PE Teacher

King David High School, Vancouver
April 16, 2018
Apr 16 2018
As Soon As Possible
Full Time

Physical Education Teacher  [Full time (1.0 FTE)] Starting: September 1, 2018
 
Who we are:
King David High School is a top-rated independent school in central Vancouver; we are members of ISABC and a CAIS candidate school. Our staff come from all walks of life and backgrounds – we value diversity.  King David teachers enjoy working in a warm, collegial environment where we collaborate to ensure our students strive to reach their potential by meeting high standards and working hard in a fun and caring environment. King David nurtures a Jewish culture characterized by a shared tradition, a common dedication to social justice, and a love for learning.
 
About the position:
We are looking for a dedicated, dynamic and compassionate Physical Education teacher to join our school family. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching to inspire students to be actively engaged in living a healthy lifestyle. The teacher will have the ability to teach Grades 8 through 12, and work cooperatively with their colleagues. The ability to teach in another subject area would be an asset. The teacher will also be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular coaching activities that enhance students’ experiences at school.
 
Requirements for the position:

  • Be certified to teach in British Columbia with a university degree in this teaching discipline
  • A proven ability to teach with kindness and flexibility to support students in their learning
  • A desire to always improve one’s teaching practice and the learning experience for students
  • A dedication to valuing diversity as it relates to all people, including aspects of identity, as well as having respect for indigenous traditions and ways of knowing

 
Why work at King David:

  • Our teachers work in a modern, technology-rich environment
  • Teacher professional development is supported, both in and out of school, through conference attendance, courses and workshops
  • We provide continuous support and mentorship for new teachers
  • We are learning together to teach the new curriculum as we place an emphasis on creating engaging learning experiences for our students
  • We have a young, motivated, and engaged staff with an administration committed to creating a safe, positive workplace
  • We offer a comprehensive compensation package with salaries above local public schools and great extended benefits, pension and other perks (provision of laptops, spending health account)

 
How to apply:
If you are excited to work with a committed and team-oriented group of educators and you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, we want to hear from you. Please forward your resume, cover letter, and references to Russ Klein, Head of School at rklein@kdhs.org.
We thank all candidates for their application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.