ISASA Vacancies Intermediate Phase – Physical Education Teacher

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Physical Education Teacher will be responsible for developing and implementing a physical education program for students in pre- kindergarten to grade two. This is a part time position. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching physical education, and a willingness to promote and foster a lifelong love of physical activity. A major goal of our program is to provide students with opportunities to learn a range of physical skills through a variety of sports and games that enhance their motor development. The successful candidate will work closely with the upper elementary PE teacher to align curriculum through developmentally appropriate units.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take an active role in behavioral management and pastoral care of classes
  • Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow department/grade members with regard to planning, assessment, parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues including behavior management, expectations and routines
  • Assist in supervision of students during recess
  • Contribute to and support school improvement plans and initiatives
  • Coordinate class and division wide events and activities as deemed necessary
  • Communicate and liaise with other school colleagues in an effort to promote and establish integrative links and/or awareness
  • Attend and constructively contribute to staff and department/grade meetings

Job Requirements:

  • A positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Expertise in building an active, collaborative PE program which encourages problem solving, critical thinking skills, and develops a sense of community and trust among students and teacher
  • Willingness to supervise co-curricular roles
  • A solid understanding of, or background in, early childhood education education and the developmental needs of students and programs
  • Ability to use technology as a tool for formative and summative assessment
  • A proven ability to differentiate instruction and integrate learning

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree in education
  • Previous elementary teaching experience, and strong knowledge in the area of physical education at the required levels of study
  • Life saving and learn to swim certification
  • First Aid certification
  • Current teaching certification appropriate to age level and subject specialization

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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