Director of Wellness and Athletics

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Physical Education
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area seeks a Director of Wellness & Athletics to begin in July 2021.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in physical education, kinesiology, psychology, or related
  • At least two years of instruction in physical education and in coaching middle, upper or collegiate teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of wellness practices, child and adolescent development, and nutrition
  • First Aid / CPR / Professional Rescue / Pool Lifeguard Certifications required  

More about this role…


  • Lead the athletics and wellness faculty, coaches, and counselors to design, evaluate and revise wellness and athletic programs
  • Serve as the department’s master teacher, coach, and counselor
  • Guide coaches and teachers to create equitable and inclusive teams, classroom communities, and student experiences
  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing, hiring and retaining candidates in athletics and wellness
  • Serve as an admissions ambassador at student recruitment events
  • Collaborate to design, implement, and promote a K-12 health and wellness program
  • Oversee the business of the department, maintaining records and paperwork, purchasing and maintaining equipment and uniforms, maintaining facilities, devising and tracking budgets, etc.