Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

  • High School Physical Education Teacher

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 7:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Administrator - High School
  • Overview

    Teaching Opportunity


    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

    High School Physical Education Teacher


    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,500 students from pre-K through 12th grade.


    CNCA is currently seeks candidates who are committed to serving in under-resourced communities.  We are seeking teachers who embrace research-based, innovative curricular frameworks such as a balanced literacy approach and conceptual based math.  Our approach to teaching and learning involves a deep commitment to ongoing teacher professional development, and collaboration.  Teachers must be visionaries, eager to be in the forefront of educational practices and must embrace the challenge of demonstrating that public education in a low-income, primarily immigrant, multilingual community can succeed.  Teachers will receive a competitive salary, healthcare and retirement benefits.


    Description: The physical education (PE) Teacher will teach students about sports, healthy lifestyle issues and recreational activities in order to encourage and develop physical fitness and skills, self-esteem and interpersonal skills.


    Teachers will perform a full range of duties, including but not limited to:

    • Develop and implement relevant curriculum targeting grade level standards
    • Assess and monitor student achievement and growth
    • Engage in meaningful professional development activities
    • Prepare a yearly program of learning experiences that link physical activities with issues related to health and wellbeing
    • Teach the basic techniques and skills associated with team and individual sports and health related recreational activities
    • Plan and deliver activities that will assist in the skill progression of the students
    • Teach students about community and personal health issues, including nutrition and weight management
    • Instruct students in the safety practices associated with different environments including swimming pools, gymnasiums and playing fields


    • California Teaching Credential or Equivalent
    • Have experience working with English Language Learners
    • Demonstrate ability in implementing varied instructional strategies
    • Educational vision for and experience with low income and/or minority students
    • Commitment to preserving the cultural heritage of students


    To apply please send resume and letter of interest to:


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    * Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified persons shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.


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