Adapted Physical Education Teacher (K-8)

  • The Adapted Physical Education Teacher provides support in the physical education environment to students who demonstrate deficits within the gross motor domain. Adapted Physical Education is considered a special education service within the Student Services Department of Naperville Community Unit School District 203. The supports provided by each Adapted PE teacher include, but are not limited to:
    • Administering developmental assessments for the purpose of identifying students’ gross motor competencies, developing individual learning benchmarks and determining student progress towards objectives
    • Adapting the physical education curriculum so that students’ individualized education program (IEP) goal areas are addressed in a safe and least restrictive environment
    • Providing direct instruction to students for the purpose of addressing individual needs
    • Collaborating with general education PE teachers, occupational and physical therapists, classroom teachers, educational assistants and parents/guardians to promote students’ gross motor skill development

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