ADAPTED P E TEACHER - 195 DAY

Location
Manassas, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Ref
00031591
JOB STATUS: OPEN

EFFECTIVE: SY 2019-20

POSTING DATE: 06/11/2019

CLOSING DATE: 06/12/2020 04:30 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00031591

LOCATION: TITLE VI-B

POSITION TITLE: ADAPTED P E TEACHER - 195 DAY

REPORTS TO:
Administrative Coordinator for OI, APE, OT and PT Special Education Department

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of grade levels for health and physical education; knowledge of child growth and development; knowledge of Prince William County Public Schools health and physical education curriculum and public school mission, goals and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory related to health and physical education; ability to plan and implement lessons using the Instructional Process and based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of assigned students; ability to utilize multi-media and computer technology, as appropriate; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents; skill in oral and written communication; excellent human relations skills. PWCS is interested in candidates with ESL and bilingual credentials and foreign language fluency.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of Collegiate Professional or Post Graduate Professional license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with endorsement in health and physical education. Must be eligible for Virginia Teacher Certification Program or license.

Special Requirements Assignments are itinerant, therefore possession of a valid automobile operator's license to operate a vehicle in Virginia and their own car is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, run, walk on uneven and/or sloping surfaces.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance; occasionally lift and/or move up 100 pounds, with assistance; lift and/or move up to 150 pounds; when more than 150 pounds must be moved, a hydraulic lift is to be used. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. There are multiple work environments (examples: classroom, hallways, playground, gym). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however at times it can be loud.

BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:

Under the general supervision of a principal and special education administrative coordinator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides adapted physical education services for students K-12. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required; carries out a variety of student monitoring and control activities; performs related duties as assigned. Adapted Physical Education Teachers are certified teachers who provide physical education services for special education students ages 5- 21 when these services are needed for a student to benefit from the physical education program. Adapted Physical Education is generally defined as a diversified program of developmental activities, games, sports and rhythms, suited to the interests, capacities and limitations of students with disabilities who may not safely or successfully participate in the activities of the general physical education program. Adapted Physical Education Teachers analyze strengths and weaknesses and prepare an intervention plan to maximize student educational performance. They collaborate with team members to provide therapeutic interventions, environmental adaptations, and instructional modifications to support student achievement in the educational setting.

DIMENSIONS:

Budget Responsibilities: None Employees Supervised: None Number of Schools: All are itinerant and provide services in assigned schools

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:

NOTHING IN THIS SPECIFICATION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS IN CONFLICT WITH ANY PROVISION OF THE TEACHER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION PROGRAM, ITS STANDARDS, GUIDELINES, OR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS. The responsibilities of Adapted Physical Education Teachers shall include, but not be limited to: 1. Implementing an instructional program, which provides appropriate learning experiences for each student. 2. Delivering instruction in adherence to the Prince William County Curriculum documents regarding specific teaching assignments. 3. Assessing student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes. 4. Planning appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate principles of learning, classroom organizational structures, and kind and level of materials. 5. Being responsible for student accounting. 6. Manages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process. 7. Cooperating with and participating in the planning and the evaluation of the adapted physical education program. 8. Participating in the in-service education program of the schools and school system. 9. Coordinates instructional activities and collaborates with other professional staff both school and nonschool-based, as required, to maximize learning opportunities. 10. Following the ethics of the profession. 11. Enforcing policies and regulations as established by the Prince William County School Board and staff in accordance with program guidelines. 12. Supporting actively parent/student/teacher relationships through a variety of means. 13. Supervising pupil activities in buildings and on grounds during school hours and being responsible for the conduct and safety of the students in the classroom and on school ground. No group of students should be left unattended. 14. Adhering to county and school disciplinary procedures. GENERAL • Travel to assigned schools. • Make scheduling decisions for service delivery in the least restrictive environment based on individual student and school needs. • Respond to Child Study observation requests; provide recommendations in developing Child Study plans as needed. • Consult with educational staff on specific program needs as appropriate. • Respond to evaluation referrals for students with disabilities. Adapted Physical Education Teachers select appropriate evaluation tools, evaluate students, interpret findings, and report results. • Assist the IEP team in determining present level of performance/function and developing Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) goals and objectives. • Maintain oral and written communication with educational personnel, parents, and community agencies regarding assigned schools and students. • Participate in the selection of necessary adaptive equipment.

DAYS: 195

FULL TIME/PART TIME: Full-Time

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