Washington Elementary School District No. 6

Teacher - Physical Education (10449)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleTeacher - Physical Education
Posting ID10449

Pay Grade: Certified Salary Schedule                                                         

Accountable To: Principal                

FLSA Status: Exempt                      


Creation/Revision Date: January 12, 2023



Under general direction, incumbent(s) provides quality instruction through planned lessons, diagnosing learning needs, creating and leading engaging learning activities, utilizing assessments to monitor student progress, and communicating with administration and parents.  Creating a flexible classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed.


Essential Functions:

  • Teaches district approved curriculum and Arizona State standards.
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conference, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  • Evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  • Plans and coordinate the work of teacher aides, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
  • Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student work.
  • Incorporates technology into lesson plans.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors.
  • Establishes and enforces classroom management structure and rules that ensure the academic engagement and the physical and mental safety of all students.
  • Celebrates the achievements and successes of students
  • Maintains knowledge of grade level content and standards for the students they serve.
  • Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications.  Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

  • Obtain and Maintain an appropiate Arizona Department of Education Teaching Certification for the position hired.
  • Obtain and Maintain an Arizona Department of Public Safety Identifty Verified Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of state and national standards, district curriculum and instructional materials and assessments.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of interpreting data and assessments to make instructional decisions.
  • Supports school and district mission and vision.
  • Utilizes effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, dependability, organization, and collaboration.
  • Establishes rapport with peers and parents.
  • Is willing to participate in district training for coaching.
  • Demonstrates lifelong learning.
  • Seeks opportunities to demonstrate leadership.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements 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 talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Reasonable accommodations may be made While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The Washington Elementary School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Washington Elementary School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students. For information regarding discrimination grievance or complaint procedures contact the Executive Director for Human Resources at 602.347.2801.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$48,000.00 - $57,300.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/26/2023