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.
- 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.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physical Education and Health Education.
- Possession or eligibility for a valid State of Delaware teaching license (for more information on State of Delaware licensure, please visit the website of the Department of Education at: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/1500/1510.shtml.
- Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams.