P.E. Teacher (2)

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Position Areas
Physical Education/Health


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
  Essential Functions
        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
        home environment.
        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
        healthy citizens.
        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
        learning environment.
        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
        PE curriculum.
        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.
  Other Functions
        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
     accurate records.
     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.
     Work Environment
     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
    Inspiring Hope and Empowering All Students to Courageously Pursue their Goals and Dreams.

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Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353

At the following locations

Dos Rios Elementary School

2150 South 87th Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353