Adaptive PE Para (2 positions available)
Under supervision of a credentialed Adaptive Physical Education (A.P.E.) specialist, completes a variety of tasks and activities designed to develop motor skills, physical fitness, sports recreation, and game achievement; works with students who have been identified as requiring Adaptive Physical Education by an Individualized Education Team (I.E.P. Team); requires the ability to utilize and maintain specialized equipment and materials; performs related duties as assigned by the A.P.E. Specialist or TCSD District Special Education Department.
Essential job functions
- Provide Adapted Physical Education services to students with special needs through lesson plans, data collection and close guidance and supervision of the Adapted Physical Education teacher.
- Instruct students, using adapted physical education techniques, to improve physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, or sports, recreation and game achievement.
- Maintain thorough student records to document attendance, participation, or progress, ensuring confidentiality of all records.
- Provide students positive feedback to encourage them and help them develop an appreciation for physical education.
- Provide individual or small groups of students with adapted physical education instruction that meets desired physical needs or goals.
- Establish and maintain standards of behavior to create safe, orderly, and effective environments for learning.
- Carry out lesson plans provided by assigned Adapted Physical Education teacher.
- Communicate behavioral observations and student progress reports to the Adapted Physical Education teacher while ensuring confidentiality.
- Attend meetings with the assigned Adapted Physical Education teacher to discuss progress of students, behavior needs and, lesson plans.
- Maintain inventory of instructional equipment, materials, or aids.
- Itinerant - Driving from school to school.
Use of physical education equipment required; Use of standard office equipment, such as personal computers, copiers, and online learning management systems required
Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices may be required of certain positions
Works in School buildings, possibly outside, standard office and gymnasium environments.
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Associate Degree, preferred
Must be at least 21 years of age
Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
29 hours per week, 177 days per year
Support Professional Employees Salary Status: B1
Not Benefit Eligible.