Under the general direction of the Quest Academy Program Director, the Physical Education teacher is responsible for developing physical skills and abilities of students by implementing curriculum; documenting teaching and students' progress; and behavior management strategies to facilitate learning and promote positive behavior change for students whose educational needs are primarily the result of significant social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
- Facilitate skill-building in the areas of personal and social development including: goal setting, conflict resolution, anger management, decision making, communication and team building in conjunction with other staff.
- Design, implement, and continuously adjust instructional strategies to meet student individualized goals and objectives.
- Communicate with school personnel and gather information regarding educational needs.
- Design assessment strategies and collect continuous performance data to assess progress on student goals and objectives.
- Create and maintain a classroom environment and behavior management plan that facilitates learning and promotes positive student behaviors.
- Assess students' physical and perceptual motor needs, progress, expectations and goals for the purpose of giving feedback to students, parents and administration.
- Master's degree in education.
- Three years experience working in mental health, juvenile justice or alternative education field.
- Experience with case management of delinquent or pre-delinquent students.
- Experience with computer-based instruction.