A physical education teacher provides a developmentally appropriate educational program for students in middle school. The teacher is responsible for supervising students within the physical education classroom and/or gymnasium and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering instruction within established curriculum guidelines; adjusting curricula to adapt to children with disabilities or different physical abilities; collaborating with other teachers, professional staff, and administrators to improve instruction; and engaging parents/guardians in conversations with regard to instructional programs and student progress.
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- A valid license in Physical Education from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students.
Essential Job Duties:
- Creates and maintains an effective and developmentally appropriate learning environment for students.
- Prepares daily lessons and activities.
- Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal classroom climate.
- Differentiates instruction for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual need.
- Collects data to document student progress and aid in planning.
- Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, and expectations.
- Provides feedback on progress to students, parents, and administration.
- Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve social, emotional and learning.
- Collaborates with colleagues to improve student outcomes.