Physical and Health Education Teacher (Grades 6 – 8)

Interested and qualified applicants should fill out the online application following the position description below, including uploading a letter of interest and updated resume.

Position Overview:
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of MYP Physical and Health Education who promotes a positive attitude and awareness towards an active and healthy lifestyle in the pursuit of lifelong health.  Physical and Health Education within the MYP encompasses an inquiry exploration of both physical and health education concepts encouraging students to understand the value of physical activity and the achievement and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.  While providing an inquiry based environment, candidates should also see the value in building positive relationships with students and have strong skills of collaboration and communication with all stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:
The position of Physical and Health Education Teacher at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) involves the following primary responsibilities:

  • Create, build, and implement student-centered, inquiry-based curriculum to support the objectives within the MYP Physical and Health Education subject-area
  • Implement instruction and assessment practices for a diverse group of students that reflect the common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools
  • Demonstrate sound classroom management skills and embrace differentiated instructional approaches to learning
  • Find and build opportunities for interdisciplinary connections across various subject levels
  • Build and maintain relationships with students
  • Facilitate an advisory class focused on developing skills within the whole-child
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of school colleagues, parents, community members and others to support and implement the goals of the school
  • Participate fully in faculty and school related meetings
  • Work flexible hours as needed; Other duties as assigned

Reports to:
Directly to Middle Campus Principal

Education:

  • • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required;
  • • Completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in education related field and/or Georgia teacher certification preferred

Qualifications and Experience:
The experience and qualifications preferred for this position include:

  • International Baccalaureate MYP teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in teaching Physical and Health Education
  • Curriculum development knowledge required
  • Knowledge of integrated and experiential learning
  • Ability to collaborate well with other teachers in development and implementation of curriculum
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, and families
  • Experience working with middle school-aged students
  • Familiarity with the common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools

Calendar:
191-day employee

Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience

Fill out the online application