The PE Teacher will provide to students of varying age and ability a physical education following curricular and state standards in a safe and inclusive environment. This includes the teaching or co-teaching of classes and the assessment and documentation of student progress. PE teachers also have varying roles in supporting the after-school athletics program.
- Organize lessons and classes that align with MSD’s adopted PE Curriculum and that promote age-appropriate physical activity among children and young adults from kindergarten to high school.
- Create and maintain a classroom conducive to learning based on student assessments and data using the best practices of bilingual pedagogy and differentiated instruction.
- Utilize effective classroom management for optimal learning including managing student behavior; model appropriate behavior and promote self-control.
- Develop motor skills and physical development among younger children and proper exercise and eating habits among older children.
- Teach skills that students will need to participate in physical activity outside of the physical education class and skills students will need for a lifetime of physical activity.
- Observe and inform students of corrective measures necessary for skill and improvement.
- Adjust the curricula to adapt to children with different levels of physical and cognitive ability.
- Teach cognitive concepts about motor skills and fitness.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field with at least 30 credit hours in PE.
- Experience working with Deaf and hard of hearing students.
- Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL)
- Experience working with Deaf and hard of hearing students with multiple disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability.