All physical education teachers are responsible for ensuring that every IDEA student masters personal and social responsibility, self-directed learning and the problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in college. IDEA Physical Education teachers set ambitious goals for student achievement and diligently track student data to inform dynamic and effective daily lesson plans. Student class size can vary depending on the grade level/levels assigned. A typical Physical Education classroom may have a classroom size of 25- 60 students and may have the support of a PE co-teacher.
Implement IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious expectations.
Enhance students' disposition toward leading a physically active lifestyle.
Submit weekly lesson plans two weeks in advance for feedback.
Implement formal and informal fitness assessments to track each individual student’s progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly and update gradebook weekly.
Communicate students’ fitness progress with student and family on a weekly basis.
Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students’ character and sense of community in the classroom.
Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student.
Leverage the District Wellness Policy and incite support for healthier campuses.
Participate in weekly professional development, grade-level meetings and activities, and school wide meetings and functions.
Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development.
Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution.
Experience: Experience in a classroom setting.
Licenses or Certifications (if applicable): State certification preferred but not required.