PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

DEPARTMENT:  After-School
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs
SCHEDULE:  Part-time

Instruct elementary and middle school students on healthy living, exercise, and physical fitness. Organize and supervise athletic activity during class and instruct students on proper exercise routines and technique. Construct different lesson plans based on age range of participants to help them develop athletic skills, foster a healthy lifestyle, and have fun exercising.


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and instruct students in physical education activities that promote the development of physical attributes and social skills.

  • Teach team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques.

  • Instruct groups in beginning calisthenics, gymnastics, or corrective exercises, determining type and level of difficulty of exercises, corrections needed, and prescribed movements, applying knowledge of sports, physiology, and corrective techniques.

  • Manage inventory and storage of relevant supplies and gym equipment

  • Lead, organize, instruct, and referee games, such as volleyball and basketball.


SKILLS

Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
Good Motivating People
Ability to work collaboratively with students and other colleagues
Patient and must possess extensive knowledge of physical fitness, sports, and exercise

QUALIFICATIONS

2 years teaching or relevant experience
Bachelor’s Degree and NYS Certification in Physical Education is preferred but not required



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.