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Adaptive Physical Education Instructor (9 month)


The adapted physical education teacher provides physical educational instruction to students at Windfall School. This process includes assessment/evaluation of needs, determining and working toward achievement of IEP goals/objectives, and instruction tailored to individual needs. The A.P.E. teacher will need to develop and maintain and working relationship as a team member for each student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teach physical education concepts/skills to students Preschool-Grade 12, with concept teaching reflected in weekly lesson plans.
  • Assess current motor skills and fitness levels.
  • Adapt curriculum/physical education activities to individual student’s need.
  • Write measurable goals, objectives, profile information, and present level of performance for students’ IEPs.
  • Collect data on IEP goals and objectives and other student programs as determined appropriate (e.g. behavior, P.T., O.T.), using that information for intervention decisions and when writing progress reports.
  • Collaborate/consult with classroom teachers, physical therapists/assistants, occupational therapists/assistants, speech therapists, and behavior support specialists to provide consistent programming for students.
  • Work cooperatively with IEP team members in planning and implementing the most effective programming for students.
  • Choose, obtain, and maintain materials/equipment needed to effectively teach Windfall students.
  • Maintain control and storage of agency owned equipment used for A.P.E. purposes.
  • Communicate with parents, administration, and colleagues regarding students’ performance.
  • Support the mission and philosophy of the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • Attends staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Attends educational meetings and conferences at request of supervisor.


Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Physical Education. Master’s degree preferred. Coursework or equivalent experience in areas of autism, challenging behaviors, and multiple disabilities. Previous experience in working with students with significant disabilities is beneficial.

Applicant must also meet the requirements below…

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software, internal network functions, and Word Processing software. Must meet agency computer literacy requirements.
  • Position also requires appropriate Ohio Department of Education teaching license in Special Education with an emphasis on moderate to intensive needs, certification in Adapted Physical Education or willingness to acquire within specified time frame.
  • Must hold current CPR/First Aid Certification.
  • Must hold valid State of Ohio driver’s license. Must meet agency driving requirements
  • Must successfully complete a BCI/FBI background check.
  • Must be available to work a varied and flexible schedule to meet the needs of assigned individuals.
  • Must meet all other agency employment requirements. Must meet all requirements as outlined on the attached job description.

Salary: Minimal $35,644 annual

Hours: 35 hours per week; 9 month position

Available: August 19, 2019

Date Posted: May 29, 2019

Posting Removal Date: once filled

Celeste Bajorek
Asst. Director of Children’s Services
Phone: 330-725-7751 ext. 227

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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