Brearley One Word

Teacher of Physical Education

610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA Req #71
Thursday, January 11, 2024

The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 770 students K-XII, seeks a Physical Education Teacher for a full-time, ongoing position beginning August 2024.


We invite interested candidates to apply by completing an application and uploading a cover letter and resume.


Responsibilities include:

  • teaching the PE curriculum, which includes fitness, wellness, and sport, as assigned in grades K-12
  • coaching the equivalent of two varsity seasons in the Middle and/or Upper School athletic program
  • competence in inclusive, anti-bias, anti-racist pedagogy
  • participating in and/or leading grade-level team planning meetings with PE colleagues
  • prioritizing the safety of students and athletes in all settings
  • helping to plan and execute school-wide events hosted by the PE and Athletics Departments.


The ideal candidate will:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in the subject area
  • have at least three years of experience in teaching PE
  • have experience in and enthusiasm for teaching and coaching students
  • demonstrate the ability to develop and adapt pedagogy, curriculum, and assessments for students with a range of skill levels and learning styles
  • show a commitment to helping girls think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities
  • have excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • be able to articulate how one's identity plays a role in the classroom and on the field and model inclusive behavior in all settings.


About the School

Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Our mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on a larger purpose:  to cultivate in our students a commitment to the greater good. In pursuit of this goal, we actively strive to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and antiracist school community, and we expect our faculty, staff, students, parents, and trustees to pursue meaningful change through deliberate and measurable actions.



In 2023-24, the total full-time salary for this position ranges from $75,100 to $143,500 depending on experience. Salary ranges updated annually at the end of January.



Benefits offered to eligible employees include a range of options for health insurance coverage with generous employer contributions across the plans; an HSA plan; pre-tax transit benefits; long-term disability insurance; a retirement plan that includes a school contribution starting at 10% of salary with no mandatory employee contribution; a sabbatical program; breakfast and lunch without charge; support for professional growth and development; and the opportunity to participate in a community based on collaboration, mutual care, and a commitment to the greater good.  Faculty may also apply for housing in a nearby Brearley-owned building at favorable rates.


The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally-protected classification.

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  • 610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA