Health and Physical Education Teacher, Elementary and/or Middle Grades

College Achieve Charter School | Plainfield, NJ

Posted Date 1/06/2022
Expiration Date1/22/2022

Title: Physical Education/Health Teacher 

College Achieve Central Charter School, Plainfield NJ  Elementary and/or Middle Grades 

New Jersey CE, CEAS, or Standard Certification in Physical Education/Health required

Application should include Resume, Cover Letter, Copy of NJ Certification and 2-3 References/Letters of Reference 

Job Description

SY 21-22

Job Functions and Responsibilities

1.Assesses student abilities as related to the desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.

2.Plans and implements appropriate instruction/learning strategies and activities, including determination of the appropriate kind and level or materials. Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer technology to enhance learning.

3.Develops, adapts, modifies, and individualizes educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of students within the school’s curriculum.

4.Manages the behavior of learners in instructional settings to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process.

5.Coordinate Instructional activities.

6.Participates in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.

7.Continually assesses student achievement and maintains appropriate assessments and evaluation documentation for instructional and individual reporting purposes.

8.Ensures continuous communication with parents, both written and oral, to keep them informed of a student(s) progress.

9.Continually communicates with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.

10.Manages allotted learning time to maximize student achievement.

11.Ensures classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, and safe, and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.

12.Performs other related tasks as assigned by the building Administrator and other central office administrators as designated by College Achieve Public Schools.

13.Develops and administers Physical Education classes consistent with school district goals and objectives.

14.Teaches knowledge of, and develops skills and abilities in, physical fitness, rhythm and dance, coordination and agility, exercise, and sports

15.Develops students' concepts in leadership, teamwork, responsibility and social skills; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and appropriate feedback to regarding student progress, expectations, and goals.

16.Conducts ongoing assessment of student growth and progress in physical educational activities, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.

17.Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.

18.Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.

19.Assists in coordinating extra-curricular activities, including student performances, assembles, and athletic events.

20.Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of current physical education instructional methods, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding education and students, as well as relating to health education.
Knowledge of physiology, health and nutrition, biology and biological functions, anatomy, hygiene, exercise, and best ways to promote physical and mental well-being.
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Education
  • Valid CE, CEAS, or standard professional teaching certificate in Physical Education and Health Education
  • Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and human relations skills.
  • Ability to select instructional planning, management, and evaluation procedures that relate to student needs and the demands of the instructional environment.
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


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