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The Buckley School is a dynamic, nurturing learning community committed to equity and inclusion, and as such, seeks to hire talented employees with diverse backgrounds.

Physical Education Teacher

The Buckley School, Los Angeles’ oldest K-12 all-gender learning institution, is seeking a Physical Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. This teacher will be responsible for all aspects of teaching our curriculum and is responsible for developing and maintaining curriculum maps of the courses they teach for 6th – 8th grade. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for Portrait of a Graduate programming, supervising early morning K-2 recess and Upper School lunch, and serving as an advisor of 6-8 students.  This teacher is expected to be a collaborative and engaged community member at Buckley, enthusiastically participating in the Physical Education department and among the greater faculty and staff.

This individual must also have teaching and coaching experience in multiple other sports. Responsibilities as an upper school varsity head coach include organizing and running practices, directing the activities of assistant coaches, coaching at games, scouting, and overseeing individual and team conditioning workouts.  Additional tasks may include compiling statistics, administering basic first aid, and other duties as assigned.

Required/Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred)
5+ years of basketball coaching experience at the junior high/high school or collegiate level.
5+ years of teaching/coaching experience.
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Enthusiastic for sports
Outgoing and friendly
The preferred candidates will have coaching experience in several of these sports: baseball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, baseball, golf, and tennis.


The Buckley School is comprised of faculty who are brand new teachers to experts in their field with over 40 years of experience. The broad range which includes all experience levels is $61,359 – $128,581. As a school with a unionized faculty, compensation is determined as a step scale according to the collective bargaining agreement, negotiated with the union.

The base salary is separate from fringe benefits, such as retirement contributions, daily lunch, on-site parking, contributions to medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D plans, our generous time off policy, or potential stipends (for eligible employees). Our pay ranges are reasonable estimates of what the School anticipates paying for a role but are not guaranteed. If hired at The Buckley School, your actual base salary will be determined by your education, experience, and schedule. Our salary scale can be found by visiting: https://www.buckley.org/about/employment


Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to [email protected].  In the cover letter/email please explain how you have included diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work with students or colleagues.


The Buckley School, with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in Los Angeles.  Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm and nurturing educational environment.

The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and ethical education. Buckley’s creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ potential.


To apply for this job email your details to jobs@buckley.org

Physical Education Teacher
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