The Physical Education Teacher provides leadership and direction at the school level, working to design, implement coordinate, and evaluate a comprehensive Physical Education program. In addition, the Physical Education Intervention Teacher works directly and aggressively with the lowest achieving students to substantially accelerate their performance.
- Bachelor’s Degree and Michigan certification in relevant area.
- Minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching experience, with special emphasis on Physical Education instruction.
- Expert knowledge of effective instruction and best practices.
- Exceptional knowledge in the use of assessment and assessment data to implement them effectively.
- Exceptional knowledge in the use technology to support instruction.
- Demonstrable ability to plan and evaluate strategies for improving instruction.
- Ascribes to the philosophy that all children can succeed and demonstrates the commitment to do what is necessary to make this a reality.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Effectively deliver instruction based on curriculum and content standards identified by the State of Michigan and Pontiac School District.
- Integrate best practices using grade level content standards established by the State of Michigan for all core subjects during the school day and/or during structured, before/after school intervention programs.
- Demonstrate a high level of skill in all aspects of instruction that accelerates the learning of struggling students.
- Scaffold student learning so they are required to read, write, and think on a regular basis with the inclusion of before, during, and after strategies.
- Promote highly specialized instruction in which struggling students thrive: instruction that is explicit, intensive, accelerated, and provides ample practice.
- Implement strategies for instruction and teach strategies for student learning that increase knowledge and application in all content areas. Coordinate instruction across content and instructional settings.