Burlington Schools District Office

Burlington Public Schools

Burlington, VT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3231066
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 13, 2020

Job Description


The Integrated Arts Academy is seeking a passionate and energetic K-5 Physical Education teacher for the 2020-2021 school year to join a school committed to high levels of achievement of all students. 



The Burlington School District believes a diverse and culturally proficient faculty and staff are pivotal to the creation of a strong learning environment free of inequities.  Accordingly, the Burlington School District's goal is to provide every student with an educational experience enhanced by the professional contributions of culturally competent representatives of different races, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, age and sexual preference.  The Burlington School District is accepting early applications for their lower and upper elementary classroom teachers.  The interviewing process will not begin until an actual opening occurs in a specific school.  By allowing for early applications, the district is prepared to move quickly to hire the most qualified, diverse, and culturally competent faculty.  Please make sure you provide clear evidence of the following criteria in your application.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Vermont teacher certification with a Physical Education/Health endorsement.
  • Experience in elementary school best practices.


  • Maintain a safe learning environment, take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;
  • Basic knowledge of K-5 core curriculum.
  • Experience of successfully collaborating with other professionals, classroom teachers, and teaching artists in creating curriculum and supporting students
  • Willingness to explore and incorporate arts integration strategies into the P.E. curriculum including dance or movement
  • Fitnessgram and alternate assessment implementation
  • Maintain and enforce District Policies, regulations, and procedures;
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in accordance with Federal Law (FERPA);
  • Maintain attendance in accordance with established days/hours of work;

Perform other tasks and duties as appropriate and/or assigned by the Superintendent, building principal, or their designee(s)  


Explain in detail in your COVER LETTER any of the following criteria listed in BOLD.


• In “Certifications” section, note the following (if pending, please indicate):

o Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.

o Endorsement in the subject area or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.

o Documented NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher status.

• Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

• THREE Letters of Recommendation and transcripts uploaded to SchoolSpring

• Understanding of Cultural Competency 

• School experience at the elementary level

• Familiarity with integrated technology as a learning tool

• Knowledge of best practices regarding student management protocols

• Knowledge of elementary research-based best practices



• Training and experience with English Language Learners

• Evidence of a strong connection with students and families.

• Experience in a professional/teaching learning community

• Knowledge of assessments and use of data to inform instruction

• Experience in implementing inclusive practices

• Strong communication skills as evidenced through quality of resume and cover letter

• Ongoing educational coursework

• For Integrated Arts Academy: Addresses the value of arts integration and arts in


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Art
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
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    • Christopher Celotto
    • 150 Colchester Avenue
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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