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Applying for Position:
Physical Education Teacher

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.


  • 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


  • 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

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.

Deciding to Apply

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