Classroom Teacher - University City School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Physical Education
Job Title: Elementary Physical Education Teacher 2024-2025
Job Location: Pershing Elementary
Beginning: Apr 30, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Physical Education
District: University City School District
University City, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-290-4028
Job Description:
Position Purpose
Develop students' physical skills and abilities, strength, agility, poise, coordination, 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
  • Develop and administer Physical Education classes consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Teach knowledge of, and develop skills and abilities in, physical fitness, rhythm and dance, coordination and agility, exercise, and sports,
  • Develop students' concepts in leadership, teamwork, responsibility and social skills.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modify instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed
  • Continuously engage in professional learning for the elevation of curriculum delivery
  • Organize and maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting of all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required by district procedures
  • Welcome and encourage parental involvement and ensure effective communication with stakeholders
  • Effectively engage students at high levels to encourage focus on academics
  • Promote a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning
  • Translate, consistently developed, lesson plans and instructional materials into learning experiences that develop pertinent sequential assignments while challenging students
  • Deliver lessons that promote critical and creative thinking and analysis
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members, especially within physical education and grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Select and requisition appropriate instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Inspect equipment and field areas used to ensure they are in good and safe working order.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Missouri State Teacher Certification in Physical Education K-12
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