Young Scholars Charter Schools

  • Physical Education Teacher

    Job Locations US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 10:46 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Paul Robeson Charter School (PRCS) is seeking a passionate and hard-working Physical Education teacher to join the PRCS family for the 2018-19 school year. Each core subject teacher at Paul Robeson is responsible for a single content area, grade level and a maximum roster of 75 students to foster strong student relationships and prioritize deep content expertise. Additionally, all teachers receive extensive preparation and collaborative planning time and regular supports and coaching from a departmentalized leadership team. All staff members are considered critical players in decision making processes and have the opportunity to influence the overall direction of the school. We are currently seeking dynamic team members to join us in our pursuit of providing a premier educational option for the students and families of Trenton!


    • Outstanding instructional skills and data-driven approach to instructional planning;
    • Mastery and enthusiasm for content/subject area;
    • The ability to motivate students and cultivate a culture of achievement;
    • A belief that ALL students should be held to high academic standards;
    • Resilience and professionalism;
    • Commitment to school transformation and continuous improvement;
    • Open to feedback and coaching;
    • Strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement;
    • Collaborative approach to problem solving.

    Educational Background and Work Experience

    • Experience driving student achievement results;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field;
    • Must hold or be actively working to obtain NJ teacher certification.


    • Plan and provide excellent instruction, making every minute count in your classroom;
    • Develop detailed lesson plans, materials, homework assignments, and assessments based on state standards and school-wide goals for student achievement
    • Provide differentiated learning opportunities to support each student’s academic growth;
    • Set and reinforce clear expectations for student engagement;
    • Continuously improve based on feedback and coaching from school leaders;
    • Collaborate with other teachers to increase student engagement and achievement;
    • Reward positive student engagement and hold students accountable using school-wide systems;
    • Engage with family members regularly and participate in school-wide family engagement activities including phone calls to family members and school-based meetings with families;
    • Provide additional academic support to students after school for at least one hour per week.


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