Employment Opportunities for 2015-16  

Certified Teaching Positions

Physical Education Teacher

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university. Master's preferred. 


• Valid Professional Educator License with proper high school endorsements.
• WSI/Lifeguard certification.


Teacher’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Align teaching and professional practices with the SPHS Beliefs and Guiding Principles.

• Be proactive about professional growth, which includes maintaining a vision for personal development, goal setting, and critical reflection.

• Understand how learning occurs and make choices about curriculum planning and instructional methodology based on research, best practice, and data.

• Understand adolescent behavior and make choices about classroom management based on research, best practice, and data.

• Develop skills as a diagnostician and have an expansive repertoire of strategies to adjust instruction based on an understanding of the students.

• Develop a sense of ownership with the curriculum.  Ask questions and revise curriculum and instructional strategies.

• Develop and demonstrate a deep understanding of the content of their discipline.

• Align assessment with the outcomes of the course to insure measurement of student growth and learning.

• Develop and model collaboration, communication, problem-solving skills with students, other staff members, parents and community members.

• Model professional behavior (including regular attendance and punctuality).

• Know and utilize appropriate people and resources when problem-solving.

• Step into leadership roles (e.g., involvement in building initiatives, mentoring, and coaching).

• Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the time assigned.

• Accessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and providing progress reports as required.

• Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.

• Maintaining accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.

• Assisting the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.

• Making provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes.

• Attending staff meetings and, as needed, serving on staff committees.

• Taking attendance, completing grade and progress reports, and other reports as required by the district and/or the State of Illinois.

• Performing such other duties as may be assigned by the building administrator.


• Possess effective oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to work with students and adults in a positive manner.

• Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.

• Possess common sense, problem-solving skills, and reasoning ability to appropriately deal with day to day instruction and supervisory situations.

• Ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues that supports a cooperative work environment.

• Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of employee, student, and other sensitive District information.

• Ability to set goals and establish methods for achieving these goals.

• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

• Taking attendance, completing grade and progress reports, and other reports as required by the district and/or the State of Illinois.

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Coaching Postions

Head Coach - Crosss Country

Head Coach - Track & Field

To be considered for a coaching position, please contact Athletic Director, Brian Glorioso, at [email protected]

Professional Staff Positions

None at this time