Physical Education Instructor
Posted date [2020-Jun-06]  (ID: 1450)
Accredited through AdvancED, a Pre-K to Highschool Islamic school in Plano, Tx. American Montessori Society Affiliate for Primary Montessori (Pre-k 3 to K.G).

Physical Education Instructor


Provide physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or young adults.

FLSA Classification


Essential Functions

Reguires long periods of standing, running, being active, use of arms and legs, using equipment for demonstrations and/or participation. Sitting in a chair to prepare lesson plans. Able to visually monitor students from far and close.

Preferred Education and Experience

Two years classroom experience and/or Bachelor's Degree in Physical or Sports Education.


Education and Training

 - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.


 - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods.

Law and Government

 - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

English Language

 - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Sociology and Anthropology

 - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

Customer and Personal Service

 - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


Basic Skills

  • Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Learning Strategies Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

  • Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Social Skills

  • Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

  • Instructing Teaching others how to do something.

  • Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

  • Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

  • Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.

  • Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Complex Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Technical Skills

  • Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

  • Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

  • Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Systems Skills

  • Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Systems Analysis Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

  • Systems Evaluation Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Resource Management Skills

  • Management of Material Resources Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

  • Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of students.

Desktop Computer Skills

  • Spreadsheets Using a computer application to enter, manipulate, and format text and numerical data; insert, delete, and manipulate cells, rows, and columns; and create and save worksheets, charts, and graphs.

  • Presentations Using a computer application to create, manipulate, edit, and show virtual slide presentations.

  • Internet Navigating the Internet to find information, including the ability to open and configure standard browsers; use searches, hypertext references, and transfer protocols; and send and retrieve electronic mail (e-mail).

  • Navigation Using scroll bars, a mouse, and dialog boxes to work within the computer's operating system. Being able to access and switch between applications and files of interest.

  • Word Processing Using a computer application to type text, insert pictures, format, edit, print, save, and retrieve word processing documents.

  • Graphics Working with pictures in graphics programs or other applications, including creating simple graphics, manipulating the appearance, and inserting graphics into other programs.

  • Databases Using a computer application to manage large amounts of information, including creating and editing simple databases, inputting data, retrieving specific records, and creating reports to communicate the information.

  • Software:  Sycamore Education, Google Meet, Zoom meeting, Google Drive applicaitons

Work Context

Body Positioning

  • Requires walking and running

  • Requires standing


  • Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams

  • Requires writing letters and memos

  • Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise)

  • Requires use of electronic mail

  • Requires telephone conversations


  • Includes conflict situations

  • Requires dealing with violent or physically aggressive people


  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable

Impact of Decisions

  • Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company

  • Opportunity to make decisions without supervision

  • Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization

Job Hazards

  • Includes exposure to disease or infections

Level of Challenge

  • Freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals

Pace and Scheduling

  • Requires meeting strict deadlines

Personal Interaction

  • Requires coordinating or leading others in accomplishing work activities

  • Requires work with others in a group or team

Responsibility for Others

  • Includes responsibility for the health and safety of others

Work Setting

  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions

  • Requires outside instruction classes in hot or cold conditions

  • Standing in outdoors for drop off/pick up duty in harsh weather conditions; hot, cold, rain, snow

  • Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people

Job Title Physical Education Instructor
Post Details
Posted By Good Tree Academy
Job Function Teacher
Start Date August 1, 2020
Cell Phone
Email hr(at)
Location 3600 K Ave, Plano, TX
Deadline 2020-Aug-01
Sponsorship No
Location Location -> TX - Texas
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Education & Training