Founded in 2012, the Episcopal School of Los Angeles is an independent, college-preparatory day school serving grades six through twelve. Forty percent of our students’ tuition expense is made possible through donor-funded scholarships. This is a nearly unparalleled commitment in the L.A. independent school landscape, which allows ESLA to recruit and enroll an uncommonly diverse student body that reflects the vibrant character of our city—bright, dedicated students from all walks of life. Our model is founded upon the belief that the best educational tool for any young person is the collaboration and camaraderie of peers from different backgrounds—peers who have stories and perspectives to share, the stuff of life that simply cannot be gleaned from a textbook. For further information about the school, please visit es-la.com.
Who we’re looking for:
The Episcopal School of Los Angeles Physical Education Department is seeking a physical education teacher with an unshakable commitment to student success, whose classroom is filled with surprise and delight. The ideal ESLA candidate has:
An abiding passion and deep knowledge of working with a diverse student body,
Experience designing innovative fitness, wellness, and physical education programs
Expertise in differentiating instruction for a heterogeneous student body,
Demonstrated success in the classroom with different adolescent needs across grades 6-12
Teach at least 5 sections of physical education for the 2021-2022 school year
Coach three seasons as part of our after school programming
Planning and teaching a challenging and engaging P.E. course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction to meet the various needs, abilities, and interests of the students as well as using assessments effectively
Engaging students in teamwork and personal physical development goals
Strike an appropriate balance between competition and collaboration, allowing all to actively participate in team sports
Collaborating with other PE teachers, educators, and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan sporting events, solve problems, and support students
Working in partnership with the faculty at large to support and integrate a cohesive social, emotional and spiritual curriculum as part of the physical education program
All or most of the following:
Experience designing and implementing a challenging, engaging, hands-on curriculum.
A desire to work in a creative, collaborative, innovative environment.
Strong leadership and organizational skills.
Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students
Be able to lift up to 25lbs.
Regularly use close and distance vision
Work at a desk and computer screen
Turn, bend, reach, etc.
Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation is competitive with other area independent schools.
Full medical, dental, vision benefits, plus 401(k) with employer match after one year of employment.
Lunch is freshly prepared and shared family-style by faculty and students each day.
Beyond competitive pay and benefits, staff enjoy working in a student-centered, collaborative, and joyful learning community.
Please send a resume and brief cover letter with subject line “PE Teacher” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESLA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law.
About The Episcopal School of Los Angeles
Serving students in 6-12th grade, The Episcopal School of Los Angeles is a city school founded in the heart of Hollywood. We are looking for bright, hardworking, creative teachers and staff members who are interested in being a part of a pioneering generation of educators. Technology and ethics play a central role in our culture. As an Episcopal School, we are an inclusive community that welcomes people from all backgrounds. Unlike traditional independent schools, 75% of our students receive financial aid. As a result, we offer one of the most diverse communities in the independent school market.