Physical Education & Health Teacher

Status: Part time/Exempt
Classification: Faculty
Supervisor: Director of Early Childhood 
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: 12:30pm - 6pm

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a Health and Wellness/Physical Education Teacher for the 2021/2022 school year beginning August 23, 2021. Under the general direction of the Director of Early Childhood, with support from the Director of Lower School and the Athletic Director, the ideal candidate will lead physical education classes for Children’s House and Elementary classrooms, as well as a health component to all Elementary students. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Physical Education, Health, Nutrition or a related field

  • Montessori Credentials preferred

  • Minimum five years teaching experience at early childhood or elementary level

  • Ideal candidates will have or be willing to acquire a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to school guidelines and professional standards

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students in the classroom

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and faculty to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and Mission

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Participate in lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, and parent education nights, as assigned

  • Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and interdisciplinary teachers

  • Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication

  • Partner with Agility Lab to ensure student success and developmental readiness

  • Provide support for After School Care

  • Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

This position might have the ability to participate additional as a coach for various sports teams at MSR, depending upon skills and experience.

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.

To apply
MSR is accredited by AMS and SACS. The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to with the subject line of “PE Teacher - your last name.” No phone calls please.