January and Spring classes will also be available M/W/F or T/Th between 8:00am-3:30pm.
Instructor(s) needed to teach Beginning Badminton (PHED 163) and Personalized Fitness Programming (PHED 100). Instructor is responsible for creating syllabus, delivering all instruction, monitoring student progress and submitting final course grades. Instructors are expected to abide by department policies and procedures and attend to stated learning outcomes.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Plan and organize elements of course design.
Provide safe and effective course instruction.
Monitor student progress through formal and informal assessments.
Submit final grades by university deadline.
Abide by university and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic components of physical fitness.
Ability to provide proper skill instruction and skill development relative to the activity being taught.
Knowledge of basic pedagogical strategies as they pertain to the activity being taught.
Knowledge of basic safety and first aid.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Enthusiasm for living a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude are essential.
Bachelor’s degree in physical education or a closely related field.
Master’s degree strongly preferred.
Experience teaching structured physical activity courses at the high school or college level.
Classes are taught in a classroom, gym and/or general fitness facilities as appropriate to the activity.
Work environment requires an independent problem solver who is also collaborative and collegial.
Ability to effectively teach and demonstrate the basic skills needed to perform the specific physical activity or activities being taught.
Ability to effectively supervise students who are spread out over large spaces.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references, and a list of courses prepared to teach online at http://employment.plu.edu. Applications will be accepted through the online process only.
For questions or more information, please contact Karen McConnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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