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Special Education Teacher 1, Physical Education - Part-Time

**Job Title:**

Special Education Teacher 1, Physical Education - Part-Time

**Department:**

Rush Day School

**Shift:**

1st

**Full/Part:**

Active Regular PT (40 to 71 hours per pay period)

**Specialty:**

Child Psychiatry

**Job Number:**

2021-1141

**Job Description:**

**Special Education Teacher 1, Physical Education**

**Part-time**

Rush Day School Department

**Position Highlights:**

Rush Day School is seeking a part-time elementary/middle school Physical Education teacher to instruct and assist students in mastering subject matter and skills while at the same time encouraging and supporting their positive academic and social growth.

**Position Responsibilities:**

Principle Duties and Responsibilities include:

+ Providing an environment that supports the social development of all students.

+ Advocates for all learners, focusing on student achievement, and building on student successes by committing to continuous instructional improvement.

+ Supervising classrooms, students, and classroom staff.

+ Assessing student progress regularly and providing progress reports, report cards, and other documents as required.

+ May be asked to teach a health class, serve as a substitute teacher, and/or attend field trips

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

+ Effective oral and written communication skills

+ Ability to work with students and adults in a positive manner

+ Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of employee, student, and other sensitive information.

**Position Qualifications Include:**

+ Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university

+ Previous experience preferred, especially with special education

+ Adaptive Physical Education endorsement a plus

+ Valid Professional Educator License with Physical Education endorsement

+ Professional Educator License registered with ROE

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Health endorsement

+ Adapted Physical Education endorsement

**Company Highlights:**

+ Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education's 2016 list of the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age.

+ Rush University is a health science university that is integral to Rush, an academic health system that includes three hospitals and numerous outpatient care facilities.

+ Rush University's Nursing Administration program is ranked in the top four in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

**Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.**