Afterschool Physical Education Teacher

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



324 West 15th Street
New York
United States


Corlears School, an independent elementary school in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, is seeking a passionate, engaging, experienced athletics teacher to serve as a part-time sports educator for its afterschool program. The afterschool sports program will serve approximately 15-20 children each day, ages 7-10.

Job Hours and Dates:

  • Five days per week (Monday through Friday), from approximately 2:45pm to 5:00pm
  • This position is for the 2018-19 academic school year; from approximately August 29, 2018 through June 13, 2019

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and supervise sports games and athletic activities for afterschool students, such as basketball, soccer, and capture the flag
  • Provide instruction and guidance for students in each athletic activity
  • Create and ensure an environment of sportsmanship and mutual respect in all games that align with the values of Corlears School
  • Effectively manage the gym space, ensuring the health, happiness, and enjoyment of each participating student
  • Supervise afterschool snack space each day (along with other afterschool teachers), prior to the start of athletics period
  • Coordinate with Corlears School physical education teacher to ensure proper sports equipment is available for each class, and organized at the class’ conclusion

Secondary Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform any tasks, specifically related to the Corlears School afterschool program, beyond those specifically assigned, as help is needed
  • Communicate with other members of the afterschool team, especially the supervisor of the afterschool program, regarding any issues or areas of concern with a student

Qualifications (minimum education and experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience coaching children and/or working with and supervising children in an athletics setting
  • Passion for athletics, and specifically youth participation in athletics (of all abilities)
  • Competence in supervising a youth athletic competition in an engaging and dynamic way


$375/week (Note: there will be frequent opportunities for additional hours of work into the evening time, related to childcare for Corlears School events, with commensurate additional pay)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to, with the subject line “Afterschool Physical Education Teacher.”