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Job Title: Elementary Physical Education Teacher
Reports To: Principal
School: Clifton Elementary 
Start Date: August 2021
 
JOB SUMMARY
 
The P.E. educator is the primary instructional delivery person for student health and wellness, and fitness
and growth. The educator also promotes and supports the center team’s health and wellness. The educator
collaborates with school team members and provides strategies and supports for increasing student
movement and fitness within the regular classroom. The position is demanding, varied and complex. The
educator must be collaborative, a relationship builder, have excellent communication and interpersonal
skills, and be well trained in P.E. content knowledge, early learners, and effective and engaging teaching
strategies.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education/Certification: 
·         Bachelor's degree 
 
·         Valid Texas teaching certificate
 
·         Current first aid, CPR and AED certification or ability to acquire certification
 
·         Knowledge of curriculum, instruction and TEKS for elementary physical education
 
·         Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
 
·         Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 
 
EXPERIENCE: 
·         Experience as a P.E. teacher preferred, but not required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of 
the following tasks. Other related duties may be assigned.
 
1. Demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm with a genuine passion for teaching young learners.
2. Demonstrate the ability to create a child-centered classroom.
3. Facilitates children’s physical, cognitive and social and emotional learning through lessons designed
to sequentially develop skills appropriate to their ability and confidence levels.
4. Provides engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for
young children.
5. Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, rhythms and dance utilizing
curriculum and other appropriate learning activities.
6. Provides maximum participation for all students; differentiates as needed to ensure all students
experience success.
7. Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of games, rhythms, and
fundamentals of body movement.
8. Develops engaging and effective lesson plans and supplementary materials.
9. Provides ongoing formative feedback to students.
10. Demonstrates a growth mindset individually and supports this development with all students.
11. Communicates in developmentally appropriate ways through a humane, sensitive approach that
clearly communicate that every child, regardless of ability, can succeed and will benefit from a
physically active, healthy lifestyle.
12. Implements and supports school-wide programs to include PBIS, Growth Mindset, etc.
13. Collaborates with school team members in providing ideas and support to increase health and
wellness, movement and activity within the classroom.
14. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive
environment in the physical education areas that supports and aligns with the school-wide PBIS
Framework.
15. Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and playground areas
to ensure the overall safety of students.
16. Evaluates fitness and social and emotional growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps
appropriate records as necessary.
17. Maintains control of storage, PE equipment, recess equipment, locker room, and school property.
18. Evaluates each student’s growth in physical skills and knowledge and collaborates with center staff to
share with parents.
19. Provides support for school-wide assemblies.
20. Actively supports and builds a strong positive culture and learning environment.
21. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with team members, parents, community members, and
partners to improve the instructional program and student success.
22. Effectively use technology to support effective instruction and student learning.
23. Communicates with parents and team members on student progress.
24. Supervises students in and out of the classroom.
25. Models non discriminatory practices in all activities.
26. Maintains appropriate licenses and training hours as required.
27. Complies with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
28. Adheres to all standards established by Teachers Standards and Practices Commissions for
Competent and Ethical Educators.
29. Adheres to all Oregon Administrative Rules related to licensed educators.
30. Attends work regularly.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of instructional aide(s) if needed.
 
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used : Personal computer and peripherals, and other instructional equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: May require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities, control behavior
through physical restraint, assist non-ambulatory students, and lift and move adaptive and other classroom equipment; may work
prolonged or irregular hours
Environment: Exposure to biological hazards
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress
 
Submit application and any supporting documents to:
Ronda Kroll, Clifton Elementary Principal
1000 Key Avenue Clifton, Texas 76634
ronda.kroll@cliftonisd.org
254-675-1875