The Physical Education and Wellness Instructor will be responsible for providing physical education, wellness and health instruction for grades 9-12. This is a full-time salaried teaching position with the responsiblity of preparing students, regardless of tested ability, for success in college. Responsibilities include analyzing and using formative assessment data to improve instruction, designing curriculum and assessments using the learning standards of the University of Chicago Charter School, participating in and leading professional development activities and enabling students to contribute to the community through the creation of new knowledge. UCCS is open to both part-time and full-time applicants for this position.
Bachelor’s Degree and current Illinois teaching license with Health and Physical Education endorsements.
Collaborative, collegial, goal-oriented, mission-driven, accountable, responsible, self-managed, and self-motivated.
Excellent teacher with proven experience enabling urban students to meet high expectations.
Must be reflective and receptive to professional feedback and coaching.
Must possess strong written, oral, and technology-based skills.
UCCS recruits, hires, compensates, promotes and otherwise manages employees and prospective employees on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any and all other factors protected by law. This policy includes UCCS’s commitment to maintain a workplace free from sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of any nature.