Chester-Upland School District

PE- Health Teacher (305)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitlePE- Health Teacher
Posting ID305

Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change. We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.

The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools career and college ready!

Screening Procedures:

  • Receipt of a completed application, resume and cover letter
  • A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principal, and supervisors
  • Personal interview

Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Appropriate Standard Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate for the given subject area for which you are applying.
  • Preferred experience in an urban school setting
  • The following are required:
    • PA Criminal clearances
    • PA Child Abuse clearances
    • FBI clearances
    • Physical including TB Test
  • Proof of U. S. citizenship or legal resident alien status 

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides rigorous curriculum that aligns with Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards for teachers.
  • Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
  • Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state and district standards, which drives instruction through formative assessment and differentiation.
  • Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice.
  • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
  • Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
  • Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation, in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
  • Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
  •  Communicates and interacts appropriately with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrator to formulate and complete professional development plans.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.
  • Engages parents and guardians in the education of their children.
  • Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio-economic status, disability, religion, or political beliefs.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the school administrator.

Other Requirements

  • Specialized teaching assignments may require additional training and/or certification.
  • Must be able to pass an initial fingerprint and background clearance checks
  • May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • May be required to travel to perform work functions.

Ideal Candidate will demonstrate the following and/or have experience with:

  • A commitment to success for all of the Chester Upland students and specifically to raising the academic achievement of all the children in this district
  • A desire to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities for professional development
  • An ability to use data to drive instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Innovative teaching methodologies using techniques such as team teaching, demonstrations, simulation and consultation
  • An ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • An ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective instructional/behavioral solutions to support the success of each student
  • Exceptional classroom management skills
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong working knowledge of technology used to differentiate instruction for students.

Salary: Contract Salary Guide


Chester Upland School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeChester Upland Contract Salary Guide
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/20/2019