High Meadows School in North Atlanta (Roswell), Georgia seeks a part-time Physical Education teacher (grades PK-8) to start August 2023. The school takes pride in hiring dynamic, compassionate, and diverse faculty and staff who are among the finest in their areas of expertise.
School’s Mission Statement
To celebrate and perpetuate each individual’s quest for knowledge and skill, sense of wonder, and connection to the natural environment. We empower each to be a compassionate, responsible, and active global citizen.
Our educators are experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals who follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered and holds kids to high and reasonable standards. We look for educators who maintain excellent relationships with families, work successfully within a team, understand developmentally appropriate practices for students, recognize the educational value of the natural environment and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in their teaching practice. At High Meadows, we believe that children possess a drive for cognitive, physical, and social engagement—a drive that is developed and enhanced by an environment that promotes academic challenge, creativity, personal responsibility, and a positive self-image.
Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements
Must be motivated, nurturing, creative, self-directed and a collaborative team member. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a passion and energy for teaching children. Desire to play a meaningful role in each student’s daily school life and the life of the school. Ability to clearly communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a teaching partnership. Ability to nurture and challenge each student. Model continuous learning, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Understand academic, social, behavioral, and emotional development milestones of children. Understand positive discipline in a progressive educational setting.
Essential Job Functions:
High Meadows School sits on 42 wooded acres in Roswell. The school is housed in several buildings spread across the two meadows on the property. We have an active barnyard on campus, serving as the home for horses, sheep, bunnies, chickens, goats, and pigs. Faculty and staff must be comfortable traveling between buildings in all types of weather, participating in outdoor activities on the meadows and in the forest, and intermingling with animals.
Minimum Education/Prior Experience/Qualifications Required:
Minimum of three to five current, consecutive years as a teacher in PE (PK-8). Bachelor’s degree required; preference given to those with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in education. Collaborative and interdisciplinary instruction experience a must.
Preferences given to applicants with:
Salary commensurate with experience and education.
Please send (1) cover letter indicating interest and educational philosophy, and (2) resume to: Matt Nuttall, email@example.com. (Please, no phone calls. Only candidates selected for the next step will be contacted.)
High Meadows School does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in employment, admission of students or in providing its services in any manner.
For more information about High Meadows School, please visit www.highmeadows.org.