Physical Education Teacher - Howard

Eugene School District 4-J Eugene , OR 97401

Posted 7 months ago

Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions

This is a temporary, full-time position for the 2019/2020 school year only.

The physical education teacher is the primary instructional delivery for student health and wellness, and fitness and growth. The educator collaborates with school team members and provides strategies and supports for increasing student movement and fitness within the regular classroom.

The position is demanding, varied and complex. The educator must be collaborative, a relationship builder, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be well trained in physical education content knowledge, and effective and engaging teaching strategies.

Essential Functions:
1.Demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm with a genuine passion for teaching all learners.
2.Demonstrate the ability to create a student-centered classroom.
3.Facilitates student's physical, cognitive and social and emotional learning through lessons designed to sequentially develop skills appropriate to their ability and confidence levels.
4.Provides engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for students.
5.Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness using the Oregon Core Standards.
6.Implements Oregon Core Standards with rigor, purpose, and planning.
6.Provides maximum participation for all students; differentiates as needed to ensure all students experience success.
7.Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of games, rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
8.Develops engaging and effective lesson plans and supplementary materials.
9.Provides ongoing formative feedback to students.
10. Demonstrates a growth mindset individually and supports this development with all students.
11. Communicates in developmentally appropriate ways through a humane, sensitive approach that clearly communicates that every student, regardless of ability, can succeed and will benefit from a physically active, healthy lifestyle.
12. Implements and supports school-wide programs to include PBIS, Growth Mindset, etc.
13. Collaborates with school team members in providing ideas and support to increase health and wellness, movement and activity within the classroom.
14. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas that supports and aligns with the school-wide behavior framework (ie. PBIS).
16. Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students.
17. Evaluates academic and social growth of students and keeps appropriate records to include report cards, attendance records, checklists, and other recordkeeping activies as appropriate by level and assigned by supervisor.
18. Communicates with parents, school counselors and administrator on student progress.
19. Focuses on making learning visible through effective student engagement.
20. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education: Must hold an undergraduate degree.

    Must hold a valid Oregon Teaching License with a Physical Education Endorsement. Licenses as determined by the District including, a valid Oregon Driver License and ability to obtain a valid CPR/First Aid card.

  • Experience: At least one year of physical education teaching experience at the level of application or student teaching.

    Demonstrated ability to successfully work with students and the public in a school setting. Student teaching also applies.

  • Spanish Bilingual preferred.

  • Successful experience teaching diverse populations of elementary age students.

  • Successful experience teaching similar age students.

  • Successful experience teaching similar position.

  • Successful experience/knowledge of inclusive practices to meet needs of all student ability levels.

  • Successful experience/knowledge in varied behavior management systems.

  • Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotion under control; remaining open to others' ideas and contributing to a positive team spirit.

  • Verifiable ability to work with students of varying levels of readiness.

  • Ability to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, staff or members of the community.

    Ability to draft simple correspondence and some routine reports. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Proficiency in the usage of database software, internet software, and email.Abilityto proficiently use Google Docs.Ability to type accurately and proficiently. Ability to effectively use Synergy gradebook.

  • Ability to appropriately communicate with students, school team members, parents, members of the community, partners and others including vendors, law enforcement and other agencies.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with constant interruptions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree

  • TSPC License with an Physical Education Endorsement

To view the complete job description visit: https://www.4j.lane.edu/hr/jobdescriptionsandclassif/licensedpositions/

Additional Information: Complete application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail. All applications must be submitted using the GovermentJobs website.

It is your responsibility to submit a complete application. Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview. Candidates are interviewed by appointment only. If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ALL required documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.

Required documents for this posting are:

  • Copy of Educational License(s)

  • Copy of all college (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted during the application process. If an applicant is hired they will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the start of employment.

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation. Must be from the last 2 years and one letter must be from a supervisor.

Upon offer of employment applicants must provide 4J Human Resources a complete set of official transcripts. We highly suggest that you order a set to have available in the event you are hired.

Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J. Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law. If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law. Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:

Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.

Disabled Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).

For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.



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