Job Description

Physical Education Teacher and Coach

Renbrook School (West Hartford, CT), an independent day school for children in Preschool to Grade 8, currently seeks a full-time Physical Education teacher and Coach.

We seek a creative and energetic Physical Education instructor to implement our Physical Education (PE) curriculum for students in Preschool to Grade 8. A bachelor’s degree in P.E. or a related major is required.

The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of skill themes, movement concepts, and developmentally appropriate progressions which are imperative to physical education. The candidate will be responsible for the safe conduct and execution of the program and the athletics facilities. The candidate must collaborate with the Director of Athletics and other department members on the organization and implementation of the physical education program. Experience implementing a Project Adventure (high and low ropes) Curriculum and coaching gymnastics are preferred but not required.

This position includes coaching all three athletic seasons (boys’ soccer, basketball, and lacrosse or baseball) in the middle school (grades 5-8). Games may end after 4:00 p.m. and require coverage until parents pick up students.

Personal Qualities:

  • A love for working with young children and adolescents
  • A team-oriented mindset
  • A sense of humor
  • The ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing
  • An appreciation for developing a sense of belonging in a diverse setting

The review of candidates will begin immediately with an expected start date in late August 2024.

Interested candidates should send one PDF document that includes a cover letter, resume, and three references to with “Physical Education” in the subject line.

Renbrook School is an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, veteran status, sexual orientation, and other protected classes.

Renbrook School will provide reasonable accommodation to known disabilities of a qualified applicant or employee unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship on its operation.