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We are always on the look out for excellent new staff.

PE Teacher

Job Summary: Elementary school gym teachers need to be able to work with very young children. This means that they need to develop games and activities that are relatively simple and easy for their students to understand. Elementary school gym classes tend to have a greater focus on games and playing rather than regimented exercise, and incorporating students' interests and learning objectives into physical education classes can be a great help for students who are kinesthetic learners.

Education Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree

Skills Required: friendliness, approachability, high energy, and an ability to create innovative games and activities

Please send your resume and letter of interest to info@scanashville.org.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: List, in the order of importance or time spent, the essential duties/tasks performed by the position. This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required. Regular and reliable attendance is an expectation of the job.

Personal Requirements
  1. Physical fitness
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Knowledge of many kinds of exercise
  4. Excellent understanding of stretching and other safety concerns
  5. First aid training
  6. Compassion and respect for all students
  7. Understanding of students' disabilities and adaptive PE techniques where applicabl

Elementary School Teacher

Smithson Craighead Academy (K-4) is now accepting applications for Elementary Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Only certified teachers will be considered. Please send your resume and letter of interest to info@scanashville.org.

Job Duties and Tasks
  1. 1. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  2. 2. Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  3. 3. Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  4. 4. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  5. 5. Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  6. 6. Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  7. 7. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  8. 8. Assign and grade class work and homework.
  9. 9. Read books to/with entire classes or small groups.
  10. 10. Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  11. 11. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  12. 12. Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  13. 13. Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, policies, and administrative regulations.
  14. 14. Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  15. 15. Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  16. 16. Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  17. 17. Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and school.
  18. 18. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  19. 19. Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  20. 20. Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  21. 21. Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  22. 22. Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  23. 23. Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  24. 24. Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of elementary school programs.
  25. 25. Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  26. 26. Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, to prevent injuries and damage.
  27. 27. Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  28. 28. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  29. 29. Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  30. 30. Organize and label materials, and display students' work.
  31. 31. Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  32. 32. Administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  33. 33. Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  34. 34. Involve parent volunteers and older students in children's activities, to facilitate involvement in focused, complex play.
  35. 35. Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  36. 36. Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  37. 37. Provide students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  38. 38. Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.