Adapted PE Paraprofessional

Job | Posted 21 days ago
Position Areas
Special Education


Adaptive PE Paraprofessional

Position Purpose:
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 Requirements:
Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices may be required of certain positions
Work Environment:
Works in School buildings, possibly outside, standard office and gymnasium environments.
Qualification Profile:
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

FLSA Status:         Non-Exempt

*29  hours per week, 177 days per year, Equal pay
 Support Professional Employees Salary Schedule:  Level E1 
 Not Benefit eligible

Posted By

Tooele County School District

92 Lodestone Way , Tooele, UT 840748050

At the following locations

District Office

92 South Lodestone Way , Tooele, UT 84074