P.E. / HEALTH TEACHER (23-24 ONLY) (#3800)

Secondary ( learn more )

Ralston School District 54

Ralston, Nebraska ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4107794
  • Application Deadline: April 8, 2023
  • Re-posted : March 17, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2023

Job Description

Position Purpose:

Under the general supervision of the building principal, to develop students’ physical skills and abilities, strength, agility, poise, coordination, and teamwork; to develop students' understanding of the importance of exercise to physical and mental well-being; and to motivate students to work towards, physical fitness, hygiene, and good health.


Essential Functions:

The following description is illustrative of the tasks and responsibilities associated with this position.  It is not meant to be an inclusive list of every task or responsibility.

  • Develops and administers physical education courses consistent with district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conductive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge of, and develops skills and abilities in, physical fitness, rhythm and dance, coordination and agility, exercise, and sports.
  • 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.
  • Assists in coordinating extra-curricular activities, including student performances, assembles, and athletic events.
  • 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.
  • Inspects equipment and field areas used to ensure they are in good and safe working order.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Maintains a regular and predictable attendance history while employed by the district
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.



  • Uses standard school and office equipment such as personal computers, printers, copy and fax machines, and telephones.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current physical education instructional methods, as well as differentiated instruction based on student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws 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.


Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:

  • Works in standard school building environment.
  • For a complete list of the physical and mental demands needed to perform the essential functions for this position, please see the Summary of Physical, Sensory, and Environmental Requirements.


Qualification Profile:

  • Certification:
    • Nebraska teaching certificate with an endorsement physical education or physical education and health.
    • Endorsement in coaching (preferred).
  • Education:  Bachelors degree in education from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience:  Successful prior teaching experience (preferred).


FLSA Status:  Exempt

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Health
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
    Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Michael Rupprecht , Executive Director of Human Resources
    • 8545 Park Drive
    • Ralston, Nebraska 68127

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