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Physical Education / Health Instructor - Pequot Lakes Schools

Posted on 2020-03-25 9:04:39 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fnjpa%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D3320&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C1eb9aeeac56946424d1608d7d0c573e8%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637207418788438929&sdata=uwc0OUJe6iKK2rJqdpUhumD9xNMZpzRYi%2BwgtMm%2Fcw8%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 2020-21 School Year Date Closing: Mid April Physical Education / Health Instructor Position Purpose Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' physical skills and abilities, strength, and teamwork; to develop students' understanding of the importance of exercise to physical and mental well-being; and to motivate students to work towards physical fitness, hygiene, and good health. Essential Functions * Develops and administers Physical Education, Health, and assigned classes consistent with MN State Standards along with school district goals and objectives. * Teaches knowledge of, and develops skills and abilities in, physical fitness, coordination and agility, exercise, and other activities. * Supports building efforts in Health and/or PE instruction in grades K-12. * Leads extra-curricular activities, including coaching/supervising teams, clubs or other student groups. * Develops students' concepts in leadership, teamwork, responsibility and social skills; provides a safe and optimal learning environment and appropriate feedback regarding student progress, expectations, and goals. * Conducts ongoing assessment of student growth and progress in physical educational activities, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs. * Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. * Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. * Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. * Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. * Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within physical education and grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees. * Selects and requisitions appropriate instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records. * Inspects equipment and field areas used to ensure they are in good and safe working order. Additional Duties * Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Knowledge of current physical education instructional methods, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. * Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. * Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding education and students, as well as relating to health education. * Knowledge of physiology, health and nutrition, biology and biological functions, anatomy, hygiene, exercise, and best ways to promote physical and mental well-being. * Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. * Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Certification/License: * MN State Certification as a Physical Education Teacher. * MN State Certification in Health and DAPE Instruction preferred. Education: * Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Experience: * Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred. FLSA Status: Exempt Pequot Lakes Ind Sch Dist 186 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C1eb9aeeac56946424d1608d7d0c573e8%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637207418788438929&sdata=GmhcGj6%2BTEVkORiknVmSMFsP0yNxeZSQfskPEY2DZKI%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 2020-21 School Year
Date Closing: Mid April
Physical Education / Health Instructor

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' physical skills and abilities, strength, and teamwork; to develop students' understanding of the importance of exercise to physical and mental well-being; and to motivate students to work towards physical fitness, hygiene, and good health.
 
Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers Physical Education, Health, and assigned classes consistent with MN State Standards along with school district goals and objectives.
  • Teaches knowledge of, and develops skills and abilities in, physical fitness, coordination and agility, exercise, and other activities.
  • Supports building efforts in Health and/or PE instruction in grades K-12.
  • Leads extra-curricular activities, including coaching/supervising teams, clubs or other student groups.
  • Develops students' concepts in leadership, teamwork, responsibility and social skills; provides a safe and optimal learning environment and appropriate feedback regarding student progress, expectations, and goals.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student growth and progress in physical educational activities, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within physical education and grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Inspects equipment and field areas used to ensure they are in good and safe working order.

Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current physical education instructional methods, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding education and students, as well as relating to health education.
  • Knowledge of physiology, health and nutrition, biology and biological functions, anatomy, hygiene, exercise, and best ways to promote physical and mental well-being.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

Certification/License:

  • MN State Certification as a Physical Education Teacher.
  • MN State Certification in Health and DAPE Instruction preferred.

Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

Experience:
  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Pequot Lakes Ind Sch Dist 186 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online