Physical Education Teacher (K-8)

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Physical Education
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles Area seeks a Physical Education Teacher (K-8) to start July 1, 2023.

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 in related field required.
  • Minimum of two years or more teaching physical education.
  • Extensive knowledge of physical fitness, sports and exercise.
  • Patience, sense of humor, flexibility, ability to relate to students across a range of ages (K-8).
  • Ability to perform, demonstrate and participate in all aspects of the physical activities.

More about this role


  • Teaches all assigned classes, including knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, dance and team sports, and other learning activities.
  • Develops curriculum and other developmental programs.
  • Instructs students in citizenship, sportsmanship and basic subject matter related to physical education.
  • Works collaboratively with other physical education teachers and administrators in planning a balanced physical education program.