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Exceptional Student Education Adapted Physical Education Teacher 

Date Posted: Oct 20, 2020

Job Description

Job Title

Position Title: Exceptional Student Education Adapted Physical Education Teacher 

Location:  Division of Exceptional Student Education

Salary: DFT Salary Schedule

Reports to: Exceptional Student Education, Autism Spectrum Disorder Supervisor

Bargaining Unit: DFT

Benefits Eligible: Yes

In accordance with the Detroit Federation of Teachers and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.

Position Summary:

The Adapted Physical Education (APE) teacher provides individualized physical education instruction or services to students in the Division of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) for students with an IEP. Adapted physical education teachers evaluate and assess motor competency, physical fitness, play, recreation, leisure, and sports skills. The APE teacher supports the development and implementation of IEPs based upon assessment findings.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools or an equivalent agency. 
    • Successful candidates who possess degrees beyond a bachelor’s degree will be eligible for the appropriate salary differential.
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate or Michigan Temporary Teaching Authorization (T2EA), Physical Education for Students with Disabilities (SP).

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides consultation to administrators, instructional staff, students, and families regarding evidence-based practices for the development of students’ motor activities, including recreation and leisure time activity.
  2. Provides direct instruction in recreation and leisure time activity.
  3. Develop appropriate, measurable IEP goals and objectives as a member of the IEP team.
  4. Plan the Physical Education program to meet student’s needs, interests, and abilities.
  5. Provides ongoing evaluation of student progress towards IEP goals and objectives.
  6. Maintain an appropriate record keeping system and prepare reports.
  7. Consultation with physical education teachers on adaptive techniques for students with adapted physical education needs.
  8. Inform parents of the student’s progress and achievements, as necessary.
  9. Engage in regular professional learning opportunities to stay current in evidence-based practices.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly in written and oral communication.
  11. Coordinates opportunities for students to participate in Special Olympics at Local, State, and National level.
  12. Creates inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities to participate with peers in general education activities.
  13. Maintain physical education equipment, inventory, and instruct students in proper use of equipment.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Security Clearance:

Internal Applicants

If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.

 

External Applicants

In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal   background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.

 

Method of Application:

Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.

Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.

DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions? Concerns? contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at (313) 240-4377 or [email protected] or 3011 West Grand Boulevard, 14th Floor, Detroit MI 48202.

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