Physical Education Instructor - P.E. Teacher
Reports To: Executive Director
Responsible for teaching and safely conducting basic physical education, sports, recreation and related classes in strict compliance with the certification guidelines of local board-of-education curriculum standards. In addition, as a staff member, the Physical Education Instructor's main concerns include the safety, supervision, advising, counseling, and role modeling for our students.
ESSENTIAL OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND/OR EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
Integrity/Trust — Maintaining social, ethical, and organizational values and norms; building trust and confidence with the staff and with internal and external customers; respecting the confidentiality of personal and proprietary information.
Work Standards — Applies high performance standards to all work-related activities.
Teamwork — Supporting, facilitating, and participating in activities that promote team effectiveness; demonstrating sensitivity for the feelings and needs of team members and supporting team goals.
Communication (oral and written) — Effectively expressing ideas verbally and non-verbally and actively listening to individuals and groups; preparing and focusing presentations to the characteristics and needs of the audience; expressing ideas clearly and concisely in written form, through memoranda, letters, reports and other documents.
Planning and Organizing — Establishing a course of action with specific long-range goals for the institute; setting priorities among competing requirements and allocating resources in the most efficient and effective way; developing contingency plans that participate changes in the work environment.
Judgment — Deciding on and committing to an action on the examination of the facts at hand; finding creative solutions to situations and opportunities that arise; taking strategic risks when necessary.
While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The staff member frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The staff member is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The staff member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
While performing the essential functions of this position work is performed in a school/outdoor environment, and around moving parts and equipment where physical risks are predictable and/or controllable by observance of standard safety precautions. Heightened awareness to surroundings and observance of established safety precautions is essential in avoidance of injury or accident. Due to the nature and location of the work environment, tasks include potential for intermittent exposure to disagreeable elements, e.g., heat, humidity, inclement weather. Tasks include potential exposure to various youth illnesses and/or infectious bodily fluids.