Lake Highland Preparatory School is Central Florida’s premier, private, college preparatory school for Pre-K through 12th grade. When students enter our classrooms, they meet energetic educators who are passionate about what they teach and who focus on developing the greatest potential of each student. Our classes are small, providing the optimal setting for students to be encouraged and inspired.
At Lake Highland Preparatory School, students learn to question, create, challenge, analyze, and speak and write critically. They love learning, and each day we watch them reach for excellence, seek new discoveries, shine on the stage, and thrive in athletics. We not only prepare our students for success in college and beyond, but we also teach them to be compassionate leaders who make ethical decisions.
Within an atmosphere of love, concern, and mutual respect, Lake Highland Preparatory School is committed to instilling Christian values, inspiring patriotism, developing leaders, and preparing students for college and lifelong learning through academically challenging programs and affirming competitive experiences.
Lake Highland Preparatory School develops and empowers students with noble character, keen intellect, and an enduring love of learning to thrive in a highly competitive, widely collaborative and ever-changing world. The school’s “whole child” approach fosters confident, competent, and functional citizens who are intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually prepared to pursue their dreams, achieve their full potential, and successfully cope with life challenges.
Under the supervision of the Lower School Director and designated Associate Director, Lake Highland Preparatory School is seeking a Lower School (K – 6th grade) Physical Education Teacher who is also interested in coaching opportunities. The teacher will perform related teaching tasks and functions such as planning, curriculum alignment, live instruction, assessment, and record-keeping in an efficient and effective manner.
Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Works with administrators and instructional teams to plan and implement hands-on lessons and activities for students and the school.
Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff.
Participates in a cooperative effort with faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate programs of continuing school improvement.
Manages classroom and supervises proper care of equipment used.
Diagnoses and analyzes student progress and programs for the purpose of providing appropriate instruction based on the developmental stages of students.
Utilizes a variety of instructional techniques to meet the individual needs of students.
Utilizes technology and current research to support instruction.
Evaluates and provides feedback on students’ progress on a regular basis.
Utilizes classroom management techniques conducive to an effective classroom climate.
Shows awareness and sensitivity to students, parents and the community and promotes student self-esteem.
Maintains professional relationships between the school and parents.
Maintains contact with parents through parent-teacher conferences, telephone, or written communications.
Encourages parental involvement through school activities, connecting home & school.
Maintains all records as required, including but not limited to, grade books, attendance records and student progress reports.
Assists in the protection of student and school property.
Participates in personal, professional growth activities focused on the acquisition of new and improved skills and knowledge.
Responsible for keeping up-to-date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by Lake Highland Preparatory School. With the support of administration, attends training to ensure the skill level in the use of various technologies is at the level required to perform in the current position.
Responsible for timely and accurate information that is maintained as part of the responsibilities of the job.
Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent.
Applicant must hold a current Florida teaching certificate and have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in the field of Physical Education/PreK – 12.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.