Part-Time Physical Education Teacher

Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college-preparatory private school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. A commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging is essential to the Waterford mission. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring.

Waterford School seeks a part-time Physical Education Teacher who will teach in our middle and upper school physical education courses. Our Physical Education classes emphasize development within personal health, sports-related skills, movement patterns, games, and fitness activities. Our PE faculty often coach our extracurricular sports teams as well; candidates with an interest or background in coaching lacrosse, basketball, cross country, and other sports  are highly encouraged to apply.  Though this PE teaching role is part time, we are always interested in candidates who want to invest themselves fully in our community, and there is potential for this to grow to a full-time role for the coming year (especially if applicants can meet other needs listed in our current open positions).

The ideal candidate would hold a degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science, or a related discipline. 

Competencies and Skills Desired

  • A desire to collaborate
  • Experience in a classroom
  • Integrity, professionalism, sound judgment, and emotional intelligence
  • Engaging interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Strengths in organization and follow through

The successful candidate will be able to develop a healthy rapport with students and families, will work collaboratively with colleagues, and will embrace Waterford School’s mission, vision, and values.

The Waterford campus is set on 41 acres at the foot of 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. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).

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