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Tehama County Department of Education

Salary: $260.80 – $463.75/day

Under general supervision, plan, develop, and implement an adapted physical education program for individualized educational programs for pupils.

Essential Functions and Job Duties:

Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions within this classification.

  • Identify students in need of adapted physical education.
  • Utilize appropriate assessment procedures to determine the individual needs of handicapped students.
  • Establish, in cooperation with the IEP Planning Team, standards of expected progress for individual students in physical education and techniques for assessment of that progress and participates in the development of IEP’s.
  • Implement and monitor relevant elements of the IEP agreed upon by the IEP Planning Team for each assigned pupil.
  • Implement and coordinate activities needed to carry out the desired programs for students.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional activities and materials, and provide individualized and/or group instruction in order to meet student needs.
  • Evaluate student growth, maintain appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicate results to the parents via parent conferences and periodically to the IEP Planning Team.
  • Enlist the aid of other professional staff members in assessing and helping to solve specific student problems.
  • Work with regular teaching staff to plan, implement, and facilitate the appropriate integration of individuals with exceptional needs into regular physical education situations.
  • Work with parents and teachers of individuals with exceptional needs as well as other ancillary personnel.
  • Utilize knowledge of community and governmental agencies.
  • Attend department and building meetings as required.
  • Establish and maintain good professional relationships with other staff members and community stakeholders.
  • Travel to school where students are located.
  • Drive frequently for department business.

Any combination of education, training, and experience to perform the duties and responsibilities as described, including experience working with groups of children.

  • Valid California credential authorizing service as an Adapted Physical Education Specialist or ability to obtain one.
  • Valid California driver’s license and evidence of insurance.


  • Adapted physical education State guidelines, regulations, laws, policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Recent instructional trends related to adapted physical education.
  • Basic instructional methods and techniques.
  • Child guidance principles and practices related to children with special needs.
  • Problems and concerns of student with special needs.
  • Curriculum and lesson plan development to meet IEP or other educational goals.
  • Specialized equipment operation related to adapted physical education.
  • Record keeping techniques.
  • Inventory methods and practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Operation of standard office equipment.
  • Oral and written communication skills.


  • Provide adapted physical education services to special needs students.
  • Prepare lesson plans and instruct students in individual and group activities.
  • Screen and observe students during classroom activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress.
  • Understand and relate to children with special needs.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with others.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Read, interpret apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions.
  • Work independently with little children.
  • Plan and organize work.


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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None