriate staffing.Teaching PE classes in our JK-8 program.Coaching opportunities are also possible.Additional responsibilities will include other supervisory duties (e.g., recess duties, lunch supervision).About Grace Church SchoolGrace is a co-educational independent school in downtown Manhattan, providing instruction for over 700 students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. The mission of our Physical Education and Athletics Department is to promote in our students a love of physical activity, an appreciation of exercise and sports, and the habits of healthy living that can last a lifetime. Our curriculum aims to harness every child's natural love of play to teach them how to set goals and meet them, how to work together as a team, and how to lose with good humor and win with grace. We believe that for certain vital lessons of character there are no classrooms more effective than playing fields and gyms, and we aspire to ensure that our students are distinguished not only by their talent or by the uniforms they wear, but by their hard work, fair play, respect, and joy.Qualified candidates should submit a résumé to apply.Grace is an equal opportunity employer.
Grace Church School