The purpose of a teacher's job is to provide students with the
opportunity to learn to read, write, problem solve, compute,
locate and use information, think analytically, work
cooperatively with others, and to meet all district-required
Plans and implements a program of study that meets individual
needs, interests, and abilities within the Sweetwater County
School District Number One curriculum.
Implements curriculum objectives and goals using effective
teaching techniques and materials.
Develops, in a cooperative manner with the principal and
curriculum facilitators, a plan for the improvement and
enrichment of instruction,
in accordance with the District's Instructional Platform.
Writes weekly lesson plans which describe daily learning
experiences which are related to curriculum objectives.
Monitors and assesses student progress and provides feedback on a
regular basis to students and parents/guardians, in accordance
with the District's Comprehensive Assessment Plan.
Instructs, Diagnoses and evaluates specific students' needs and
seeks assistance of specialists as needed.
Communicates aims/objectives to students in a well-planned,
organized manner in clear, concise terms.
Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and
appropriate to the maturity of the students.
Assists administration in implementing all policies, vision,
mission, philosophy, regulations, and rules of Sweetwater County
School District Number One.
Creates educational experiences to provide students with
opportunities to develop potential in self-esteem,
personal-social adjustment, decision-making, and other life
Respects the dignity of each student as an individual and
attempts to gain an adequate understanding of his/her needs,
interests, abilities, aptitudes, temperament as a basis on which
to meet his/her needs, and to treat him/her with fairness and
Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, parents,
students, and community in a positive, solution-oriented
Assumes legal responsibilities for the discipline and supervision
of students in the classroom, on school property, or in
attendance at school-sponsored activities at all times, in
accordance with the District's code of Student Conduct and
maintains a high standard of conduct and good rapport with
Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
Assumes professional and personal responsibility for the
management and progress of classes under his/her authority,
direction, and supervision.
Assumes individual responsibilities assigned by
principal/supervisor which may relate to committee work, student
activities, student supervision, or other planning and
Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records as
required by law, School District Number One policy, and
Takes necessary precautions to protect students, equipment,
materials, and facilities.
Maintains and uses equipment in a safe and orderly manner.
Instructs all students in the safe operation of all equipment and
watches that students use the equipment in a correct and safe
Conducts oneself in a professional manner.
Seeks to establish friendly and cooperative relationships between
the home and the school.
Provides parents with information that will serve the best
interests of their children and is discreet with information
received from parents.
Attends and supervises curriculum oriented field trips.
Attends and supervises all activities for which they are
Attends parent and staff meetings, regularly and on
Responds to requests for information in a timely manner.
Stays informed by reading building and district
ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL DUTIES OF THIS JOB--
Knowledge, Skills and Mental Ability:
Possess a broad general knowledge of
all fitness/health areas with specific ability to perform each of
the physical activities taught.
Possess a general knowledge of health related topics.
Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.
Possess knowledge of physiological, emotional and educational
behavioral development of children.
Possess appropriate classroom
management skills which includes discipline, record keeping and
Possess technological and computer
Possess problem solving, imagination,
patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment and analytical
Possess swimming abilities.
Possess first aid and CPR skills.
Elementary and Middle
Must have a thorough understanding of the growth and
developmental characteristics of students at each age and grade
Must have the ability to develop and incorporate strategies to
accommodate individual differences within the class setting.
Must be able to demonstrate the activities that are required to
be taught by the Curriculum Guide established by Physical
Educators for Sweetwater County School District #1.
Must encourage maximum student participation at all time.
Must possess the knowledge and skill to help students develop
their own lifetime fitness programs.
Should be able to teach the concepts of both individual and team
If teaching swimming unit which lasts for an entire semester,
should be a Certified Water Safety Instructor.
Should be able to teach the various life saving techniques and
Certification or Formal Training
Possess all certificates required by the State of Wyoming.
Must have at least a Bachelor's Degree with a Major or Minor in
Shall continue to pursue classes which will promote professional
Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue
Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry a distance of 100
Be able to carry up to 25 pounds for a distance of 1,000
Be able to spend most of the time
inside classrooms with some work outside in cold/hot weather. Be
able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.