Intermediate (Grades 5 & 6) Physical Education Teacher
Creekview Intermediate School
Regular, full time
Assist children to develop the skills for lifetime fitness and recreational activities, and provide experiences that lead to
social maturity and physical well being.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assess student fitness continuously, in order to design appropriate instruction. Administer standardized and criterion referenced tests as needed.
- Provide instruction that is appropriate for all students, including modified instruction as needed. Differentiate instruction for grade levels.
- Establish a safe, but challenging, environment for students, including reasonable guidelines and appropriate consequences for behavior.
- Develop a thorough knowledge of the applicable course of study and implement it, in cooperation with other staff members as appropriate.
- Prepare clear and timely lesson plans that demonstrate knowledge of the course(s) of study and contain sound teaching methods.
- Schedule instructional time according to State, district and building guidelines.
- Use resources and materials effectively. Make recommendations to the Principal for the purchase of physical education equipment and materials.
- Arrange special experiences for students as appropriate; for example, bowling and ice skating.
- Organize and guide a field day at the end of the school year.
- Keep accurate and detailed records, according to district and building rules and professional judgment; for example, attendance, grades, fitness records and kindergarten assessments.
- Prepare adequately for substitute teachers, including the provision of appropriate safety precautions for non-physical education trained teachers.
- Observe the adopted daily building schedule, including starting and ending times for teachers and students, and perform all assigned duties, for example, cafeteria, recess, bus, hallway, field trips, emergency drills.
- Attend all teachers’ meetings, unless excused.
- Serve on committees and co-curricular activities in a professionally responsible manner.
- Report to parents, in writing, at the intervals established by the district and/or building. Be available for conferences upon request.
- Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with teachers, administrators and other support staff; for example, attend planning meetings, and implement individual plans.
- Report student health and safety concerns to the appropriate personnel.
- Implement the instructions of medical practitioners, and maintain the confidentiality of those records.
- Learn and implement the administrative procedures associated with the teaching assignment; for example, applying for a field trip.
- Engage in continuous professional growth, including attending training sessions as assigned. Complete a professional development plan according to procedures adopted by the school district.
- Use sound judgment, tact and diplomacy when interacting with students, parents and the community, and maintain the confidentiality of information that is not public domain.
- Serve as a role model in the practice of ethical principles, responsible behavior and democratic values.
- Serve as a consultant for the selection of playground or other recreational equipment.
- Work with student teachers if needed.
- Maintain an appropriate personal appearance.
- Observe all safety and health regulations of the school district.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s degree in physical education from an accredited college or university.
- Appropriate State of Ohio teaching certificate/license.
- Alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate.
- Knowledge of child development, age appropriate activities and positive behavior management strategies.
- Well-developed observational skills.
- Ability to work effectively with others in many different situations, including teams.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Well-developed organizational and problem solving skills.
- Basic knowledge of computer technology, or willingness to acquire and appropriately apply such knowledge.
- Physical education equipment.
- Various office machines, such as calculators, copiers, laminating machines.
- Various instructional equipment, such as video recorders and players, tape recorders, slide projectors, CD players, microphones.
- Assist with devices for students with disabilities; for example, lifts, wheelchairs and adapted physical education equipment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Exposure to blood or other bodily fluids and tissue.
- Exposure to hazardous athletic equipment.
- Close proximity to people running.
- Potential exposure to unruly people.
- Must be available for education related purposes outside the instructional day when requested to do so under reasonable terms.
- Occasional operation of a vehicle in inclement weather; that is, being prepared to come to school on all scheduled days, except calamity days.
- Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, reach, lift and stretch with hands and arms, stoop, crouch, and kneel.
- Regular requirement to lift, carry, push, and pull equipment up to 50 lbs. and assist children on athletic equipment.
- Length of Employment: One Year Limited Contract
- Salary and Fringe Benefits: Based on current negotiated salary and benefit schedule
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the online application. Please do not send materials through U.S. mail or by e-mail, all documents should be uploaded to your application.
If your qualifications meet our needs we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.
The Marysville Exempted Village School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is in compliance with SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973.
Posted Internally: April 23, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: May 1, 2012