Physical Education Specialist

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Physical Education

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking a Physical Education Specialist for an August 2022 start date.

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 (BA or BS) in education or related field.
  • Master’s degree in education preferred.
  • Three years’ teaching experience preferred.
  • Successful teaching experience in middle or secondary school.
  • Compassionate to the middle school age and experience.
  • Independent school experience preferred.
  • Experience working with highly gifted children preferred.

More about this role


  • Physical education teachers also carry coaching duties for upper elementary and middle school athletic teams over 3 seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring. 
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication and collaboration skills, creativity, a high degree of self-direction and flexibility, and a willingness to work with all constituents.
  • Cultivate and model a respectful, safe, creative, and innovative classroom.
  • Evaluate student work, using both formative and summative assessments, benchmarks and other assessments to guide instructional planning and promote student success.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other faculty and throughout all grade levels on campus.
  • Exhibit a sense of humor and commitment with high ethical professional standards, and equity perspective.