Part-Time Physical Education Teacher


Part-Time Physical Education Teacher
Part Time

Job Posting: Physical Education Teacher

Jerusalem American International School - JAIS

School Year 2023-4


JAIS teachers are dedicated to student success, attentive to the physical and emotional well-being of their students, passionate about student learning and excited by the prospect of working within a dynamic, diverse community.

Classroom practices emphasize active, collaborative learning; team-building activities; the application §of technology to authentic learning experiences; differentiated instruction and student achievement.


Established under the auspices of the American Embassy in 2001, the Jerusalem American International school is a branch of The Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel (WBAIS). It is a MSA accredited, fully independent, co-educational Pre-K - 8 international school offering an American program in an International setting.

JAIS is situated in a residential area of Jerusalem in the Goldstien youth village. We have renovated classrooms and a new yard as well as having access to communal facilities such as the swimming pool and gym.

JAIS is a small warm school where every student is included, valued and set up to thrive

Reports to: Head of School

Job Capacity: 60%

Start Date: August 10th 2023

The successful candidate will have:

  • Fluency in English
  • A teacher license/ certification applicable to teach PE
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a teacher.
  • Experience and success in planning, teaching, assessing all aspects of the sport curriculum preferably, according to the American standards-based curriculum.
  • Experience and success teaching PE with all the necessary communications with students, parents and coworkers
  • Excellent practice in differentiation and inclusion within the mainstream classroom for students with individual needs and English Language Learners
  • Innovative and engaging educator

  • Team player with excellent communication skills in person and in all media
  • High professional standards in his/ her work ethic and interactions
  • Enthusiasm and passion for teaching and learning
  • Commitment to the mission of the Jerusalem American International School
  • Ability to manage a classroom of diverse learners enabling participation and growth, regardless of a student’s ability in, or passion for sports.
  • Ability to recognize and support the educational and emotional needs of the students
  • Ability to model and teach communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Ability and flexibility to teach over a wide age range, in different-sized classes and groupings
  • Ability to teach sports skills whilst nurturing a sense of camaraderie, fair play, and team spirit in students.
  • Ability to coordinate PE events such as sports day.

General expectations:

● Implement the school's mission statement.

● Effectively celebrate diversity and model attributes of the JAIS Profile of a Learner.

● Model technology integration as appropriate to enhance instruction.

● Promote a positive relationship with others, sharing ideas, materials, experiences and expertise.

● Participate in faculty meetings, peer coaching and other instructional improvement programs.

● Demonstrate a commitment to professional development both during the school year and during off school months as needed.

● Support school-wide projects such as staff development, and community efforts and events.

Application Process: JAIS reserves the option to invite selected candidates to interviews, and to hire, in advance of this schedule and should a suitable candidate be found to hire and close the search.

Contact Information:

Apply @: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 02-679-9611

Address: 24 Shai Agnon, Jerusalem

All applicants will need to have legal ability to work in Jerusalem or American Citizenship.

Child Protection

JAIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


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