The Physical Education (PE) teacher will assess individual students and develop, adapt and implement specialized physical education programs in the motor domain. The PE teacher implements the state curriculum, as well as other appropriate guides and assigns work geared toward each student's needs and abilities. The PE teacher is involved in the students' behavioral, social, and physical development, helping the students adapt in social situations and engage in socially acceptable behavior. The PE teacher may also manage the behavior of students according to the Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) and best practices to create a safe physical and emotional classroom environment. The PE teacher must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Applied Behavior Analysis and demonstrate the ability to utilize its methods.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teaches classes at the elementary, middle or high level, in physical education.
- Prepares, adapts, and delivers instructional material.
- Develops suitable curricula and effective teaching methods based on assessment of students' needs.
- Evaluates students' academic and behavioral progress and participates in review and revision of IEP, as appropriate.
- Prepare individualized education program goals in consultation with parents and IEP team members.
- Designs instruction, both individual and small group, which parallels the general education curriculum for PE.
- Creates and maintains student records, and prepares necessary student reports.
- Assists other professional staff in developing Functional Behavioral Analyses and Behavior Intervention Plans based on best practices.
- Participates in teacher training, as required. The teacher shall also maintain open communication with supervisory and administrative staff who provide support and guidance throughout all aspects of the program.
- Manage gymnasium organization.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
- Must at least have a Bachelor’s degree.
- Must have at least 2 years of Physical Education experience working with students that have intellectual and developmental disability.
- Hold a current and valid Maryland teaching certificate in Physical Education appropriate for assignment.
- A skill set that includes the ability to interface in a professional manner with Linwood staff, parents, school system personnel and other professionals.
- Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
Linwood Center currently offers the following benefits to eligible employees:
- Competitive Pay
- Annual/Sick/Personal Leave
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Prescription Drug Coverage
- Employee Assistance Program
- Life Insurance & Supplemental Insurance
- Short Term / Long Term Disability Insurance
- 401k Match
- Holiday Pay
- Employee Assistance
- Bereavement Leave
Pay Rate: $50,000 to 85,000
Please apply for an Opportunity on Company's Website at www.linwoodcenter.org
Linwood Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.