Tucker Maxon School is seeking a fulltime PE teacher to start in January 2022. We are looking for a skilled and professional individual to be part of our team. This position is Exempt and reports to the Principal.

This is your opportunity to become part of an amazing and dedicated team of individuals. Our independent school has 107 students and 30 dedicated staff. Tucker Maxon has frequently been on the list of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon. Our mission is to teach deaf and hearing children to listen, talk, learn, and achieve excellence together. Our highest values are conversation, confidence, creativity, and community. Our goal is to help children reach their full potential in school, and in life.

The PE teacher will plan, coordinate, and teach developmentally appropriate sports, games, and skills to our Preschool through 5th grade students. The PE teacher will support students in developing understanding and skills in all areas of physical education including basic health and wellness. The PE teacher will also assist in the maintenance and care of our playground, school garden and resident goats. The Principal may assign other duties. We would like to have you start in January, but we are flexible.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in elementary physical education.
  • Pass background check and obtain a Criminal Registry Number
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Love children
  • Sense of humor
  • Proof of vaccination

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in relevant discipline
  • Experience teaching in an independent school setting
  • Experience teaching physical education to young children
  • Current teaching license

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds on an occasional basis

Mobility sufficient to move about the campus

Ability to provide instruction to students and supervise activities

Salary: $40,000 to $50,000 DOE plus excellent benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume, as Word or PDF files with subject line PE Teacher by Dec. 19, 2021 to hr@tuckermaxon.org

Tucker Maxon School actively promotes and recognizes principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse community.

See www.tuckermaxon.org for more information. Tucker Maxon: Where Every Child has a Voice.

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