P.E. Teacher (2)
Physical Education Teacher
The job of Physical Education Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational
process with specific responsibilities for developing students' physical skills and abilities; supervising students
within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual
student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other staff, and
administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries
from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.
This job reports to Principal
Administers tests and learning assessments (e.g. standardized testing and individual testing, etc.) for the
purpose of ensuring assessments are in accordance with District testing programs.
Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations
and student's achievements, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the
Assembles sport and athletic equipment (e.g. volleyball, soccer, badminton, etc.) for the purpose of
providing necessary equipment for instruction.
Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and goals (e.g. physical education, human
growth and development, leading a physically fit lifestyle, etc.) for the purpose of improving performance as
Collaborates with other elementary instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of
community resources (e.g. committee meetings, departmental meetings, etc.) for the purpose of improving
the overall quality of student outcomes, ensuring effective parental communication, and achieving
established classroom objectives in support of student improvement.
Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and subject specific assignments for the purpose of
providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
Develops elementary lesson plans aligned with curriculum and standards focusing on all content (e.g. lesson
plans that meet state required standards and create a foundation for General Education learning goals, etc.)
for the purpose of ensuring student learning.
Directs student teachers, paraprofessionals, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of
providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
Manages student behavior (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, school transportation, etc.) for the
purpose of ensuring conformance with school standards and District policies, providing a safe and optimal
Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, school
transportation, small group activities, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
environment demonstrating best practices.
Oversees additional instructional programs (e.g. after school processes, summer school program, etc.) for
the purpose of managing scheduled student learning programs.
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Participates in professional development and a variety of meetings (e.g. subject matter committee,
department meetings, meetings with Governing Board, etc.) for the purpose of learning of current
developments in the educational field.
Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, instructional activities,
etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
Provides a variety of instruction (e.g. teaching, analysis and demonstration of basic PE skills, knowledge,
and strategies, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring student learning in formal sports, games, rhythms, and/or
Reports incidents (e.g. suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of
maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education
Code and school policies.
Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the
purpose of resolving issues, providing information and direction.
Supervises out-of-classroom activities for the purpose of participating in District-wide school activities,
events, and student learning.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order
to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the
job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software
applications; working with and motivating students with multiple levels of learning ability; and preparing and maintaining
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read
technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to
define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan
requirements; stages of child development; in depth knowledge of subject matter; and behavioral management strategies.
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and
consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of
circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of
standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety
of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action
plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with
equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining
confidentiality; leading, guiding, motivating students; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other
persons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units is often
required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or
crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing.
The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.
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Experience: Job related experience is required.
Education: Bachelors degree in job-related area.
Equivalency: Enrollment in Educator Prep Program with Alternative Teaching Certificate.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses
Arizona Physical Educatio Teaching Credentials
Valid Driver’s License
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance
FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade
Exempt Governing Board Approved
Certified Salary Placement
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