To develop in each pupil an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise; to motivate each pupil, to cultivate physical fitness, hygienic habits, and good social and emotional adjustment; to discover and develop talents of pupils in physical achievement; to develop strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual, and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each pupil’s ability.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, and individual, dual, or team sports.
- Plans for the most efficient utilization and care of equipment and facilities
- Instills in all students the desire and need for physical activity and the confidence in his/her ability to perform comfortably.
- Provides safety instruction in every activity taught and requires students to take responsibility for decision making and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to insure the overall safety of students.
- Presents for a public audience some phase of the current physical education program upon principal’s request.
- Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
- Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Provides students in all grades a sequential, comprehensive, instructional program of physical education, including, but not confined to: physical fitness, basic movement skills, ball handling, problem solving, rhythms, tumbling, games using no equipment, station activities, apparatus and self testing activities, and lead-up games for more organized activities.
Minimum Training and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- A valid Tennessee Teacher’s Certificate with the appropriate endorsement.
- Successful student teaching experience if applicable.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions and methods and procedures related to maintenance operations. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.