Lower School Physical Education Teacher (long-term substitute for the 24-25 academic year)

Faculty / Full-Time

Carroll School, Lincoln, MA


Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Carroll School empowers children to become academically skilled students who are strong self-advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings. Carroll is an inclusive community committed to embracing diverse strengths, identities, and lived experiences in order to give each child what they most need to thrive. The Lower School is located on the Waltham campus and serves grades 1-5. 

Research shows that people from underrepresented groups apply to jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Carroll School encourages you to break that statistic and apply as it’s rare to find applicants who meet all the qualifications. We look forward to receiving your application.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and benefits, including comprehensive professional development opportunities.

Position Summary:

The Carroll School seeks teaching candidates with a growth mindset and a true passion and commitment to lifelong learning. Candidates who are motivated by helping students to attain a strong sense of identity, and self-worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic success. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative style, is self-directed, child-centered and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators. We are seeking candidates with experience and/or interest in teaching students with language-based learning differences and who are drawn to acquire the necessary competencies to successfully teach our type of learners. 


This position is a full-time long-term substitute teacher as a Physical Education Instructor for 1st through 5th grade students.  



  • Teach up to five or six classes during the day
  • Formulate lesson plans for  physical education/health education for the student population to be taught in-person as well as remotely
  • Plan and implement programs to promote development of student fitness, health, and wellness.
  • Work with students to promote positive self-esteem.
  • Assist classroom teachers in preparing special programs for students.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to instruction
  • Complete semester assessments of each student for grading purposes.
  • Identify, order, store, and inventory equipment, materials, and supplies used in the physical education program.
  • Facilitate problem resolution when appropriate.
  • Maintain effective classroom management and support school-wide standards and policies for safety and health.
  • Perform building duties as assigned by the Division Head of School, for example, early morning drop-off duty.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or Elementary Education 
  • Minimum of two years experience in a physical education teaching role preferably in a private school setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong commitment to promoting physical health and wellness
  • Have the ability to teach using multi-sensory education methods and using educational technology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google Suite including Google Classroom

Carroll School

Lincoln, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender