Job Openings (Pinewood) Early Years Physical Education Teacher, Part-time

About the job (Pinewood) Early Years Physical Education Teacher, Part-time

Overview of the Position

Pinewood seeks a dynamic and experienced Physical Education Teacher to start on September 1, 2023. We are looking for a teacher to teach our PreK and Kindergarten students and who exhibits care and understanding of very young children and their physical / social-emotional needs and development. The ideal candidate will implement child-centered approaches to teaching and learning and work cooperatively with students, parents, and colleagues to create and support an inclusive, individualized learning environment.

Scope of the Position

The PE teacher reports directly to the Principal and works closely with colleagues, students and parents.


Embrace the mission, vision and philosophy of the school

Develop a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children and aligned with the PYP framework

Teach daily lessons in a developmentally appropriate manner

Implement AERO and/or other approved standards in course design and delivery Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, etc.) to teach preschool children

Collaborate with teachers to connect PE to units taught in the classroom Supervise students in the classroom and during recess/lunch/school activities to ensure safety and good order

Monitor student development and progress

Submit grades and written comments promptly as required by the Principals Communicate with students and parents regarding student progress and feedback Make time during the school day for student and/or parent conferences Attend weekly and monthly faculty meetings as called by the Head of School / Principals Chaperone special school activities on a rotational basis

Participate in professional development activities throughout the year

Participate in evening sessions for parent/teacher conferences

Participate in the faculty appraisal system as designated by the Head of School and Principal


Bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood Physical Education

Valid teaching certification/license relevant to the position

Native or near speaker of English

Interest, initiative and drive to develop modern approaches to curriculum, teaching, and learning at the preschool / early elementary levels

Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

Experience working with students whose first language is not English and/or in an international school environment will be considered a strong advantage

Method of application

We welcome experienced, qualified candidates to send a cover letter and CV, in English, to [email protected] or by applying through our website. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.