Teacher, Phys Ed & Intervention-Full Time
Job Title: Teacher- Physical Education & Interventionist
Reports To: Building Principal
Building: Galewood Early Elementary
Physical Education: The Physical Education teacher is responsible for organizing innovative games and challenges that promote physical activity among all students at Galewood Early Elementary School. The goal is to develop motor skills, physical development, proper exercise, and eating habits among all students. The teacher must be knowledgeable about healthy life practices and use every day, relevant situations to teach these practices, must be creative and resourceful in using school space and limited resources to provide physical activities, and be flexible and engaging as an instructor for students in an early childhood educational setting. Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
Interventionist: Assist in fostering student growth in a resource capacity for elementary students identified as eligible for special education services. Strong curricular knowledge regarding math and ELA as well as a clear understanding of appropriate interventions and accommodations.
Essential Job Duties:
- Teaches District approved curriculum to facilitate children’s physical, cognitive and social and emotional learning through lessons designed to sequentially develop skills appropriate to their ability and confidence levels.
- Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
- Provides engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for young children.
- Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process, maximizing participation for all students; differentiates as needed to ensure all students experience success.
- Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
- Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment, providing ideas and support to increase health and wellness, movement and activity within the classroom.
- Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community. Assumes responsibility for meeting course and school-wide student performance goals.
- Devise and implement situational and/or on-going intervention and education sessions with classroom groups.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.
- All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.
Education, Experience, Skill Required:
- Bachelor Degree in Education
- Valid Michigan teaching certificate with special education endorsement.
- State of Michigan teacher certification required.
- Able to meet state and federal guidelines to be considered “Highly Qualified”.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of elementary school curriculum and philosophy, effective instruction principles, assessment procedures, and learning and motivation theory.
- Demonstrates the personal qualities of an effective teacher including the ability to collaborate with other staff and the ability to communicate well with a wide variety of audiences both in writing and verbally.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and, to coordinate and direct the work of others.
- Demonstrated ability to interact proactively with parents.
- Prior professional development in early literacy and subject matter literacy.
- Prior professional development in balanced literacy (LIFT/BLT/Language!/Reading Recovery).
- Prior knowledge of state standards and state assessment tools.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Until Filled
DATE WANTED: 2019-2020 School Year
TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.charlottenet.org and complete an online application.
Charlotte Public Schools complies with all state and federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all regulations of the U.S. Department of Education. It is the policy of Charlotte Board of Education that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, or handicap shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which it is responsible.