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Physical Education Teacher - St. Joseph Catholic School

St. Joseph Catholic School located in Stuart, FL is searching for a full time qualified PE teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expected to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program for elementary students.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of St. Joseph Catholic School and the Diocese of Palm Beach.
  • Provide for constant supervision of students while in your care
  • Maintain a behavior management system in line with St. Joseph Catholic School guidelines.
  • Maintain open communication between you and parents. Keep a record of all professional-related parent contact.
  • Notify parents/principal when a discipline issue becomes a deterrent to a student’s personal success or that of other students.
  • Use developmentally appropriate teaching methods.
  • Will advocate high and appropriate expectations for all students.
  • Will continually maintain all professional duties with the utmost integrity, including lesson plans, implementing best practices, as well as skills learned at professional development workshops.
  • Work in conjunction with other members of the department to achieve the same goals.
  • Work with elementary students to help them develop sports and physical fitness skills.
  • Will aim for excellence in all aspects of the teaching profession.
  • Participate in reflective, self-directed, on-going professional development.
  • Demonstrate excellent behavior management skills/knowledge as well as a thoughtful, age-appropriate behavior management plan.
  • ​​Incorporate faith-based activities into lesson plans and daily routines.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, retreats, school assemblies, and special events.


  • BS/BA Degree or a FL DOE approved alternative route.
  • Florida Department of Education certificate in physical education.
  • Must be supportive and respectful of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other teachers, Diocesan employees, departments staff, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Must have clear and concise communications with students and parents.
  • Must have a professional demeanor
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity.
  • Ability to stay focused and organized.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment.
  • Strong ethical values.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to the attention of Mrs. Mindy Miller, Principal, at


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