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The Nightingale-Bamford School Physical Education/Health and Wellness Position in New York City, New York

The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks a full-time educator to join the Physical Education and Health Departments. We are seeking an eager, creative, and flexible teacher to work with students in grades K-12.


  • Teach a combination of physical education and health classes across Lower, Middle, and/or Upper School ?

  • Develop skills-based curriculum for Lower, Middle, and/or Upper School classes focusing on areas including but not limited to physical literacy, functional movement, mindfulness, stress management, mental health literacy, sexual education, substance use prevention, and nutrition?

  • Design engaging and relevant student-centered lessons?

  • Coach a minimum of two seasons of Middle or Upper School athletics?

  • Collaborate with other faculty to infuse wellness in the life of the school?

  • Participate actively in school life; assemblies, advisory, clubs, faculty meetings, professional development, and other community events?

  • Perform other school duties as assigned?


  • Bachelor?s and/or Master?s degree in physical education and health education?

  • Dual-certification in physical education and health education preferred?

  • 3+ years experience teaching physical and/or health education in K-12 setting?

  • Middle/high school level athletics coaching experience ?

  • CPR and first aid certification ?

  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-racist work, equity and inclusion?

  • Experience engaging with and adapting to diverse learners?

  • Experience designing and implementing developmentally-appropriate and varied activities

To be considered for this opportunity, please visit and apply on our Nightingale career site:

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to The Nightingale-Bamford School website. Please specify for Physical Education and Health Departments Position.

The Nightingale-Bamford School

Founded by two bold, visionary entrepreneurs in 1920, The Nightingale-Bamford School mission is to inspire girls to go beyond barriers. Tied to this mission is a broader vision of students who are joyful learners who have the intellectual depth and courage to be critical thinkers, compassionate citizens, and agents of their own lives. Nightingale educates girls? minds and hearts and, in so doing, infuses their lives with meaningful relationships, teaching them to value difference as a means of growth, and empowering them to question the status quo with confidence, empathy, resilience and reason.

Nightingale?s commitment to social justice requires that all community members engage actively and thoughtfully in work around diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the School to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military status, marital status, familial status, caregiver status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School?s employment practices and decisions adhere to the principles of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity.

This commitment to equal opportunity applies to and is reflected in all School activities, including, but not limited to, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, staffing, training, promotions, compensation practices, employee benefits, social programs, discipline, and termination of employment. The School maintains zero tolerance for violations of this policy and expects all employees to abide by and support this policy without reservation.