Physical Education Teacher

  • St. Paul Christian Academy
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • May 30, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Physical Education Teacher 


Job Description

St. Paul Christian Academy in Nashville seeks an innovative and collaborative Physical Education teacher.  The PE teacher will teach daily classes to junior kindergarten through sixth-grade students.  The Physical Education/ Health teacher organizes innovative games and challenges promoting physical activity and lifelong fitness among all grade levels.  There will be two PE teachers on staff who share the responsibility of teaching the entire student body.  St. Paul prides itself on forming a warm, nurturing environment with high-caliber academic excellence.  St. Paul sends students to high-performing next-level schools. A bachelor’s degree is required, and teaching experience in elementary or middle school is preferred. Additional duties include but may not be limited to:


  1. Coaching positions available after school 

  2. Plan, modify, and execute daily lessons.

  3. Effectively manage the classroom and build relationships with students, emphasizing understanding the whole child.

  4. Collaborate with co-curricular and homeroom teams on all student-related matters.

  5. Manage communication with parents.

  6. Collaborate with the Division Head on an annual individualized professional growth plan; attend weekly faculty meetings. 

  7. Demonstrate a commitment to the Faculty Characteristics of Professional Excellence listed below. 

About St. Paul Christian Academy 

At St. Paul, the school walks with parents to establish a permanent foundation for our students to flourish by pursuing academic excellence, a passion for Christ, and an ever-deepening understanding of their call to be leaders who uniquely shape the world in which they live.  This foundation is formed by creating a place filled with childlike wonder where each child is known, loved, nurtured, and challenged to be his or her best, in no small part due to our experienced and exceptional faculty.


St. Paul students and faculty pursue academic excellence in a loving and challenging environment where children learn to work hard while maintaining the wonder of childhood. We hold high expectations for our students, and our nurturing environment helps them meet those expectations and reach their highest potential. As a result, our children are well prepared for acceptance into the most competitive college-preparatory schools in Nashville.


Faculty Characteristics of Professional Excellence


A teacher at our school: 


  1. Demonstrates the qualities of a professional educator. (Academic Excellence)


  1. Projects a positive, Christ-like attitude and models a thoughtful, balanced, Biblically-focused lifestyle. (Passion for Christ)


  1. Seeks to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships. (Leadership Development) 


  1. Partners with parents to promote student success.


  1. Facilitates proactive and constructive communication with students, parents, faculty, and administration.


  1. Demonstrates active support for colleagues and intentionally collaborates and contributes to one’s team.


  1. Maintains individualized and high expectations for all students.


  1. Utilizes various assessment techniques to measure and monitor student learning and the effectiveness of our teaching methods. 


  1. Provides mission-consistent discipline for all students.


  1.  Exhibits a growth mindset. 


  1.  Integrates technology as an instructional and productivity tool.


  1. Embraces ownership of our school through active contribution to school growth and improvement and support of the school community.


Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and a statement of faith to Kim Jones at [email protected]