2019-2020 Anticipated Opening: Middle School Teacher of Health and Physical Education

Hoboken Public Schools | Hoboken, NJ

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Posted Date 5/28/2019
Expiration Date6/27/2019

2019-2020 Anticipated Opening:
Middle School
Teacher of Health and Physical Education


  • Promote students' safety, wellness, health maintenance and physical fitness; provide students with an understanding of the relationship of a healthy body to healthy behaviors; and cultivate knowledge and skills that are conducive to good physical and mental health
  • Work to achieve common core curriculum content standards and district educational goals and objectives by developing skills in comprehensive health and physical education using curriculum and instructional materials adopted by the board of education
  • Work cooperatively with other health and physical education teachers and regular classroom teachers in planning an effective comprehensive school health program
  • Provide health, safety, family life education and/or physical education, as assigned
  • Set specific objectives wherever possible in lesson preparation and weekly lesson plans, and carry through presentation to effectively achieve these objectives
  • Provide appropriate safety instruction and make safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students; assume responsibility for proper use and storage of physical education equipment.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive learning environment
  • Evaluate each student's growth in health/physical education related to knowledge and skills, maintain records of students' progress in class record books and/or board approved forms, and summarize these marks for reporting purposes
  • Maintain professional competence and continuous improvement through in-service education and other professional growth activities
  • Communicate with parents/guardians through conferences and other means to inform them about the school program and to discuss student progress
  • Identify student needs, and cooperate with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, behavior and learning problems
  • Participate in curriculum development activities, faculty meetings and school level planning
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations and board policy
  • Perform other duties within the scope of employment and certification as may be assigned

Requirements & Qualifications

  • NJDOE Certificate for Health and Physical Education
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of subject specialty and effective teaching methods
  • Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Criminal history background check
  • Proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status

Per Hoboken Education Association (HEA) Contract

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