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Applying for Position:

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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.

Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

Our client schools make the final decisions.

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If you have questions about the qualifications to apply, please contact us at mysearch@calwesteducators.com.