Seeking an Adapted Physical Education Teacher

27J Schools, Brighton, Colorado

Date PostedMarch 15, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
SpecialtyPhysical Education / Health
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryCommensurate With Experience
Certificate Needed Yes, License in Physical Education issued by the Colorado Dept. of Education
Education Bachelor's Degree

Adapted Physical Education Teacher (APE) Posting:
An Adapted Physical Education Teacher (APE) in 27J Schools is responsible to ensure that students with disabilities have appropriate accommodations, adaptions and modifications available to them in order to access, participate in and make progress in the general education physical education curriculum.  The APE Teacher is responsible to work in partnership with the general education physical education teacher, the Special Education Service Providers, parents/guardians, and the student to implement the IEP who qualify for APE services.  The Adapted Physical Education (APE) will provide both direct and indirect services to students identified by their IEP (individual Education Plan) team to be eligible for APE services.

APE Qualifications:

  • Must hold or be eligible for a license in Physical Education K-12 from the Colorado Department of Education
  • Prefer applicant who holds or is eligible to obtain a certification in Adapted Physical Education via the National Consortium of Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities
    • For those applicants that do not hold an APE Certification, individual hired must be eligible to obtain within 3 years of hire date.
  • Course work in Adapted Physical Education (APE) is strongly recommended, but not required at time of application. 
  • Course work in Special Education is strongly recommended, but not required at time of application
  • A minimum of 2 yrs. experience working with students with disabilities is required at time of application 

Application Procedure:  Apply to

External applicants: Please upload a current teaching license and transcripts.
27J Current Contracted Teachers: use the Internal Application.  Substitutes are considered External applicants.

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