Physical Education and Health Teachers must have excellent interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, and have demonstrated ability to deliver lessons to support the curriculum goals in PE and Health. The teacher will guide in the development and implementation of an instructional program that will provide the best possible Health and Physical Education experience for each student. The teacher will organize games and challenges that promote physical activity among students, with a goal of developing motor skills and physical development among younger students and proper exercise and eating habits among older students. The teacher must adjust curricula to adapt to students with disabilities or different physical abilities.
Develop and implement curricula to meet state academic standards in Physical Education and Health.
Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to teach students the fundamental principles of good health and physical education focusing on strength, stretching, and conditioning.
Develop student strength, confidence, and well-being by cultivating student awareness and ownership of personal performance data.
Develop teamwork by teaching students how to set collective and personal development goals, by celebrating individual and collective accomplishments, and by teaching the importance of self-improvement by focusing on competing against self rather than competing against classmates.
Be accountable for students’ academic growth and achievement.
Design and implement summative assessments to measure progress towards academic standards and formative assessments to drive instruction.
Use assessment data to inform curricular and instructional practices.
Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback.
Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
Communicate regularly with parents regarding their children’s academic success.
Perform other related duties as assigned.