Health/Physical Education Teacher Shared AHS & MHS

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Health/Physical Education Teacher

  • Must be eligible for State of Delaware Certification as a Health and Physical Education Teacher.
  • Knowledge of Delaware State Content Standards, Assessment & Accountability.
  • Knowledge of best practices.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills
  • Criminal background check, Tuberculin testing, and health verification.
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' physical skills and abilities, strength, agility, poise, coordination, and teamwork; to develop students' understanding of the importance of exercise to physical and mental well-being; to motivate students to work towards, physical fitness, hygiene, and good health; to develop students' awareness and understanding of physiology, health and nutrition, biological functions, the importance of hygiene and exercise to physical and mental well-being; and to motivate students to work towards good health.  The Teacher is to design, implement, and assess lessons which will increase student achievement.  The Teacher must also maintain a positive classroom environment.   The Teacher shall enforce the State rules and regulations and district policies to ensure the operation of the educational program.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Provides the appropriate educational opportunities and instruction for each student, according to his/her IEP.
  • Prepare in advance appropriate lesson plans, which match district curriculum.
  • Keep accurate records, tests, reports, etc. as required by Delaware Statutes and policies, Federal Regulations, School Board Policy and IEP requirements to document growth.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and communication with students, school personnel and parents.
  • Works with fellow teachers in planning instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains a classroom atmosphere conducive to teaching and learning.
  • Plans and uses classroom time effectively.
  • Implements School Board and school based policies and procedures in order to uphold school regulations.
  • Works closely with regular education teachers, student services staff and outside resources to assist students with special needs.
  • Integrates technology in instruction.
  • Works continuously toward self-improvement through the active pursuit of professional development activities.
  • Participates in district and school level committees designed to foster continuing improvement and growth.
  • Communicates curriculum and student related information effectively in oral and written form.
  • To attend all eligibility and IEP meetings as designated.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.



Posted By

Appoquinimink School District

313 South Fifth Street, Odessa, DE 19730-4010
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,649 (USD)

State Average: $14,609 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.05

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 349