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Physical Education Teacher

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 #: EAN14691
Posting Date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

Physical Education Teacher

Location: Southeast High School

Position Function: 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:
• Instructs through lectures, discussions and demonstrations in one or more subjects such as English, mathematics, or social studies
• Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
• Creates, administers, and grades tests to evaluate student progress
• Establishes and enforces rules and procedures which help to maintain order in the classroom
• Observes, evaluates, and prepares reports on the progress of students
• Discusses students’ problems and progress with parents and staff
• Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops
• Prepares classroom instructions to promote students’ 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

Limited travel between schools and central offices may be required

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

Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259’s guidelines for equipment use.

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

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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