The Village School of Naples continues to grow and is accepting resumes for a full-time Middle School Physical Education Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The Village School values inquiry-based, student-centered learning aimed to empower and inspire students to create solutions to challenges faced in an ever-changing world.
The position of Physical Education Teacher educates students from 6th through 8th grade. Teachers at The Village School should have an energetic and hands-on approach to education. Collaboration, flexibility, and a passion for educating the whole student are key components of a successful teacher at The Village School. This position will contribute to each grade level’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary S.T.E.A.M. and project-based learning, creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning. Our Teachers must have experience, knowledge and a deep understanding of the topics taught as well as a passion and a desire to actively engage students in authentic learning experiences. This position requires working some hours outside of the regular school day.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop curriculum and carry out dynamic lessons
Plan for differentiation of curriculum to meet student needs
Plan learning environment with a variety of learning styles in mind
Plan, organize, manage, and implement physical education and health classes for students to include organized skill development and games sessions for preschool through 5th grade.
Provide engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for young children.
Coach students participating in after school sports programs.
Model Christ Skills, emphasizing this conduct model in all areas at all times
Sustain ongoing communication between parents and school
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for each student
Maintain learning management system with up-to-date information
Support the mission and vision of the school’s learning philosophy
Attend required faculty meetings
Maintain and follow daily routines and schedules
Hold parent-teacher conferences as needed, at least once a year
Engage students through distance learning, in the event of an extended school closing, to provide course content, answering student inquiries, monitoring progress, updating records, and grading assignments and tests
Other duties may be assigned by the Head of School or Principal
Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Physical Education, Kinesiology and/or Health Science related field.
Experience coaching youth in after school sports programs.
Independent school experience is preferred.
Demonstrate strong support for the stated learning philosophy of The Village School. Workshops and extra study may be required to ensure a thorough understanding of the philosophy.
Understanding of 21st century classroom practices and interdisciplinary connections is required.
Spoken and written language skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional.
Technology skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional and are required to teach students in the classroom as well as to maintain records and communications.
Must be able to articulate their faith and support the school’s Christian environment.
Demonstrate strong distance learning skills through computer proficiency, teaching aptitudes, communication, reliability, and attention to details.
Physically, the position of teacher requires sitting, walking, standing, and ability to lift up to 10 lbs. without assistance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
The Village School is an independent school that respects, embraces, and celebrates diversity in its curriculum, student body, and staff. The Village School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or any other status protected by applicable law, in the admission of students or in the administration of its educational program.
About The Village School
The Village School of Naples is a private 3 year old through 12th-grade college preparatory school located in Naples, Florida. As the first independent STEAM school in Collier County, TVS is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in academics, technology, athletics, and the arts. TVS is devoted to the development of the whole child. Christian values guide a diverse TVS student body and prepare them with confidence and wisdom for what lies ahead. TVS added an Upper School in 2016 and had its first graduating class in 2020. The Village School of Naples is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.