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Physical Education Teacher

St. Joseph’s Villa

Under the direction and guidance of the Principal of Dooley School, this position is responsible for providing instruction in the area of Physical Education following the curriculum set forth by the Virginia Department of Education. The Physical Education teacher provides instruction support to all students at Dooley School, Brook Road Academy and Sarah Dooley Center for Autism. This teacher is responsible for elementary students as well as middle and high school students.

All work is performed safely, effectively, to the highest ethical standards, and in accordance with regulatory and accrediting standards and St. Joseph’s Villa’s mission, values, and guiding principles.

The Physical Education provide students with the knowledge, processes, and skills to become physically fit and responsible in their choices in physical activity and behaviors for a lifetime. The teacher provides instruction of the 5 standard areas: Skilled Movement; Movement Principles and Concepts; Personal Fitness; Responsible Behavior, and Physically Active Life Style.

Maintains sight and sound supervision of students.

Designs appropriate and complete lesson plans, including objectives, modalities, and tools to assess skill development, to support individual student development and to comply with mandated requirements such as Standards of Learning (SOL) and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

Ensures appropriate and sufficient learning materials and resources are available for all students.

Evaluates students’ mastery of the skills and modifies delivery modalities as needed

Uses approved behavior management techniques to maintain safety in the classroom and work with students in crisis.

Confers weekly with Special Education teachers and Alternative Education teacher to assess progress in Physical Skills.

Works with Special Education teachers and Alternative Education teacher to prepare monthly reports, IEP progress notes and report cards.

Advises Principal of any performance issues in the classroom, whether student or staff-based. Reports any unsafe condition or maintenance matters to the Principal.

Assists in planning, coordinating, and implementing therapeutic recreational activities in conjunction with other staff.

Develops curriculum and selects materials for the classroom in collaboration with the Principal and Director of Children Education Services.

Models appropriate professional behavior and dress.

Promotes good community relations and utilizes needed community services.

Participates in staff meetings and other staff and program group activities, including after school and evening programs, essential for the operation of an effective psycho-educational program. Assumes active role in designing and implementing in-service training programs on innovations in the field.

Supports student athletics and plans sports activities for the campus.

Evaluates work processes and methods and submits recommendations for continuous quality improvement.

Attends scheduled training programs for professional development that includes, at a minimum, trainings required by St. Joseph’s Villa and by regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Performs other duties as directed or required.

Required Qualifications:
BS/BA degree in Health and Physical Education or Recreation Related Current and valid Virginia teaching license with endorsement in Physical Education One (1) or more year’s classroom experience with students with special education (or alternative education) needs. Understanding of the needs of students with disabilities Proficiency with Windows, MSOffice (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet research and assistive technology Valid VA driver’s license with excellent driving record
Medical Vision Dental 403(b) Short/Long term Disability PTO Sick
How to apply:
Please visit our careers page at https://www.neverstopbelieving.org/get-involved/ to complete an online application. If you need further assistance, please contact: Almenta Baker Staff Recruiter abaker@sjvmail.net (804)-553-3214
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