DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH
Office of Curriculum & Instruction, Oliver Hodge Building, Oklahoma City, OK
Under general direction, perform professional and administrative work in the organization, planning, and direction of the state physical education, health and safety education programs for public schools.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in physical education, health, or closely related field (Master's Degree and/or National Board Certification preferred) [official transcript(s) required];
Possession of a valid Oklahoma teaching certificate (K-12) in health or equivalent (i.e., school nurse certification), safety, or physical education; and
Successful experience as a teacher or administrator.
Considerable knowledge of the modern principles, practices and policies in the field of physical education/health concepts, trends in comprehensive school health education, positive lifestyles, health and wellness programs, public relations, Oklahoma educational legislation, current educational philosophy, physical fitness testing procedures, and an understanding of the principles of leadership and project management;
Extensive knowledge of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model and Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs, including implementation strategies;
Ability to engage in and effectively guide the activities of others in complex, collaborative projects with tact and discipline;
Knowledge of federal and state school laws, budgeting methods, and procurement processes;
Ability to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions, organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely, and establish effective working relations with other employees and the public;
Commitment to provide courteous, efficient service through the performance of assigned job duties; and
Knowledge of technology and the ability to use it to maximize efficiency and services.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Plans, supervises and administers the state integrated physical education and diabetic assistant training programs;
Provides technical assistance and support to school and expanded-learning programs related to physical education/health/nutrition/safety curriculum and programs;
Organizes and supervises projects, professional development academies, and other initiatives to train teachers throughout the state emphasizing physical education/health/nutrition/safety;
Initiates and supervises the collection of new material for the publication and distribution of information on physical education/health/nutrition/safety education to support the Oklahoma Academic Skills for Physical/Health and Safety Education.
Maintain partnerships and workgroups with various state coalition networks;
Participate in activities of Oklahoma, regional and national associations and councils of teachers of physical education/health.
Perform related work as required.
General office setting.
N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this position
O (Occasionally) - Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) - Position requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time (2.5 5.5 hrs/day)
C (Constantly) - Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
10 lbs or less F
11-20 lbs F
21-50 lbs O
51-100 lbs N
Over 100 lbs N
Reach Outward O
Reach Over Shoulder O
Squat or Kneel O
Less than 20% travel with occasional overnight stays required.
ANNUAL SALARY: $55,000
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.
State Of Oklahoma