Aurora Charter School, a K-8 school which teaches in both English and Spanish and serves primarily Latino students, is currently seeking a Physical Education Teacher to teach grades K-8 for the 2019-2020 school year.

– Valid K-12 Physical Education license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education
– Bilingual in English and Spanish required

Job Goal:
To develop in each pupil an understanding of the relationship of good body function and exercise; to motivate each pupil to cultivate physical fitness, hygienic habits, and good social and emotional adjustment; to discover and develop talents of pupils in physical achievement; to develop strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual, and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each pupil’s ability.

Skills and Responsibilities:
– Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, rhythms and dance, and individual, dual, or team sports, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
– Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
– Develops a balanced physical education program.
– Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge’s, and strategies of formal sports, games rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
– Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil, to the extent feasible.
– May teach Physical Education classes for handicapped pupils.
– Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to insure the over-all safety of pupils.
– Maintains control of storage and use of school-owned property.
– Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
– Evaluates each pupil’s growth in physical skills, knowledge, and contribution in team sports.
– Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
– Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he/she will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.
– Selects and requisitions equipment and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
– Communicates with parents and appropriate school personnel on pupil progress.
– Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
– Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
– Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
– Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
– Attends required staff meetings both during and after school hours.
– Performs other duties as assigned by the administration.

-Full-time employees are offered health and dental insurance. Based on the health plan selected, the school pays all or the majority of the employee’s insurance premium.
-Employees are offered a variety of voluntary benefits.
-All employees are offered paid time off for illness, personal days, and bereavement.
-All employees are automatically enrolled in a retirement plan. Both the employee and the school contribute to retirement.

8/12/2019

Beginning salaries are determined based on years of experience and level of education.