Adapted Physical Education (APE)
Division of Special Education
The Division of Special Education provides leadership in exemplary instructional programs, resources, consultation research and professional development. This is accomplished by collaborating with school districts, their students, their families, local agencies, and the community.
Under the direction of an administrator, to provide DIS adapted physical education instruction for special education students in severely handicapped programs, as well as for district students in regular education who require adapted physical education DIS service.
Ten months - 183 Day Assignment
Ten months: $43,101.30 - $80,021.80 per year, minimum-maximum beginning annual salary, depending upon education and experience.
Examples of duties:
-Assess physical and perceptual motor needs of students in order to develop goals and objectives, and implement instructional plans for appropriate motor programs and activities.
-Provide innovative, creative, and adapted physical education instruction for special education students.
-Maintain required records, and report and participate in the development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
-Work closely with school personnel to complement and supplement academic concepts and consult with classroom teachers regarding physical education.
-May assist with college/university students involved in observation, field work, and student teaching programs.
-Travel to multiple sites within Los Angeles County may be required.
-Candidates must be computer literate.
Must hold a baccalaureate degree with a major in physical education.
-Must hold a credential authorizing service as a teacher of physical education, with authorization in adapted education.
-Must possess knowledge of recent instructional trends related to adapted physical education.
-Additional graduate work in special education and physical education is highly desirable, including coursework in child growth and development, the exceptional child, behavior modification, independent study and seminars in adapted physical education, and practical experience with exceptional children, including volunteer work, field work, practicum, and student teaching.
-Must be in good health, be able to bend, lift, twist, and stand for extended periods of time.
-Must have available private transportation.
Interested, qualified persons are invited to submit an online employment application. Applicants are responsible for submitting a completed electronic employment application, letter of introduction, resume, copy of credentials, and three current letters of recommendation that are dated and signed within the past 12 months. All required documents must be submitted electronically with your application by the deadline date.
Contact Russell Harrison at Harrison_Russell@lacoe.edu with any questions about the process.
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