Volunteers of America Southwest Physical Education Teacher (PE Teacher) in El Centro, California

About us: Ballington Academy is a public charter school educating students from Transitional Kindergarten to grade six.i We offer an innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum forialligrades using a hands-on project-based learning approach, teaching real-world, 21st century skills.iWe are seeking caring individuals who have a passion for empowering children and families with the tools to live a better quality of life. i For more information, visit http://www.ballingtonacademy.org/about.html. Job Opportunity:We are looking for a Physical Education Teacher to join our staff. Are you passionate about helping all students reach their potential? Do you love working in a bright, active, positive environment? Are you interested in joining an organization devoted to helping all children succeed? If so, we want to hear from you. We take our commitment to our students seriously, so we expect you to do the same. The ideal candidate must be highly organized, creative, detail-oriented, adaptable, patient, caring, and a great communicator.iThis part-time position is in El Centro, CA.iThe Physical Education Specialist works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child.i The Specialist will help Transitional Kindergarten through 6th grade students develop physical abilities and healthy habits, encourage and motivate children to be active, and help discover and develop talents of students in physical achievement. The ideal candidate will help students grow in strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each studentis ability. Job Duties:Teaches courses and creates syllabi aligned to grade level curriculum, Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Interdisciplinary Themes and Skills. Participates in curriculum development programs within the schools and/or on a district level. Performs student diagnostics for appropriate learning goals. Performs instructional planning in meeting children's individual needs and abilities that include acceleration, remediation or intervention. Creates and implements instructional design in meeting various modalities of learning (visual, kinesthetic, auditory, tactile). This includes structuring the learning environment to enable each child to experience success or, if this seems difficult to achieve, initiates steps with the support of the home to move the child to learning environment more appropriate to his learning style and ability.Cooperates with other professionals and parents in assessing and helping children solve health, attitude and learning concerns. Cooperatively establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve the functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Conducts assessments of student performance and learning objectives that include academic and social growth, making appropriate modifications and adjustments throughout the year. Performs other duties as assigned.Job Qualifications:iMust be in possession of a valid Single Subject Teaching Credential.Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's in related field, including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.Must possess valid California Teaching Credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent). Consideration will be given to Single Subject Credentials in areas related to Arts, Music, Agriculture, and Science.Must have at least 1-3 years of teaching experience, experience in elementary schools and/or elementary charter schools preferred.iMust be competent in the use of multiple computer software packages and Office applications including, but not limited to: Word, Outlook, PPT, Excel, manage data through virtual networks, internet applications, databases and webpage publishing tools. Must have knowledge of and competence in California State Standards, 21st century interdisciplinary themes and skills, and instructional technolog