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Physical Education Teacher

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Summary Information:
Employer: Wichita Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Physical Education
School / Org: Southeast High School
Location Wichita, Kansas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN12594
Posting Date: 20 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Physical Education Teacher

Location: Southeast High School

Position Purpose: Teaches and facilitates learning and maintains academic progress, discipline, and records for students at the high school grade level. Works with parents and students to provide and implement classroom education to meet the needs of all students.

Essential Performance Responsibilities:
- Instruct through lectures, discussions and demonstrations in one or more subjects such as English, mathematics, or social studies
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
- Collaborate and communicate with staff to meet the educational needs of students
- Create, administer, and grade tests to evaluate student progress
- Establish and enforce rules and procedures which help to maintain order in the classroom
- Observe, evaluate, and prepare reports on the progress of students. Discusses studentsí problems and progress with parents and staff
- Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops
- Prepare classroom instructions to promote studentsí success on state assessment exams
- Observes, enforces and is directed by the policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the school district

Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisors

Equipment: Must be able to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259ís guidelines for equipment use.

Physical and Mental Demands:
- Must be able to respond rapidly in emergency situations
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, twist balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift up to 20 pounds

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students
- Ability to maintain a classroom of approximately 20 students
- Ability and patience to work interactively with students
- Skill in organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to deliver teaching instruction in accordance with improved curriculum and standards
- Excellent skills in verbal and written communication
- Ability to understand the individual needs of each student
- Ability to effectively use Microsoft Outlook and the student information system

Interrelations: Contact with students, instructional staff, administrators and the community. Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy. Must exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude at all times.

Qualification Profile:
- Current Kansas State teaching license required
- Classroom teaching experience

FSLA Status: Exempt

Position Specifics: Secondary Physical Education endorsement required

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