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Position Type: Continuing
Salary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00
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Additional Information: Adaptive PE teacher. Special Ed Endorsement strongly preferred.
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JOB TITLE: PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER
GROUP: HEA BASE CONTRACT DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180
FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement
SUMMARY: The position of physical education teacher helps students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations which will lead them toward the fulfillment of the district’s goals of education. This position plans physical education programs to promote development of student’s physical attributes and social skills. The PE Instructor teaches individual and team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques and of physical capabilities of students. The employee organizes, leads, instructs, and referees indoor and outdoor games, such as volleyball, baseball, and basketball. Instructs individuals or groups in beginning or advanced calisthenics, gymnastics, or corrective exercises, determining type and level of difficulty of exercises, corrections needed, and prescribed movements, applying knowledge of sports, physiology, and corrective techniques. Teaches and demonstrates use of gymnastic and training apparatus, such as trampolines and weights; may teach students with disabilities.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Teach and follow the recommended District Student Exit Outcomes at each level and subject area. * Keep current on educational research, trends, and practices. * Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content. * Establish immediate and long range objectives which are in accord with District and building curricula. * Prepare effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting/challenging. * Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly. * Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process. * Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference. Highline Public Schools Physical Education Teacher 2018 Page 1 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER * Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects. * Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate. * Provide lesson plans for guest teacher. * Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom. * Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner. * Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility. * Enforce rules throughout the school. * Demonstrate continued professional development. * Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner. * Participates in extra-curricular responsibilities. * Teaches individual and team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques and physical capacities of students. * Organizes, leads, instructs, and referees indoor and outdoor games and exercise activities. Other Functions * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Teacher’s certificate with appropriate subject area endorsement(s) ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: CPR and First Aid Certification
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Valid Washington State Driver’s License and proof of insurance Pass a post hire, pre-employment physical assessment
KNOWLEDGE OF: Instructional Theory into Practice Principles and methods of teaching physical education Clinical supervision or Peer coaching Success training Social Skills training Intramural program development CORE knowledge training Basic first aid skills School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Work with elementary age students Demonstrate the activity or sport to students Operate a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with other people Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Highline Public Schools **2TCHPHYS Physical Education Teacher Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Attend to students injured during an activity Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Supervise and work with student teachers Be calm in moments of crisis and administer first aid/CPR if necessary Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Principal
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand, and walk and use hands for repetitive grasping. The employee frequently is required to use hands pushing and pulling; bend neck and back; squat; kneel; reach overhead, lift & carry; push/pull. The employee will occasionally sit; use hands for fine finger manipulation; lift overhead; lie down; crawl; knee stand. The employee must constantly lift up to 10 pounds, will frequently be required to lift up to 20 pounds and will occasionally be required to lift up to 50 pounds; weights 50 -79 lbs. should be done with assistance; weights 80 lbs. or greater should be done with mechanical lift and carry only. Employees in this position are constantly required to push/pull a maximum force of up to 10 pounds, frequently push/pull a force of up to 30 pounds and occasionally push/pull a force of up to 50 pounds. Weights between 50 and 80 pounds should be pushed/pulled with assistance; weight 80 pounds or greater should be pushed/pulled with mechanical lift and carry only. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor and outdoor conditions in artificial and natural lighting. There can be times of inclement weather; older schools may not be climate controlled for indoor activities. Hardwood floors in gym. The employee regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Consolidated by Human Resources and updated Context and Mission, 2018.04.19 Updated the Superintendent’s statement, 2015.01.07 Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2014.03.21 Updated physical demands and work environment per Occupational Health Services job analysis table, 2013/01 Updated by HR adding First Aid and Elem Ed endorsement requirements, 2012/10/22 Updated by HR adding Pass a post-hire, pre-employment physical assessment 2012/09 Updated by HR with physical demands and work environment analysis 03/11 Created by Human Resources, December, 2010 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools **2TCHPHYS Physical Education Teacher Page 3 of 3