Co-Ed MS Physical Education Teacher, Douglas Unified School District #27

Co-Ed MS Physical Education Teacher


Job ID:


April 13, 2019

Contact Information:
Douglas Unified School District #27
1132 E. 12th Street
Douglas, AZ 85607
District Website

Gemma Quinonez
Phone: 520-364-2447
Fax: 520-224-2470
District Email

Job Description:
SUMMARY: Provides support to the instructional process with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas. This includes developing lesson plans and delivering group and/or individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines, collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues. Additionally, the classroom teacher responds to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding the instructional program and student progress. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Understands and administers the curriculum guides of the District as based on state and common core standards Develops lesson plans and instructional materials based on district curriculum guides, standards, and expectations; includes emergency plans in the case of absence and/or illness Establishes and communicates well-defined objectives for each lesson, including relevant projects and activities Translates lesson plans into learning experiences that reflect research-based instructional strategies, including a variety of instructional strategies such as inquiries, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc. and addresses the individual needs, interests, abilities, and maturity levels of the students Communicates and plans with other members of the staff in the delivery of meaningful instruction for shared students who participate in other programs such as special education programs, CTE, ELL, etc. Attends staff meetings and district in-service programs; serves on curriculum and other school committees as requested and able Is responsible for discharging instructional and non-instructional school-related activities in a thorough and timely manner Supervises, evaluates, and provides work assignments to assigned instructional assistants and/or student teachers; works collaboratively with teachers throughout the District; may be responsible for the evaluation and supervision of classified staff Acts as a supportive and contributing member of the professional staff by participating in group decision making, and contributes to the development of a positive, cooperative educational environment Participates in professional development activities to enhance professional skills and maintain Arizona certification Evaluates, provides, and maintains accurate reports and records of individual student progress on a regular basis; this includes accurate attendance records, grade reports, and special program requirements Identifies and refers unusual student behavior to the appropriate specialists Reports any student injury or illness or injury to self on school grounds or at school events to the site nurse and principal Enforces and follows the school and district approved discipline plan Is responsible for the supervision of students at all times on school grounds or at school events Advises administration in accordance with established policies and completes all required forms accurately and in a timely manner. Accounts and maintains inventory for classroom, school and district property as required Advises administration of needed repairs, replacements and/or unsafe building conditions as soon as they occur Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student educational needs and progress Interprets and communicates school policies and programs to students and parents KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of strategies and materials for the education of children Ability to review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public Knowledge of data usage, including collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting Ability to communicate effectively using all forms of communication; Ability to maintain confidentiality Produce accurate work and complete assignments with minimal supervision Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies Ability to handle confrontation and conflict EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree Valid Arizona Teacher certificate with Required Endorsements Valid AZ IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card