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PE Teacher - IDEA Rise College Prep (Immediate Opening)

School Year: 2022-2023
Location: IDEA Rise College Prep
Region: Tarrant County, TX
Category: Instructional
Job Type: Full-Time

Description

Role Mission: IDEA Physical Education teachers instruct students in Academy Grades {PreK-5} and/or College Preparatory Grades {6-12} in all physical education aspects. The physical education program strives to develop students' personal fitness and skill-related abilities. The program reinforces students' understanding and application of fitness concepts and motor skills through a variety of movement forms and activities.

 

All physical education teachers are responsible for ensuring that every IDEA student masters personal and social responsibility, self-directed learning, and the problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in college. IDEA Physical Education teachers set ambitious goals for student achievement and diligently track student data to inform dynamic and effective daily lesson plans. Student class size can vary depending on the grade level/levels assigned and campus schedule model.  A typical Physical Education classroom may have a classroom size of 25- 60 students and may potentially have the support of a PE co-teacher.

 

What You’ll Do -- Accountabilities

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious expectations
  • Enhance students' disposition toward leading a physically active lifestyle
  • Submit weekly lesson plans two weeks in advance for feedback
  • Implement formal and informal fitness assessments to track each individual student’s progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly and update gradebook weekly
  • Communicate students’ fitness progress with student and family on a weekly basis
  • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students’ character and sense of community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student by creating social and emotional opportunities to collaborate with peers in the physically active setting.
  • Leverage the District Wellness Policy and incite support for healthier campuses.
  • Participate in weekly professional development, grade-level meetings and activities, and school wide meetings and functions
  • Steward the campus impact as a Healthy Kids Here campus representative
  • Engage in minimal summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development 
  • Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week 
  • Additional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars
  • Secondary Role: Launching site and/or College Prep. PE Teachers, ARE typically assigned the role of Campus Athletics Coordinator; at Principals final discretion.

We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics: 

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college  
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them 
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly 
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes 
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change 
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization 
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes 
  • We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students 

 

What You Bring -- Competencies

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution
  • Experience: Some experience in a classroom setting or with children in a similarly large group or team setting “parks and rec. / scouts clubs / fitness programs…” 
  • Licenses or Certifications: PE Teacher State Certification required

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability and motivate students to participate in various forms of fitness and health impacting activities.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior, in a large group setting indoors and out.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills that will positively influence colleagues, students, and parent community members.   
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

 

What We Offer

 

Compensation: 

  • This role is eligible for various stipend opportunities and incentives through our Teacher Career Pathway. For more information about our compensation and total rewards, visit our benefits page.
  • Additional hourly compensation is provided for after school tutoring or Saturday school as assigned

 

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, commuter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

 

To Apply

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About IDEA Public Schools 

 

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States.   

 

IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists. IDEA serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Southern Louisiana and Florida and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you—with new launches inJacksonville, FL (2022). Cincinnati, OH (2022), and Arkansas (2023)!   

 

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

 

 

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