Physical Education Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Physical Education
Employment Type: Full-Time Immediate Opening

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 to start in January 2024.

CalWest 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
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Client School Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years teaching physical education in a public school setting is highly desirable.
  • Passion for educational equity and enthusiasm for the school mission, model, and design elements
  • Experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities, including English learners and students with disabilities
  • Experience with backward planning is preferred
  • Commitment to high expectations and the ongoing use of assessments to drive differentiated instruction and support
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with a strong drive to achieve
  • Spanish fluency is highly desirable
  • Ability to effectively give, receive, and implement constructive feedback toward continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaborate effectively
  • Valid California teaching credential. The appropriate credential for this role is a physical education credential with an EL authorization
  • Employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19


  • Utilize school-developed planning templates to develop and refine curriculum maps, culminating projects, rubrics, units, and lessons as needed.
  • Create a structured, positive classroom culture that is conducive to learning and promotes a sense of belonging for all students
  • Establish positive, caring relationships with students and school stakeholders
  • Design and deliver instruction that is standards-based, purposeful, promotes critical thinking and student ownership, and embeds support for learners at different levels
  • and frequent checks for understanding
  • Gather and use data to tailor instruction to meet individual student’s academic and social needs with a goal of grade level performance.
  • Participate in professional learning activities, including curriculum refinement protocols, grade level meetings, department meetings, and regular 1:1 coaching.
  • Participate in a (paid) summer institute to develop/refine curricula to support the school’s mission and goals.
  • Demonstrate high levels of professionalism, including meeting deadlines and maintaining positive, timely, and effective communication with supervisors, colleagues, families, and students.
  • Collaborate effectively with grade level and department teams and special education/resource and English language development teachers to ensure rigor, alignment, and equity of access.
  • Serve as an active member of the community on committees to provide support to the school and adherence to the school mission and design elements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Salary Range

$ 57,069- $ 96,922

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