Physical Education Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2012-04-07
Closes: until filled
AUSL Schools, Chicago, IL

Phillips Academy High School seeks an experienced Physical Education teacher.   


Founded in 2001, Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a not-for-profit teacher preparation and school management organization working in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to transform underperforming schools.


We seek an educator with a visionary and passionate spirit and deep commitment to public education for the students and families in our community.  Successful candidates will be able to provide evidence of the following:

  • Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments that align with College Readiness Standards or state standards.
  • Lesson and unit plans that demonstrate deep knowledge of physical education, students, and pedagogy.
  • Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards.
  • A positive and orderly learning environment that engages students and maximizes on-task behavior.
  • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students and maintain an orderly classroom environment. 
  • Committed to high expectations for students, teamwork, and excellence.
  • Characteristics of lifelong learning, reflection, and collegiality.
  • The desire to use AUSL assessments, tools, resources, and teaching strategies.


To apply please submit an online application:

In order to be considered for an interview or position, applicants must:

  • Possess current Type 10 IL state certification for the instructional grade level and content area;
  • Submit a resume and letter of intent as a part of the online application;
  • Be available to teach a sample lesson and be observed by school administrators or school recruitment team. 


Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603.

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