Physical Education Teacher
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university. Master's preferred.
LICENSES, ENDORSEMENT and REGISTRATIONS:
• Valid Professional Educator License with proper high school endorsements.
• WSI/Lifeguard certification.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teacher’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Align teaching and professional practices with the SPHS Beliefs and Guiding Principles.
• Be proactive about professional growth, which includes maintaining a vision for personal development, goal setting, and critical reflection.
• Understand how learning occurs and make choices about curriculum planning and instructional methodology based on research, best practice, and data.
• Understand adolescent behavior and make choices about classroom management based on research, best practice, and data.
• Develop skills as a diagnostician and have an expansive repertoire of strategies to adjust instruction based on an understanding of the students.
• Develop a sense of ownership with the curriculum. Ask questions and revise curriculum and instructional strategies.
• Develop and demonstrate a deep understanding of the content of their discipline.
• Align assessment with the outcomes of the course to insure measurement of student growth and learning.
• Develop and model collaboration, communication, problem-solving skills with students, other staff members, parents and community members.
• Model professional behavior (including regular attendance and punctuality).
• Know and utilize appropriate people and resources when problem-solving.
• Step into leadership roles (e.g., involvement in building initiatives, mentoring, and coaching).
• Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the time assigned.
• Accessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and providing progress reports as required.
• Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
• Maintaining accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
• Assisting the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
• Making provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes.
• Attending staff meetings and, as needed, serving on staff committees.
• Taking attendance, completing grade and progress reports, and other reports as required by the district and/or the State of Illinois.
• Performing such other duties as may be assigned by the building administrator.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
• Possess effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work with students and adults in a positive manner.
• Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.
• Possess common sense, problem-solving skills, and reasoning ability to appropriately deal with day to day instruction and supervisory situations.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues that supports a cooperative work environment.
• Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of employee, student, and other sensitive District information.
• Ability to set goals and establish methods for achieving these goals.
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
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Head Coach - Crosss Country
Head Coach - Track & Field
To be considered for a coaching position, please contact Athletic Director, Brian Glorioso, at [email protected]
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