Date Posted: 3 December, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6,000 young women since then. Currently, 130 faculty and staff serve 550 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and co curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.
TEACHING POSITION SUMMARY:
The ideal candidate is a physical education teacher who leads through a variety of games and activities sequenced to develop an enthusiasm for physical activity and lifelong fitness. He or she will engage students in leadership opportunities to build both skills and confidence. The teacher is knowledgeable and able to present students with information and the means to develop a healthy appreciation of lifelong fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Class activities offer play that stretches present ability and develops unexplored skills. Team, individual, and group work are a vital part of the physical education curriculum, which is designed to build each student’s ability to lead, follow, and work with classmates toward common success. Positive character traits are encouraged with an emphasis on fair play, effort, consideration, cooperation, diligence, and an attitude of contribution to the whole.
ATHLETICS AT GPS:
The GPS Athletics mission includes teaching girls to be team players, understand the importance of mental toughness, accept challenges enthusiastically, and value strength, fitness, stamina, and good health. The bonds of friendship that come from working hard every day as teammates—striving for excellence toward an ambitious goal and developing the fundamental values of discipline and self-improvement—are part of athletics at Girls Preparatory School. Ultimately, the GPS athletic environment is about aiming to be the very best on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in life. That attitude is shared by the outstanding staff of award-winning GPS coaches and more than 300 student-athletes who are involved at the varsity and middle school levels. GPS has a proud athletic history with 63 state championships won in 15 total varsity sports.
TEACHING DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interested and qualified applicants, please click here to apply.
It is the School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, or disability or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local antidiscrimination laws. It is the intent and resolve of the School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
All employees are responsible for complying with the School’s equal employment opportunity policy.
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