Classroom Teacher - St. Joseph School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Physical Education
Job Title: Physical Education Teacher - 2021-2022
Job Location: St. Joseph, MO
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Joseph School District
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Telephone: 816-671-4000 EXT 172
Job Description:
The St. Joseph, MO School District is currently accepting applications for a Physical Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  This position is locate at Pershing and Field Elementary Schools.

If you have any questions please contact:  
SJSD Human Resources - 816-671-4002 or visit our website at:

Required: Must have a Bachelor's Degree with a valid Missouri teaching certificate.
Preferred: Previous experience.
FLSA:  Exempt
Salary Schedule:  Per Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
Direct Report:  Building Principal
Terms of Employment:  9 Month
Eligible for emergency telework: Yes
Purpose:  Should be able to develop in each pupil an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise; to motivate each pupil to cultivate physical fitness habits, and good social and emotional adjustments; to discover and develop talents of pupils in physical achievement; to develop strength, skill, agility, poise and coordination in individual, dual and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each pupil's ability.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner.
  • To "telework" when requested by the District.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education activities, rhythms and dance, and individual, dual or team sports, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Works cooperatively with other physical education teachers in the district in planning a balanced physical education program.
  • Analyzes, demonstrates and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of activities, games, rhythms and fundamentals of body movement.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
  • Evaluates each pupil's growth in physical skills, knowledge and contribution in team sports and activities.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Communicates with parents, teachers and school counselors on pupil progress.
  • Identifies pupil needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupil's solve health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
  • Is willing to assist with coaching duties in the district, if needed.
  • Other assigned duties.
Employee Behavior and Conduct:
District employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact, both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest, and respectful.


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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