Adapted Physical Education/Health Associate Teacher

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Apr 06, 2018
Closes
May 11, 2018
Hours
Full Time

Under the supervision of the supervising teacher and/or Director of OT/PT/APE, the Adapted Physical Education/Health Associate Teacher is responsible for providing physical education classes for all students grades Pre-K through 12 and assisting with implementation of the comprehensive health curriculum for all programs within the Ivymount School, and supporting supervisor(s) in the completion of administrative tasks.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Implement Physical Education and Health Curriculum in accordance with guidelines identified by local education agencies
  • Teach Health and PE classes across all programs
  • Develop and support programs to enhance the physical development of all students
  • Oversee equipment inventory and routine maintenance
  • Oversee monitoring and maintenance of locker rooms
  • Organize and plan end of year PE events
  • Assist with CPR training for staff and students

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other related disorders
  • Knowledge of PE content, appropriate body mechanics, classroom management skills, and modifications for movements/PE skills preferred
  • Experience creating differentiated lesson plans to meet student needs
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously
  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, and using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility with regard to daily routine and responsibilities
  • Possess physical ability to perform duties of the position, and other duties as assigned
  • Possess ability to actively participate in physical education classes and programs and to assist children with movement as needed
  • Possess sufficient physical strength and stamina to move and set up equipment
  • Excellent problem solving skills

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