Southwest Key Programs Inc.

EAPrep - Secondary Physical Education Teacher

US-TX-East Austin
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-7473
# Positions
1

Job Summary:

The Physical Education Teacher is responsible for providing and delivering high quality instruction to all students.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide quality instruction for all students in a learning environment that is safe, healthy and fun.
  • Execute instructional programs through the use of appropriate higher order thinking activities and experiences designed to challenge the students’ learning potential.
  • Present subject matter in accordance with Texas Education Agency guidelines and the school’s administrative regulations and policies.
  • Conduct on-going assessments and use results to plan for instructional purposes to meet the learning needs of the students.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans in accordance with the instructional program and make them reflect the accommodations for the varied student learning styles.
  • Connect subject matter to real life scenarios.
  • Use manipulatives to concretely represent abstract concepts.
  • Prepare, plan and use suitable varied instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, resources and equipment to reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of the students.
  • Assume the responsibility for written lesson plans, schedules, daily routines, and other pertinent information to reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of the students.
  • Conduct, disaggregate and evaluate assessments of students’ learning needs and use results to plan instructional activities.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with special education teachers to meet the needs of students according to their Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
  • Utilize technology to strengthen and support the instructional program.
  • Maintain an evaluation system that is prescribed by state law or adopted by the school.
  • Compile, maintain, evaluate and record students’ progress to inform parents as needed and required.
  • Identify students’ learning needs to improve study methods, habits and organizational skills.
  • Work and collaborate with colleagues to identify and help students with health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Ensure that the students develop the competencies and skills needed to succeed at the collegiate level and in a demanding and ever changing global society.
  • Develop and implement a classroom management plan that ensures and maintains a safe and orderly environment that is conducive for optimal student learning.
  • Cooperate and collaborate in the selection process of books, equipment and instructional materials.
  • Establish and maintain open communication with parents and the community.
  • Keep current with the latest research based developments in education.
  • Keep current and comply with national, state and school regulations, policies and procedures for classroom teachers.
  • Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records and all other pertinent documents required.
  • Attend and participate in all required meetings and school related activities including but not limited to the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).

Other Functions:

  • Cooperate and collaborate with colleagues as well as with all stakeholders to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods.
  • Assume responsibility for assigned extracurricular and other sponsored activities.
  • Pursue professional development through attending conferences and involvement with related agencies and organizations to improve job performance. 
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned. 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to achieve the goals, objectives and mission of the school
  • Knowledge of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
  • Required general and content knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to work well with students

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Texas teaching certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience in a Texas public, private or charter school.
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • Master's Degree

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