Private School Physical Education Teacher- FT – Preschool-5th Gr. – 2024/25 School Year


Come work at a teacher-lead, student-centric school located on 11 acres of land.  Teach a Health and PE curriculum based on Nebraska Standards so that  each student can be empowered to make healthy choices and acquire skills that will help them through life.  Get support from paraprofessionals assigned to each classroom, creating a small 9:1 student-teacher ratio.  Come feel the Legacy Love!

Reports to: Legacy School Administration

Position Description:  The teacher is responsible for providing an atmosphere where students develop motor skills through physical activity.   The Physical Education lessons plans must be based on the Nebraska Early Guidelines for Pre-K students, and the Nebraska State Standards for K-5.  This would include organizing and managing individual, small group and team sports at the elementary level and encouraging students to participate in proper exercise and healthy habits.  The PE Teacher must engage the class in both team sports and individual activities while explaining the correct way to engage in physical fitness.   The teacher should be a combination of coach, referee, teammate, and motivator.

Primary Responsibilities:

●      Implements activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. 

●     Selects equipment and activities to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and physical abilities.

●      Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged. 

●      Communicates effectively, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.

●      Collaborates with peers.

●      Reports concerns/issues to administration in a timely manner

●      Manages student behaviors

●      Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.

●      Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, and subject area

●      Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and other staff.

●      Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her inservice hours.

●      Participates in staff training, inservices, and meetings, as well as school family events throughout the school year.

●      Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Legacy School Administration. All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals established as part of the annual staff evaluation process.


Education Certifications and Work Related Experience

Bachelor’s Degree

Teaching experience valued


Technical Competencies and Skills

●      Possesses strong oral and written communication skills

●      Works independently with little direct supervision

●      Works as part of a team

●      Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated

●      Demonstrates strong work ethic

●      Has a basic knowledge of computer skills

●      Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills

Working Conditions:

●      Physical Ability: Tasks may involve extended periods of time standing and/or walking, sitting on the floor, and light lifting.

●      Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.

●      Some tasks require oral communications ability.



Contracted Teachers/Specialists


Benefits begin on the first day of employment: 

1.     Five Paid Holidays: (Labor Day, Thanksgiving-2 days, Christmas Eve & Day)

2.     Five sick days (sick days do not carry over to the next school year)

3.     Paid snow days

4.     Retirement Planning (401K)      

Employee contribution

Legacy School company match




3½ %

5% – 10%

4% cap

·      Employees may also contribute to a Roth IRA through Principal, with no company match

·      To set up, employees meet with John Leyden at Leyden, Thomas & Assoc. (402.697.7320)

5.     Health Insurance:

·      Single policy only, employee is responsible for paying monthly premiums 

·      LS reimburses 50% of personal premiums to the employee 

·      Employees contact Ginnie Hillyer at Chastain Otis Insurance to find the best individual insurance fit. 402-397-2500

·      Once benefits have begun, the employee must turn in a copy of one statement each calendar year



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Additional Information

Start Date:  August 12th, 2024

Salary:  Based on experience and education

Contact Information

Legacy Primary School
6860 N. 166th Ave.
Omaha, Nebraska 68116

Betsy Weber
(p) (402) 884-2242
(f) (402) 884-2230

How to Apply

Please send an introductory letter and your resume to and