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Oct 24 / Laura Bonnici

K-8 Physical Education teacher

K-8 Physical Education teacher
American Promise SchoolsDetroit, MI 48221
$45,000 a year
Position Overview
American Promise Schools seeks a K-8 Physical Education teacher for MacDowell Preparatory Academy. This position reports to the school’s Principal.
Duties and responsibilities of a Teacher will include but are not limited to:
1. Outstanding academic achievement and student character development

  • Live the American Promise Way and be the model of a renaissance learner
  • Create an aspirational, positive, achievement-oriented, joyful, and data-driven classroom that excites and invests students
  • Motivate student to reach and manifest high academic and behavioral standards
  • Build learning environments of respectful, achievement-oriented, optimistic, persistent, team-oriented, and joyful learners
  • Hold all students accountable for proper diligence and behavior in and out of school

2. Professional learning, development, and growth

  • Collaborate with Deans, and other members of the school team to improve instruction, culture, and results
  • Utilize and maximize American Promise Schools’ Pacing Plan, quarterly assessments, data-analysis systems, professional development, and instructional strategies
  • Enthusiastically participate in formal and informal learning and development opportunities

Skills and Characteristics

  • Mission-driven with extremely high standards for student achievement
  • Indefatigable will and spirit
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong belief in the mission, values, and model
  • Problem-solving attitude with incredibly strong work ethic and humility
  • A joy of learning and leading with a sense of humor
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills
  • Professional level of personal organization and planning
  • Willingness to respond positively to feedback with a solutions-oriented attitude
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter


  • Certified to teach in the applicable subject area applied for highly prefered
  • Successful completion of background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required license or certification:

  • Teaching credential

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