Elementary Physical Education Teacher

Job | Posted 4 months ago
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Physical Education/Health

Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in Physical Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.


SUMMARY The school counseling program provides a comprehensive, developmental program addressing academic, career and personal/social development. The school counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITIES • Works with students on an individual or small group basis in facilitating academic, social, personal and career development • Designs and implements counseling curriculum • Collaborates with staff, administration and parents for student success • Utilizes existing data to advocate for student achievement • Supports students in discovering and developing special abilities • Provides support and educational information to parents • Collaborates with parents to foster positive school/home relationships • Adheres to school and district discipline policy • Participates in the orientation of new students and staff to the building • Collaborates with community referral agencies • Supervision of students as requested by the building principal • Assigned to appropriate professional learning communities (committees) for the enhancement of student learning • Assists with CSAP and other testing • Member of the East Otero District Crises Team • Member of the Counseling Advisor Board • Maintains student records and submits required reports • Perform other duties assigned by the building principal

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential and/or responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS • Ability to read and comprehend short correspondence and memos • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence • Ability to speak effectively with administrators, staff and parents REASONING ABILITY • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with several variables in various situations • Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out instructions

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to operate a computer with related software • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here is a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. • Required to sit, talk and/or hear • Occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 15 pounds • Required to use close vision and depth perception

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT AND EVALUATION • Work year will be established by the East Otero School Board in accordance to policy • Up to a 10 month position, based on building need • Salary and fringe benefits to be determined by the East Otero School District as indicated by the adopted Certified Staff Salary Schedule • Performance evaluation will be completed by the building principal per board policy

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East Otero School District

301 Raton Ave. , La Junta, CO 81050

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East Otero School District

301 Raton Ave. , La Junta, CO 81050