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Physical Education Teacher

Montessori Academy of Colorado
Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $16.25 to $19.50 per hour

The Montessori Academy of Colorado is a metropolitan school that engages each child through innovative academics, exploration of character, and a fearless, forward mindset.

Job Title: Physical Education Teacher

Department: Primary and Elementary Program

Supervisor’s Title:  Elementary Program Director

Employee Classification: Full-Time, Non-exempt

Daily Schedule: TBD, 30 hours per week

Salary Range: $16.25 to $19.50 per hour (MAC is unique in that our paid holidays result in 7 weeks of paid time off, meaning that although we are only open 45 weeks, assistants are paid the full 52 weeks annually)  

The Physical Education Teacher is an integral component of the specials team at the Montessori Academy of Colorado (MAC). As a member of this team, the Physical Education Teacher manages and executes all activities and the PE curriculum for the primary and elementary aged children at MAC.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Understands and supports the mission, pedagogy, vision, and values of the Montessori Academy of Colorado
  • Ensures a consistent, high quality, mission and Montessori reflective educational experience for all parents, students, and teachers
  • Commitment to creating a sustainable system for movement at MAC, targeting the primary and elementary aged children
  • Create and document a developmentally appropriate movement curriculum that is aligned with the Montessori Curriculum and the common core state standards 
  • Create and document weekly lesson plans that scaffold skills for children
  • Data collection and record keeping will be a key component of this job
  • Plan and execute multiple events throughout the school year including, but not limited to, Field Day, Staff VS Student basketball game, awareness events (jump rope for heart, events that support families values and goals, etc) 
  • Committed to monthly meetings with the specials team, elementary team and elementary director
  • Daily planning 
  • Collaboration with teams
  • Use class budget to maintain and refresh supplies
  • Collaborate with lead teachers to communicate current curriculum
  • Attend all professionally related events for MAC – Gala, Back to School Night, fundraising events, staff meetings

Personal Qualities:

  • Strong understanding of physical education and movement aligned to the Montessori philosophy 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of planning


  • Previous experience working with school aged children
  • Previous experience within the physical education realm 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to continuously walk, stand, climb stairs, and sit
  • Frequent bending or stooping, and reaching above shoulder level
  • Able lift 40 pounds 

MAC is committed to caring for and investing in our employees by offering a generous benefit package, including: the potential for paid Montessori training, 35 paid holidays annually, 7 Paid Time Off days, health, dental and vision insurance, a 403b retirement plan with match, employer paid life insurance plan and voluntary life insurance, critical illness and short term disability plans and the HealthiestYou virtual care plan. The HealthiestYou plan provides you, your spouse and your dependents up to age 26 access to board certified physicians 24/7/365. It also includes access to dietitians, dermatologists, mental health providers (18+), back and neck care experts and Expert Medical Services for the more complex situations.

MAC is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment, free of discrimination or harassment, for its community. MAC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, immigration/citizen status, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, disability, socio-economic status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit fact. Any person with a concern or allegation of discrimination or harassment shall report it to MAC’s Compliance Coordinator. More information is available on our website. 

Montessori Academy of Colorado


Denver, CO
80205 USA



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