Physical Education Co-Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Advent School, Boston, MA

The Advent School seeks a Physical Education teacher who brings intelligence, creativity, and knowledge of movement education to the school community. 

Responsibilities & Duties

Physical Education teachers at Advent teach in both our school’s movement space and in The Boston Common. For the leave position, the Physical Education teacher will help design and lead lessons interweaving principles of movement and social-emotional learning. They will be an active facilitator as students explore units, such as physical fitness, kicking, throwing, and gameplay.

Professional Development is the cornerstone of maintaining the highest standards of education that we provide at The Advent School. In that regard, each teacher is expected to engage in professional dialogue as a teacher/learner and researcher.

Required Skills & Characteristics

The Advent School is a good fit for professionals who believe in the School’s mission of education for equity and social justice. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and previous experience co-teaching and differentiating instruction, in addition to being:

  • An advocate for anti-bias teaching, both for children and adults
  • A lifelong learner that is resourceful, responsible, and collaborative
  • An enthusiastic, caring practitioner who believes that their students can change the world
  • A strong writer, comfortable communicating with families and colleagues

The ideal candidate will have experience in movement education, in addition to a BA or BS degree. 

The Advent School provides salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter and the names of three references to Dr. Le’Aqua Pruitt, Assistant Head of School, In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.


The Advent School

Boston, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender