What We Can Offer
o Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, and individual, dual, or team sports to primary and secondary students, utilizing a course of study adopted by the school.
o Instructs students in citizenship, basic communication skills, and other general elements of the course of study common to all teachers, in the procedures of the school.
o Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying physical and language abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities
o Works cooperatively with administration and staff in planning a balanced physical education program, adapting daily schedules to accommodate weather conditions and to provide time for transitions, instruction, exercise, and sports activities.
o Utilizes a variety of instructional skills and methods; vary instructional modes to accommodate student needs, interests, learning style, and ability levels; provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students
o Maintains school standards of pupil behavior required to provide an orderly and productive environment, in cooperation with the school administration
o Exhibits appropriate conduct in the handling of student emergencies
o Selects and recommends requisitions for equipment and instructional supplies; Instructs students in proper care and use of materials and equipment; organize storage areas and control use of materials and equipment to prevent loss or abuse
o Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students
o Assess each student’s progress in physical fitness, skills and knowledge; prepare, document and communicate progress reports to students, parents, and school administration
o Perform basic student attendance accounting and maintain and submit upon request, accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations
o May plan and coordinate the work of aides, teacher assistants, or other paraprofessionals.
o Attend and participate in staff meetings and district meetings as assigned.
o Other duties as assigned.
o Minimum BA in physical education or related experience
o Ability to work with students at all skill levels
o Evidence of enrollment in an accredited college/university in completing a state-approved teacher preparation program or in the field experience
o Demonstrable knowledge of PE curriculum and the ability to implement it
o Ability to interact collaboratively with students, parents, and administration
o Excellent oral and written skills
o Confident and patient in leading a classroom of students
o Able to pass local background check
o Strong organizational skills
o Able to thrive working in a team environment.