GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the 6-12 building principals, this position will be responsible for planning, promoting and instructing students in physical education activities in order to develop student physical attributes and social skills.
Valid NYS Teacher Certification in Phys Ed required.
Must follow NYS Health, Physical Education and Family Consumer Science Standards
Teaches individual and team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques and of physical capabilities of students.
Organizes, leads, instructs, and referees indoor and outdoor games.
Instructs individuals or groups in beginning or advanced exercises, determining type and level of difficulty, applying knowledge of sports, physiology and corrective techniques
Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning and literacy strategies.
Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development.
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules, expectations, and procedures.
Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students in diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
Commitment to the success of all children.
Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates success in collaborative teaching, managing a mixed-ability classroom and facilitating performance-based learning.
Participate in appropriate professional development activities.
Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Tapestry Charter School mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
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