Part-Time Physical Education and Health Teacher- Specializing in Learning Differences

Part-Time Physical Education and Health Teacher- Specializing in Learning Differences

The Hillside School, a renowned K-8 independent educational institution in Macungie, PA, is seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Part-Time Physical Education and Health Teacher to join our esteemed faculty. If you have a passion for promoting physical fitness, fostering healthy lifestyles, and inspiring young minds, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


  • Develop and deliver engaging and comprehensive physical education and health lessons aligned with state standards and best practices.
  • Plan and conduct part-time physical education classes that promote active participation, skill development, and teamwork.
  • Teach part-time health education, covering essential topics such as nutrition, personal hygiene, mental well-being, and the importance of physical activity.
  • Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback to students and parents/guardians on their physical and health-related achievements.
  • Foster a positive and safe learning environment, ensuring the well-being and physical safety of all students during classes and activities.
  • Utilize various teaching strategies and resources to accommodate diverse learning needs and abilities.
  • Incorporate technology effectively to enhance instruction and student engagement in physical education and health classes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and participate in professional development activities to continuously enhance teaching skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain open communication with students, parents, and administrators regarding student progress, class activities, and school events.
  • Adhere to school policies and procedures, including the implementation of health and safety protocols.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Health Education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Valid teaching certification/license in Pennsylvania or ability to obtain certification.
  • Specialization or coursework in physical education and health instruction.
  • Experience teaching physical education and health to middle school students is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of physical fitness, health promotion, and age-appropriate teaching methodologies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Proficiency in integrating technology into physical education and health instruction.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development in physical education and health education.

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter highlighting your experience and commitment to teaching students with language-based learning differences.
  • Updated resume/CV, emphasizing relevant qualifications and expertise.
  • Copies of teaching certifications or proof of eligibility.
  • Contact information for at least three professional references.

The Hillside School offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. We value diversity and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please send your application materials via email to or mail them to:

Hillside School

Attn: Associate Head of School

2697 Brookside Road

Macungie, PA 18062

The Hillside School is an equal-opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. We appreciate your interest in joining our team and making a difference in the lives of students with language-based learning differences!