Teacher - Physical Education (2022-2023 SY) - Norwalk - job 1913156

Date: 05/25/2022

City: Norwalk, Connecticut

Employment type: Full-time

  • JobID: 7283

  • Position Type:

    Elementary School Teaching/Teacher - Physical Education

    Date Posted:



    Fox Run Elementary School

    Date Available:


    2022 – 2023 SCHOOL YEAR



    Position Summary

    Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participate in professional learning. This position requires teaching both Health and PE. Teacher should have knowledge of and/or interest in learning about sports and health in other countries, and be interested in helping us create a unique PE/Health program. Must be open to collaborating with teachers from other disciplines. Must be willing to support students and help build an exciting program in a small school environment.

    • Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Norwalk Board of Education

    • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines

    • Manages the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment

    • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, uses appropriate techniques, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom

    • Demonstrate strong content knowledge

    • Maintains accurate and complete records as required

    • Conducts parent/teacher conferences

    • Assesses student learning on continual basis and identify areas of intervention if needed

    • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences

    • Designs instruction to meet the needs of all students through both individual and small group settings as needed

    • Design and implement assessments that measure progress and use assessments to refine curriculum and instructional practices

    • Designs clear and specific learning assessments

    • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner

    • Maintains a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior

    • Maintains ongoing communication with parents

    • Assists in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials

    • Establishes and maintains professional relationships

    • Participates in professional learning by attending seminars and workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement

    • Knowledge of teaching methods, materials and educational practices for school teaching

    • Experience working with elementary school students

    • Experience with team teaching in a multicultural environment

    • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

    • Effective, active listening skills

    • Ability to work effectively with others

    • Organizational and problem solving skills

    • Preferred experience with project-based learning.

    • Active CDE Certification in Physical Education PK-12 (044) required

    • Fluency in Spanish is an asset

    • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate

      Days: Monday – Friday

      Salary: In accordance with the NFT contract

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    It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.


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