Adapted Physical Education Specialists


Provide individualized physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or adults with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments.
Also called: Adapted Physical Education or Adapted Physical Activity Specialist, Adapted Physical Education Specialist, Adapted Physical Education Specialist-Workshop Leader, Adapted Physical Education Teacher

Knowledge:

    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Math and Science
  • psychology
  • sociology and anthropology
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • teaching people how to do something
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Concern for Others
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Individualized Educational Program IEP software
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
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