JobID 3783 : 0.1 FTE Elementary Wellness Teacher (Physical Education) ONE DAY/WEEK (#2037338)

Job | Posted 2 months ago
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The Needham Public Schools seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences for the position of 0.1 FTE Elementary Wellness Teacher (Health & Physical Education). 

Position Responsibilities:  
The successful candidate will be expected to:  Plan and execute quality physical education lessons using a skills theme approach to students in kindergarten; Work within a team of elementary wellness educators to develop and evaluate programs, curriculum, assessments teaching methods, etc.; Promote the value of physical education and wellness throughout the school and community; Work with other teachers to integrate curriculum and develop creative programming; Work with professionals from other disciplines (e.g., counseling, health services, food services, community organizations, etc.) to enhance curriculum and create programming; and, work to help to create additional wellness programming as identified by individual school needs.

  • Looking for candidates who have a strong understanding of wellness and can integrate wellness concepts into their lessons
  • Looking for candidates who can teach physical education using a skills-theme curriculum model
  • Master's degree is preferred

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary License as a K-8 or K-12 Physical Education Teacher

Selection Procedure:
All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Application Procedure:
Please apply online:

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

Candidates are encouraged to review the working conditions, wages and benefits in the collective bargaining agreement located at

The Needham Public Schools does not discriminate against students, parents, employees or the general public on the basis of race, color, sex, homeless status, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age. In addition to the protected classes identified and in regard to employment practices, the Needham Public Schools also does not discriminate based on genetic information, ancestry or status as a veteran.

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Needham Public Schools

1330 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$17,516 (USD)

State Average: $17,439 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 13.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 17%



State Average: 296