Physical Education Teacher
Poplar Springs Hospital - Petersburg, VA

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Poplar Springs Hospital, a 183 bed acute care and residential facility, is located in Petersburg, Virginia, 20 minutes south of Richmond and 50 minutes north of North Carolina. Situated on 25 acres, our serene, nature-like setting offers our patients a sense of calmness and peace. For more than 30 years Poplar Springs Hospital has been guided by its mission of helping those who need the full continuum of behavioral services. Our facility offers behavioral and psychological treatment for adults and adolescents through our acute programs, adolescent residential programs, sexually abusive youth services, as well as programs for active duty military.

The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
  • Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences in comprehensive health and
    physical education and supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each
    student the skills, attitudes, and knowledge to meet and exceed the State Core Curriculum Content
    Standards, using approved curricula, materials, and directives of the school.
  • Will work collaboratively with other members of the school staff and with parents.
  • Virginia Teaching License
  • Current certification in Physical Education and endorsement in Emotionally Disturbed, Learning Disabled preferred.
  • Minimum four year degree
  • Demonstrated teaching ability in an inpatient psychiatric setting preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children ages 5 to 12 or with adolescents 13 to 18 years of age required
We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of this facility. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.

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