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Class V-XII P.E. Teacher

The Waterford School, a Preschool - XII day school enrolling 900 students in suburban Salt Lake City, seeks a full time Lower School Physical Education teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Waterford offers a broad, college-preparatory liberal arts program that emphasizes the fine arts in conjunction with the traditional academic disciplines. The PE teacher for this position would teach Lower School grade V as a PE specialist, and would also work with Middle and Upper School students, teaching within the PE and health/wellness offerings. The specific course assignment is somewhat flexible, based on a candidate’s training and experience. The teacher would also coach two seasons within the MS/US sports programs. The new teacher will inherit a large set of creative activities and lessons for Class V, as well as curriculum for MS/US courses, but would be expected to develop new curriculum as needed, and to refresh existing materials each year. Waterford follows a September to June school calendar.

The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of teaching experience with an advanced degree and a passion for teaching students within the 10-18 age range. Background in health and wellness a plus. Duties include curriculum development, lesson preparation, student assessment, progress reports, availability to individual students and parents, and attendance at meetings and selected school events.

The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of the Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning.

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Qualified candidates should forward a resume and letter of interest, by email to

Kristine Wilkins
Executive Assistant
Office of the Head of School