Physical Education Teacher - Licensed/License Eligible

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Hyde Park , IL 60637

Posted 4 days ago

Join a therapeutic day school with wonderful students and great colleagues, offering small class sizes and caseloads, commitment to professional growth, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and high vaccination rates among staff and students. We follow the latest CDC and IDPH COVID-19 guidance. Continue your passion while feeling secure in your workplace.

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School of Chicago, IL is seeking to hire a full-time Physical Education Teacher to play a vital role in our students' success. This position offers a competitive salary based on experience. Our Teachers work Monday-Friday, 8:15am-4:30pm with a shortened academic day in the summer and time off in July and August.

We offer phenomenal comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance on Day 1 of employment; and annually up to 7 weeks of paid school breaks, 6 days of paid personal, 10 days of paid sick, and 10 paid holidays, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid basic life and AD&D insurance, a 403(b)-retirement plan with Roth option, FSA, HSA, an employee assistance program, 529 college savings program, and tuition reimbursement program for continuing studies.

ABOUT THE SONIA SHANKMAN ORTHOGENIC SCHOOL

The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (O-School) is a private independent school that provides extraordinary educational and therapeutic services to students aged 8-22. For more than a century the O-School has provided a culture of support, a safe haven, and a path to hope for students with mental health challenges, those on the autism spectrum, or both. We provide a supportive school setting that provides each student with individualized treatment allowing them to reach their full potential.

We are confident that you will find our school to be a child-centered and extensively rewarding place to work. We highly value our talented staff of educators and clinicians who work together to achieve a singular academic and therapeutic experience for the students in our care.

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

As a Special Education Teacher, you utilize your knowledge, experience, and training to engage your students and spark their passion for learning. Most of your time is spent planning, preparing, and teaching lesson plans.

During your planning, you consider the individual needs of each student and adapt teaching strategies suited to their educational and physical needs. As you effectively manage the classroom, you work to establish a safe and secure learning environment for your students.

Qualifications:

  • Illinois Professional Educator License in Physical Education required;

  • Three years of classroom experience within a Special Education setting preferred;

  • Ability to relate to special needs students in a constructive and therapeutic manner required;

  • Ability to develop and teach curriculums for sports fundamental skill development (soccer, volleyball, softball, floor hockey, basketball).

  • Experience in yoga, warrior yoga and/or Pilates instruction preferred.

  • Experience in Rhythm and Movement instruction (i.e., Dance) preferred.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of twenty pounds. Light moving is required from time to time. Must be able to supervise children, ages six through twenty-one, inside and outside of the School.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

Are you a dedicated professional who is committed to having fun with your students and providing them with creative physical learning opportunities? Have you been searching for a teaching position where you can make a difference?

If so, you may be perfect for this P. E. Teacher position! If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

The Leslie Shankman School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer


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Physical Education Teacher - Licensed/License Eligible

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