1. Tell us a little about yourself.
2. Why are you interested in this position?
3. Do you prefer teaching at the elementary or secondary level? 4. What is your best quality as a PE teacher right now? What do you need to work on the most? 5. What task do you find most difficult as a teacher? Please share with us why? 6. What are the components of a quality physical education program? How would you prioritize these components, along with giving justification for your choices? 7. What are the top 3 goals of your physical education program? 8. As always, there is talk of cutbacks, and it seems we always have to justify a few of our positions, PE being one of them. What would you do to convince those in decision making positions that PE in our school is important and children are learning valuable things in PE? 9. Can you briefly detail what a 30-45 minute lesson would look like in your PE class? 10. How do you handle discipline problems?
11. What is your role as a movement educator?
12. How are you supported by your school?
13. How do you motivate students who do not actively participate? 14. How has physical education changed in the last 10 years? How do you think it will change in the future? 15. Why is physical education important in the elementary curriculum? 16. What issues do you face securing the resources and materials you need? How do you resolve them? 17. If you had a limited amount of time to teach students, what are the most important topics you would deliver? 18. How do you encourage competitive sports, good sportsmanship, losing well, winning graciously, waiting their turn, and other social benefits of physical education to students? 19. Where does most of your instruction take place (indoors / outdoors)? If outside, how do you deal with inclement weather (extreme heat / cold, rain…)? 20. Describe the best lesson you have taught to students. This could be something that either you or the students really enjoyed or just whatever you consider your...
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