Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Physical Education Teacher

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator


TERM: 10 months (200-day contract), Exempt

JOB GOAL: To create a classroom environment that fosters, promotes, and develops an understanding of the relationship of healthy body function and exercise that motivates each student to cultivate physical fitness and appropriate social emotional adjustment.


  • Bachelor's degree as required by the State of Tennessee
  • Teacher's certificate with qualifying endorsement area
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years

Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  1. Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, and individual, dual or team sports, utilizing curriculum designated and other appropriate learning activities.
  2. Works cooperatively with other physical education teachers in planning and implementing a balanced physical education program.
  3. Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of formal sports, games, rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
  4. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
  5. Provides appropriate safety instruction and makes safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students.
  6. Maintains control of storage and use of school property.
  7. Evaluates each student's growth in physical skills, knowledge, and contribution in team sports.
  8. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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