Primary Center Faculty (Physical Education)

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Position Summary: Plan and provide instruction and innovative games and challenges that promote physical activity among all students from grades K3-K5 with the goal of developing motor skills, physical development, proper exercise, and healthy eating habits among all students.


  • Provide large group, small group, and individual instruction in the field of physical education
  • Create appealing and age-appropriate lessons that implement a variety of methodologies, skills, and resources based on appropriate benchmark standards
  • Provide engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for young children.
  • Communicate with parents and school personnel regarding student progress
  • Ensure a physical education environment that is clean, safe and constructive for students
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and related arts teachers in the planning of procedures, activities, programs, and instruction for the class and grade levels
  • Fulfill various supervisory duties with large and small groups of students throughout the day
  • Monitor student progress in the areas of behavior, social skills, growth and development and remediate as needed
  • Communicate with classroom teachers and parents through meetings, conferences, notes, and other means as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain acceptable standards for behavior and demonstrate strong classroom systems and management skills to provide an orderly, productive environment
  • Maintain professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities
  • Maintain control of storage and PE equipment
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator
  • Drive bus transportation for students to on and off-campus events (optional, but preferred)
  • Communicate the religious beliefs of BJU to students and student affiliates
  • Answer questions concerning faith, doctrine and creed of BJU to constituents, students, or those inquiring about BJU


  • Well-trained in physical education content knowledge, early learners, and effective and engaging teaching strategies
  • Motivation and enthusiasm with a genuine passion for teaching young learners
  • Ability to establish and maintain good rapport and working relationships with administration, colleagues, students, and parents
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach and demonstrate activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (grades K4-2) or Elementary Education (grades 1-6)
  • Master’s degree preferred.


Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: No prior experience necessary
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