MS Health Teacher & Advisor

The Episcopal School of Dallas
Dallas, TX United States

Purpose: The MS Teacher and Health Coordinator at ESD is a faculty member who values the mission of the school and is committed to high-quality service and teaching within a student-centered learning environment. This particular position will teach and coordinate the development of the 7th and 8th grade health classes, serve as an advisor to a group of middle school students, and may teach 1-2 sections of math and/or science. The successful candidate is a caring educator who advances scientific concepts and thinking skills and empowers students to make healthy choices. The candidate will serve as a member of a collaborative, cross-functional team of science and health teachers working to develop these skills in all ESD students.

Essential Functions:

As the MS Health Curriculum Coordinator, support the MS health program by:

  • Collaborating with the US Health teacher, nurses, counselors, Chaplains, science teachers, and other faculty to develop, review, and evolve the MS health curriculum;
  • Fulfill the role as primary teacher for the 7th and 8th grade courses;
  • Coordinate the scheduling of teaching partners (e.g., the US health teacher, nurses, counselors, the Chaplains, and other relevant faculty) for the 7th and 8th grade courses;
  • Develop advisory and special programming day activities to supplement and extend science and health curriculum;
  • Plan and provide professional development opportunities within the school.

As a Division-level Faculty Member, the MS Health Teacher fulfills the following division-related responsibilities and activities:

  • Serves as a Middle School advisor;
  • Attends daily chapel with Middle School Advisory;
  • Attends Middle School faculty meetings and supports the middle school division

As a MS Teacher, teach one or two sections in a core or elective subject area.

Abuse Risk Management Standards:

  • Adheres to policies related to boundaries with students.
  • Attends required abuse risk management training.
  • Adheres to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising students.
  • Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors.
  • Follows mandated abuse reporting requirements.

Working Environment:

  • Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling.
  • Generally 40% sitting, 40% walking, and 20% standing.
  • Minimal temperature variations (regular exposure to outside temperatures)
  • Off-site travel to include rustic environments and occasional overnight trips.
  • Generally hazard-free environment.

Contact Information

Please apply through the following link.