The job of Physical Education Teacher is done for the purpose/s of working collaboratively with administrators, coworkers, parents and the community to produce lifelong learners who appreciate and acknowledge the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle.
- Motivates each student to cultivate physical fitness, hygienic habits, and good social/emotional adjustment.
- Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure overall safety of students.
- Teaches knowledge, skill, and strategy in physical fitness, health education, rhythm/dance, and individual or team sports as they relate to district standards and learning targets.
- Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
- Maintains accurate, complete and correct student records as required by laws, district policies and administrative regulations.
- Administers standard ability and achievement tests and interprets results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 30% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness