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PE / Health Teacher & Athletic Director at Sisters Middle School

Sisters School District

Position Title: PE/Health Teacher & Athletic Director @ Sisters Middle School
Posting Date: May 12, 2022
Position Closes: Open Until Filled
Date Available: August 29, 2022

Description: Sisters School District is in search of a highly qualified Permanent, Full-time PE/Health Teacher with an Oregon Teaching License at Sisters Middle School. This candidate will also serve as the Sisters Middle School Athletic Director. This is a 1.0 FTE position, 5 days per week, 8 hours per day from 7:30am – 3:30pm.

Sisters School District is widely recognized as an implementer of innovative programs and support systems that make success possible for every student and team member. Our family-centered community enjoys a true hometown feel with outstanding school support. With plenty of sunshine and some of the country's most beautiful outdoor scenery and activities, it's the perfect place to live, learn and teach.

Work Attitudes:
The successful applicant:
○ Possesses the skills of a dynamic teacher who loves PE, Health, and Athletics.
○ Is passionate about working with middle school students.
○ Demonstrates the ability to truly lead the PE/Heath and the SMS Athletics program and its surrounding culture in its entirety.
○ Is personable, engaging, friendly, and loves to work with middle school students.
○ Believes that all students can succeed.
○ Works collaboratively with fellow educators.
○ Creates and maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other related duties may be assigned.
• Teach classes at a proficient level based upon the SSD standards of professional practice.
• Adhere to all Oregon Administrative Rules.
• Embrace and implement researched-based instructional strategies.
• Establish daily classroom routines and conditions that allow ALL students the opportunity to access and make sense of course content.
• Be flexible and adapt to student and school need.
• Be organized, reflective, participatory and punctual.
• Make learning visible through effective questioning, student engagement, and discourse routines.
• Work frequently and cooperatively with other team members to continuously improve the instructional program.
• Reflect on the effectiveness of daily instruction and use research-based best practices to make adjustments based on student outcomes, behaviors, and feedback received.
• Effectively use computer and technology to support effective instruction and student learning.
• Evaluate and differentiate student progress and adapt individual programs to meet student needs.
• Implement Common Core curriculum, district curriculum, and school and district professional development with rigor, purpose, and planning.
• Comply with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
• Adhere to all standards established by Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) for the Competent and Ethical Educator.
• The candidate will need the background and skills to organize, direct, and promote Sisters Middle School athletic programs as an integral part of the total education program. An ability to build coaching, parent, and community partnerships to expand on our existing positive culture is essential.
• Must be technically and financially literate and have demonstrated success as a leader, organizer, and athletic program facilitator.
• Maximize student athlete participation in athletics, including students with special needs.
• Ensure Title IX requirements are met. Promote high standards of conduct for the community, coaches, and players. Demonstrate equitable commitment and support for all Outlaw athletic programs.
• Celebrate successes, honoring and recognizing acts of athletic character and hard work.
• Manage athletic schedules and administration, systems, officials, transportation and events. Responsible for hiring and developing SMS Outlaw coaches.
• Promote standards for Outlaw fans and supporters. Define and cultivate a positive and healthy sports culture for Outlaw athletes. Ensure District and OSAA athletic policies are adhered to.
• Supervise home athletic contests, and arrange for others to do so. Acts as host to officials and visiting teams, helps secure game workers.
• Establish consistent facility access guidelines. Prepare and manage the annual budget for all athletics at Sisters Middle School.
• Track and monitor all mandatory training requirements of all coaches.
• Maintain appropriate licenses and training hours as required.
• Attend work regularly.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree; at least three years’ experience.
● Must have valid TSPC Oregon teaching license with a Physical Education and Health Endorsement
● Submission of professional application materials.
● Good communication skills with staff, parents and community.

Preferred Qualifications:
● Master’s degree and appropriate coursework in content area.
● Experience with AVID program.
● PBIS Experience
● RtI Experience
● PLC Knowledge & Experience.
● Outdoor Experimental Learning.
● Social-Emotional/Trauma Informed Practice Knowledge.

Physical Abilities:
The physical abilities 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 is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Start Date: August 29, 2022

Salary: $39,667.00 - $78,023.00 Based on education and experience per CBA. Excellent benefits package and Employer-paid PERS.

Contract Days: 190 days

Submission Details: Submit your Talented Recruit & Hire Application, Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts and Three letters of recommendation on Talented Recruit and Hire @ (Link on webpage)

Contact: The HR Department for any questions regarding this position @ (541) 549-8521 #5021.

Sisters School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer