- Candidate must hold a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) license in Physical Education and Health.
- Knowledge of the organizational structure and elements of a successful physical education program, in alignment with the MA Model of Physical Education curriculum.
- Understanding of leadership theories and principles, developmental theory, social justice theory, learning theories, multiculturalism and health and wellness theories.
- Knowledge of the full continuum of health and wellness services, including prevention and intervention.
- Thorough understanding of barriers to student learning and the use of decision-making models to eliminate those barriers.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent of Schools may find appropriate.
- Provide comprehensive physical education instruction that is medically accurate, age and developmentally appropriate.
- Implement and continually examine a curriculum that is culturally inclusive within a safe and supportive learning environment where ALL students feel valued.
- Use the Physical Education National Standards to serve as a guiding document for curriculum and instruction.
- Promote healthy lifestyle habits, healthy relationships and health-literacy for all students.
- Provide programs and services that develop essential attitudes, knowledge and skills for students to make healthy and informed decisions.
- Employ a variety of age and developmentally appropriate instructional methods and materials designed to meet and engage the needs of all learners.
- Develop positive and respectful relationships with students and have the ability to spark a passion for learning and student growth.
- Participate in professional growth opportunities.
Quincy Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, or handicap, in its educational activities or employment practice as required by Title IX of the 1972 Federal Education Amendments, by Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and by Chapter 622 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.