Salary range: competitive rates of pay apply, £40, 785 - £89, 490 depending on experience
The successful applicant will work as part of a team of Physical Education faculty responsible for providing a concept-based PE and Health program that focuses on developing the movement skills, social emotional skills and understanding for developing a lifelong learner.
Brief summary of major responsibilities:
Teach regular physical education lessons and health lessons to children in High School
Assist in the development of a sound research-based well-being curriculum that includes health and PE
Plan and deliver a program of concept-based experiences that enhances students’ holistic development
Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow team/ department members with regards to planning, assessment, parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues including expectations and routines
Communicate and liaise with other educators in an effort to promote and establish transdisciplinary connections
Map the curriculum on ASL's Atlas Rubicon program
Attend and contribute constructively in staff and department meetings
Maintain up-to-date records of assessment, attendance, planning, reports, conferences, and communication with parents
Establish links with our parent community to ensure that parents are kept well informed about student progress
Participate in ongoing professional development related to new developments in the field.
This position description is current at the date shown but following consultation may be changed to reflect or anticipate changes in the role that are commensurate with the job title and salary.
The American School in London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All new appointments will be subject to appropriate checks: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS enhanced), Disqualification by Association Self-Declaration, Declaration of Criminal Record, checks against the Prohibition List (Teacher Status Checks) including Identity, Address, Date of Birth, a Full Employment History, Right to Work in the UK, overseas checks where applicable, EEA checks, at least 2 references (one with current or most recent employer, where appropriate) and original documentation of Qualifications (where appropriate). For positions into Senior Management a Prohibition From Management Check (s128 Directive) will also be undertaken.
Diversity and equality of opportunity are cornerstone values of The American School in London
A bachelor's degree
Substantive experience as a PE and Health teacher
Experience in a school with a similar teaching philosophy to that of ASL, which employs comparable teaching methods and curricula, or to have received training that will adequately prepare the candidate for the pedagogy employed at the School.
Significant recent professional development
Excellent computer skills and integration of technology into the curriculum
Strong oral and written communication skills
Outstanding collaborative skills and a desire to work in a team-focused environment
The ability to contribute towards a safe environment and show a personal commitment to safeguarding children.
Master’s degree or significant progress towards completion
Previous teaching experience in K-12 settings
Willingness to coach a School sports team.
About The American School in London
The American School in London is a non-profit, independent, Kindergarten-Grade 12 school offering an American curriculum in an international setting, with a student body of 1,350 representing over 50 nationalities. Our outstanding faculty fosters intellectual rigor and independent thinking. The School’s location in central London further enhances the educational experience.