High School Physical Education (PE) and Movement Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 1), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 2), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 3), Secondary Education (6-12) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Dance, Health, Physical Education, Autism, Mild/Moderate Disabilities.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
What Spectrum does . . .
Spectrum petitioned the state and will be formally moving to a 4-day instructional week with an alternate Friday next year. This will allow staff to engage in planning, collaboration for personalization, and complete special education documentation. Further, we have significantly increased our teacher pay scales to reflect the unique impact and commitment Spectrum teachers have on their students.
Spectrum Academy will offer the benefits of a 4-day instructional schedule next year as well as pay scales that are competitive with all Utah K-12 districts. These steps reflect our commitment to supporting the unique impact Spectrum teachers have on their students.
The Physical Education/Movement Teacher is responsible for providing instruction to develop physically literate students who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthy physical activity.
Movement elective course offerings are co-constructed based on the applicant’s personal expertise (yoga, dance, stretching, etc.).
Description of Responsibilities:
Provide daily instruction in physical education and movement electives in alignment with identified teaching standards.
Collect physical education program data to evaluate student progress. Share data with school team and parents.
Consult and collaborate with team members and paraprofessionals, to schedule services and to modify student’s program.
Maintain a current special education inventory of PE equipment.
Supervise, teach and monitor student teachers, peer tutors and other staff assigned to assist with programming.
Assure confidentiality of all students’ information.
Participates in family educational opportunities, including but not limited to Parent Empowerment Nights.
Conducts student education and outreach opportunities, including assemblies and/or classroom instruction.
Adheres to and supports Board policy, School guidelines, and administrative rules and directives.
Maintains accurate case records and documentation.
Maintains current knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations and abides by said laws and regulations with emphasis on persons with disabilities, child welfare, mental health, confidentiality, and student and parent rights.
Participates in in-service activities and staff meetings promoted by the School.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Building Principal and the Regional Director.