Physical Education & Technology Teacher

Our Academy exists to educate and support the children of our long-term volunteers. Come help ensure our students are getting the best and most unique education available!




Min. 2 years

Please carefully read the role description and required certifications below to verify that you meet the requirements. The apply button can be found at the bottom of this page.

About this Role

The Physical Education and Technology Teacher provides an engaging classroom within a multi-cultural and community-centered environment for learning and growing with children ages five to eighteen.  

As a flexible individual, the Physical Education Specialist provides instruction through the lens of a Christian worldview to students on a vast array of subjects. In addition, as an autonomous teacher, there is room to plan creative lessons around the ship!  

What You Will Contribute

Create and deliver developmentally appropriate lesson plans to improve physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills and sports or game achievement.  

Contribute to school rhythms, such as: staff meetings, student progress meetings, parent meetings, and professional development reading groups 

• Maintain records of each students’ progress throughout the year with summative and formative assessment

• Demonstrate a readiness to help when needed with projects and events in the school

• Exemplify professionalism in and ability to prioritize your assignments and duties

• Ability to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills

For This Role, You Will Need

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Physical Education or a related field 

Two years teaching experience is preferred 

• Current teaching certificate is required

• Completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program will be required

• Successful completion of the Child Safety Screening Process, which includes background / criminal records check

• A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required. Possess aptitude for learning new computer applications

• International drivers license (acquire prior to travel if necessary) 

Full job description available upon request

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