Physical Education Teacher

Career Opportunity

How to Apply

To apply for this position, send you cover letter and resume to our office

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Under the general supervision of the Principal, the teacher is responsible to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing the core curriculum.

Physical Education Teacher

Position Description: Under the general supervision of the Principal, the teacher is responsible to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing the core curriculum.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide physical education instruction for students in Kindergarten through grade 5. ● Plan daily lessons to meet the needs of all students and assist students needing additional support. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Ensure that lesson plans meet state standards and emphasize sports-related skills, movement patterns, games, and fitness activities.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and homework assignments. Communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules of behavior and procedures for maintaining order in their classroom. ● Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators as needed to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and identify gaps in learning. Use assessment data to refine curriculum and adjust instructional practices.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities and homework assignments. Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
  • Communicate the level of student achievement and progress toward established classroom, school and state standards to parents.
  • Ensure that students’ conduct conforms with the standards and policies at Schools of Perea and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinate with grade level teachers, to evaluate and access curriculum to support and work cross-curricularly.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities, staff meetings, committees and school wide events.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy.
  • Follow State Education Department Regulations.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor and School Leader.

All employees of the Schools of Perea are expected to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to the vision and mission of the school
  • Acceptance, appreciation and respect for cultural diversity
  • A commitment to continuous professional growth
  • A commitment to work cooperatively and effectively with other staff members
  • A sense of flexibility in working with an expanding school
  • A commitment and passion for improving the education of children
  • The ability to reflect on one’s own performance

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have experience working with school-age children in a structured setting
  • Must obtain a clear background check through fingerprinting
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Must be available for meetings and trainings outside working hours as needed
  • Must have the ability to reflect on one’s own performance
  • Must be committed to work the full school year and summer as needed
  • Must be able to interact positively with others individually and in teams
  • Must be sensitive to each family’s values, beliefs, traditions and cultural influences


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Tennessee teacher licensure with appropriate endorsement strongly preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of teaching experience preferred
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Schools of Perea
  • Working knowledge of computer processes and platforms used in educational settings

Hours and Compensation:

  • Monday through Friday according to the Schools of Perea calendar 7:30am–3:45pm
  • Competitive compensation as well as a full-suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and life insurance with employer contributions

How to Apply

Interested applicants may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to