The Physical Education Teacher is expected to develop in each student an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise; to motivate each student to cultivate physical fitness, hygienic habits, and good social/emotional adjustment; to help students discover and develop talents in their physical achievement; to help students develop strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual, and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each student's ability.
- Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, rhythms and dance, and individual, dual, or team sports, utilizing course of study adopted by the State's Department of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
- Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge, and strategies of formal sports, games, rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
- Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and gym/field areas to insure the over-all safety of students.
- Maintains required inventory records on existing uniforms, equipment, and instructional aids.
- Maintains control of storage and use of school-owned property.
- Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant teaching area is required.
- Current State certification/licensure in appropriate teaching area.
- Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards.
- Proficiency in MS Office.
- Successful completion of federal and state criminal background checks.
- Ability to work well under pressure, and effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently.
- Ability to use discretion in managing confidential information.
- High quality written and verbal communication skills.
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