Physical Education Teacher

Physical education (PE) teachers work in schools and colleges, teaching sport and fitness to young people.

Physical Education Teacher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Physical Education Teacher to join our team.


  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members to help students improve health, behavior, and learning needs;
  • Enables students to work toward their IEP goals and plan lessons accordingly;
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress;
  • Participates in curriculum developmental;
  • Implement, by instruction and action, DECA’s mission and core values ;
  • Mediate student conflicts to the best of your ability;
  • Celebrate student accomplishments;
  • Participate in the IEP process as required;
  • Hold students accountable for their academic progress;
  • Strive to continually improve professional competence;
  • Assist in identifying, establishing, and monitoring learning opportunities for students;
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and factual records on each student as required by school law;
  • Assess and facilitate the strengths and needs of the whole learner: physically, socially and emotionally, and intellectually/academically;
  • Ensure that each student employs materials prescribed by school staff (personal learning plans, planners, journals, etc. as applicable);
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans and substitute lesson plans.


  • BA Degree required;
  • SPED Licensure in addition to PE licensure preferred;
  • Valid driver’s license. Valid DEEC CORI/Background check;
  • Valid Ohio License for the assigned grade, and/or subject(s); Health Education (K-12) License preferred;
  • Must hold a valid teacher license in K-8 physical education for the state in which you are applying;
  • PE teaching licensure;
  • Candidates with experience working with at-risk students – preferred, if applicable to the school;
  • Experience working in school setting required.