Apr 06, 2021

PE Co Teacher- IDEA Mission Academy (21-22)

  • IDEA Public Schools
  • Mission, TX, USA
Para-Professional

Job Description


Description
Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools :

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!

IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in Tampa Bay , FL (2021) , Jacksonville, FL (2022) , and Cincinnati, OH (2022) !

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

To learn more about IDEA, check out this video .

About the Rio Grande Valley :

Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX , to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Count ies ) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.

RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEA's mission of college for all , as only 1 out of 17 students currently graduate college ready . Our mission holds true as we have over 5,000 IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from, 30 0 colleges and universities across the country.



Join our passionate team of changemakers in south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to 55 schools, serving over 38,000 students in 2022.

Role Mission:

IDEA Physical Education staff instruct students in Academy Grades {PreK-5} and/or College Preparatory Grades {6-12} in all physical education aspects. The physical education program strives to develop students' personal fitness and skill-related abilities. The program reinforces students' understanding and application of fitness concepts and motor skills through a variety of movement forms and activities .



Responsibilities:
  • Assistin the educational development of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teachers
  • Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records.
  • Successfully implement the designated Physical Education curriculum.
  • Participate in lesson practice and delivery of unit plans with lead PE Teacher
  • Communicate students' progress with student and family on a weekly basis
  • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students' character and sense of community in the classroom fostering a social and emotional well-being in PE environments.
  • Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Provide where necessary modifications to lessons and session activity to meet all students' needs
  • Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions
  • Steward the campus impact as a Healthy Kids Here campus representative
  • Engage in minimal summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development
  • Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week
  • Additional responsibilities may include; after school Atheltics or clubs team coaching , campus behavior management roles, supporting other classroom spaces (as monitor), other reasonable duties apply


We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:
  • Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
  • Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve more quickly
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes
  • We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students.
Qualifications:
  • Education: At least48 college hours required or bachelor's degree
  • P referabl e focus in { physical education , kinesiology or physiology, physical therapy, or nutrition and health }
  • Currently enrolled in a valid state certification program; specifically targeting a PE or health education certification.
  • Experience: Some e xperience in a classroom setting or with children in a similarly large group or team setting "parks and rec. / scouts clubs / fitness programs..."
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability and motivat e students to participate in various forms of fitness and health impacting activities.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior , in a large group setting indoors and out.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills that will positively influence colleagues, students, and parent community members.
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment
Compensation:
  • Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $ 14 for 0 years of experienceand $17
  • Hourly co-teachers earnings are paid out over a 12-month period

IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.


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