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Company Overview

The Academy Charter Schools offers a rigorous Physical Education curriculum in an environment where students are highly motivated to participate and engage in physic al fitness. The academic program focuses on preparing students to live a healthy lifestyle, well beyond just meeting the requirements needed for graduation.  The Academy employs caring and committed staffs who promotes excellence in the classroom to ensure that students can achieve at high levels.  

Job Summary

The Academy Charter High School Physical Education teacher works to deepen students’ participation in well -rounded program involving various sports as well as a variety of physical fitness activities. The teacher is responsible for planning, developing, and delivering instruction to groups of 40-50 students as well as providing small group and one on one support and coaching.  The teacher will also oversee and lead all after school sporting activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

 

  • Teach a standards- based curriculum in both Physical Education and Health
  • Develop lesson plans and supplementary materials
  • Teach content and skills
  • Provide interactive and meaningful learning material to students, maintaining positive learning environment for active participation of students, assigning homework, and conduct periodic assessments to measure student growth and progress
  • Implement and deliver quality instruction to students and execute the instructional program by demanding higher order thinking activities from students in a progressive manner
  • Design the curriculum that challenges the learning ability of students and ensure overall development of language
  • Prepare  assignments and  create innovative methods of teaching as per the students' varying  learning style
  • Implement effective classroom management skills that builds a classroom culture
  • Actively participate in professional development and works collaboratively with colleagues and instructional leaders to improve instructional practices and student learning.
  • Build meaningful and professional relationships with students and their families
  • Lead all after school, intramural and extramural sporting activities
  • Build and liaison external relationships related in the overall high school sports program
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the school leadership.

 

Qualifications and Skills

 

  • 2-3 years teaching experience in a public high school or charter school setting, or similar background
  • Knowledge of NYSED Physical Education and Health regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from an accredited college or university, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid New York State Physical Education Certification (K-12)

 

 

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