Public Preparatory Network
An Invitation to Apply for the Position of
Physical Education Teacher (Available Immediately)
Girls Prep Bronx Middle School
Overview: About Public Prep
The Public Prep Network (PPN) is a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.
Our network is currently comprised of three tuition-free single-sex public charter schools across five campuses and one tuition-free single-sex Pre-K. Our campuses are: Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary, Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School, Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School, Girls Prep Bronx Middle School, and Boys Prep Elementary School. The Pre-K program, PrePrep: the Joan Ganz Cooney Early Learning Center is housed inside of Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School.
Public Preparatory Network/Public Preparatory Academies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Primary Function & Position Overview:
Public Prep Physical Education Teachers must consistently plan for and monitor the progress of each of their students in classes of 25 students. Physical Education Teachers meet regularly with grade level teachers, school leaders, and other specials teachers in order to build on the existing Girls Prep 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, 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 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 Middle School Physical Education Teacher 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
Please be sure to attach a resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Public Prep.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: Bachelors
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Other Benefits
Public Preparatory Network