Teacher of Health and Physical Science

Calais School | Whippany, NJ

Posted Date 7/13/2022
Expiration Date8/12/2022
The Calais School is a state-approved provider of special education for students with special needs. The school serves students in grades K – 12+ with multiple learning disabilities. It is our goal to help each and every child realize and build on their strengths and gifts. We are committed to cultivating the potential of every student, making a difference, one child at a time. Our employees know firsthand all the benefits of working for The Calais School and how we foster a culture of collaboration, teamwork, and the highest service and support to our students.
The Teacher of Health and Physical Science will provide Health, Physical Education and Driver's Education instruction to all students.  Some of the duties include:
  • Overseeing all curriculum development and lesson planning in alignment with New Jersey State-mandated core standards. 
  • Create and lead daily PE lessons and activities.
  • Encourage students to compete in sporting events and evaluating their performance. 
  • Demonstrate genuine care about students and a sincere belief that each student’s individual talents can be developed.
  • Enforce rules of conduct; supervise students in the gymnasium and cafeteria, or outside on the blacktop or athletic fields.
  • Participate in school-wide behavioral programs, document student behavior and make necessary referral. 
  • Demonstrate skills being taught and assist students in performing skills. 
  • Coordinate intramural games, including basketball, cross-country and track and field.
  • Organize school wise field day.
  • Teach safety rules related to each activity 


Required NJ DOE Certifications include:
  • Teacher of Health and Physical Education 
  • Teacher of Driver Education
  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
  • Experience working with special education students
  • Good athletic ability and knowledge of the human body.
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong ability to motivate and inspire.
  • Good initiative, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and show empathy.
  • Ability to think on your feet and adapt to changing situations.
  • Confidence
  • Creative problem-solving strategies
  • Must be innovative, motivated, and passionate about teaching and learning

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