Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participate in professional learning. This position requires teaching both Health and PE. Teacher should have knowledge of and/or interest in learning about sports and health in other countries, and be interested in helping us create a unique PE/Health program. Must be open to collaborating with teachers from other disciplines. Must be willing to support students and help build an exciting program in a small school environment.
Active CDE Certification in Health and Physical Education PK-12 (043/044) required.
Fluency in Spanish is an asset.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate.
Experience working with high school students.
Experience with team teaching in a multicultural environment.
Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Effective, active listening skills.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Organizational and problem solving skills.
Preferred experience with project-based learning.