Instructor, Health & Physical Education

Posted: 03/10/2023

Instructor, Health & Physical Education

The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Kinesiology in the College of Education seeks applicants for a renewable term Instructor of Health & Physical Education, starting in August 2023. The position involves coursework including elementary and secondary health and physical education teaching methods, as well as curriculum courses including multiple sections of the Health and PE for Elementary Teachers course. This course is required by the state of Iowa for all elementary education majors.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a more diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become a more equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build a more inclusive teaching and learning environment.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 10,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a MA degree in Health Education, Physical Education, or related field with current or previous endorsements in Health Education and Physical Education.
Required qualifications include a least five years of K-12 teaching experience, including at least two years of teaching experience in health and physical education; and demonstrated excellence in teaching health and physical education courses. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to student success, diversity, inclusion and equity; university/college teaching experience; supervising pre-service teachers; and experience with curriculum development.
Applications received by April 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Windee Weiss at 319-273-2011 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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