Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, MD seeks a dynamic, energetic and flexible physical education (P.E.) Teacher/Coach to join our Athletic Department. The qualified candidate will help plan, organize and deliver lessons consistent with the WES Athletic and School Philosophies in the classroom as well as the playing fields. There is a focus on participation, cooperation and skill acquisition that furthers motor, cognitive, and physical skills.
Qualified candidates will have excellent leadership and communication skills, the ability to work on a team and will take on the following duties:
Work together with PE staff to enhance the PE program.
Plan and teach PE classes for Nursery – 4th grade
Coach and/or teach PE during fall, winter and spring season for grades 5-8
Track student progress and complete repost cards and comments when scheduled.
Communicate effectively with parents as needed
Contribute to the life of the school and it’s community by being involved
Work collaboratively with classroom teachers to support the social and emotional needs of students
Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. Washington Episcopal School inspires academic and personal excellence within a joyful learning environment to develop students who are kind, confident, and prepared citizens of the world
WES is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an environment in which all are valued and supported.
Bachelor’s Degree in physical education or similar discipline
Experience with children, preferably in a school setting
Experience coaching multiple sports
Interest in working in a team setting in a diverse school community
Effective communication skills both oral and written
Experience using standard office equipment and school technology
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
A passion for promoting childhood and lifelong activity and wellness
About Washington Episcopal School
Founded in 1986, Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. WES believes that learning should be joyful, because academic excellence and happy children belong together. The School represents a diverse community, where the uniqueness of each member of the school is celebrated. WES develops children into kind, confident, and prepared young adults.
Washington Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer.