Physical Education Teacher

Meredith Nicholson School 96

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Plan and implement an interdisciplinary, motivational physical education curriculum

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree Required. Master’s Degree preferred.

CERTIFICATION: Valid Indiana Teacher’s License in Physical Education

EXPERIENCE: Three years successful teaching preferred.

  • Familiarity with a variety of instructional methodologies.
  • Experience in cooperative learning, student learning styles, collegial teaching/team building, and technology preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of people including community partners, parents, and other teachers to coordinate P.E. curriculum development, instruction, and extra-curricular activities
  • Ability to integrate educational theory and practice
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.
  • Understanding of student learning styles and alternative forms of assessment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide opportunities for students to develop positive self-images and leadership skills.
  • Work with teachers to plan interdisciplinary instruction.
  • Encourage and support parental and community involvement in the educational process and P.E. program.
  • Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.
  • Participate in innovative instructional and assessment activities.
  • As part of a demonstration site, accept visitors and observers to the classroom.
  • Assist students in developing life-long habits of exercise that are enjoyable.
  • Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Physical Education