Part time/Fulltime Physical Education Teacher K-6

Posted 3 years ago
Position Areas
Physical Education/Health


JOB TITLE: Physical Education Teacher   

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free public charter school located in Cornelius, NC.  In 2016/2017, we will be serving grades K-6.  Our focus is to provide whole-student development utilizing the following education practices: Strengths and leadership based development and the Core Knowledge curriculum.  

To develop and implement a physical education program for students that involves organized, deliberate lessons designed to enhance the physical education and health of all students. Provide on-going and timely feedback to students about living a healthy, active lifestyle. Design a spiraling curriculum that builds by grade-level to prepare students for both organized play and healthy living.


  1. Valid state teacher certificate required with specific endorsement in the assigned area or equivalent. 
  2. A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year university or college.
  3. Some experience working with choice schools (Charter, Private, or Magnet) preferred.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills with families and community members.
REPORTS TO: Managing Director/Principal


  • Develops and implements an instructional plan which is compatible with the Thunderbird vision. Integrates auditory and visual aspects along with kinesthetic learning styles for delivering  physical education.
  • Designs and implements activities that are purposeful and support the purpose of being physically active and healthy.
  • Integrates thematic units into lesson planning so students acquire a holistic view of healthy eating, exercising and being a team-player.
  • Possesses the ability to effectively communicate with parents, staff and students concerning goals and plans outlined in the special area and physical education curriculums.
  • Actively participates during staff meetings, in-service trainings, and Professional Learning Communities concerning student development and school-wide initiatives.
  • Effectively utilizes common assessments to determine student performance levels and adjusts instruction to ensure mastery.
  • Uses technological resources to enhance the experience of physical education.
  • Assumes responsibility for extra-curricular activities involving the Physical education and health curriculums.
  • Presents a positive attitude and invigorates and motivates students to life goals of staying healthy and active.

Posted By

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy

17609 Old Statesville Rd , Cornelius, NC 28031

At the following locations

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy - Building Tomorrow’s Leaders Today 17609 Old Statesville Road

PO Box 2683 , Cornelius, NC 28031