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Elementary (TK-5) Physical Education Teacher (2022-23 School Year), #541: Ingenium Barack Obama Char

Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $61,015 (min)

Ingenium Barack Obama Charter School, Compton, CA  


Job Title: Elementary (K-5) Physical Education Teacher              Schedule: 40 hrs/week min.

Job Type: Full-Time                                                                         FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Principal                                                                       Pay: $61,015, starting

Special: Requires weekend work, nights 

and early mornings, as needed



At Ingenium Schools, we create communities where everyone experiences joy and meaning in learning. We do this by preparing our students to be the best learners, leaders, and collaborators by empowering them with the capacity and tools to continually improve themselves and the world around them.

Since 2009, Ingenium Schools has helped students build confidence, leadership, and a lifelong love of learning through the Ingenium Learning System, an easily replicable, standards-based educational model that promotes personal mastery. Ingenium Schools currently operates several charter schools, serving students throughout Los Angeles.



Teaching at Ingenium means you are part of a family. Building relationships with students, families,  and each other is essential to our work. Teachers regularly communicate and collaborate in grade level, department, and school teams  as well as with families to support all students’ academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success. 

Teaching at Ingenium means empowering oneself and others. We believe that when learners are encouraged to take ownership over their educational experience, they attain higher levels of meaning and joy. Learners are supported in analyzing data and setting goals to work on continually improving individual, small group, class, grade-level, department, and school performance. 

Teaching at Ingenium means serving diverse communities and student groups. Ingenium teachers acknowledge the strengths of the school communities they serve and incorporate culturally responsive teaching into their practice.  An Ingenium teacher modifies and differentiates to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.  


Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Support Ingenium Goals:

  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of Ingenium Schools
  • Strive to implement, by instruction and action, Ingenium Schools’ philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
  • Continuously maintain and improve professional competence
  • Attend mandatory trainings, professional meetings, and educational conferences, as required

Position Goals and Tasks:


  • Encourage students to set and maintain minimum standards of class behavior, measuring progress through individual and class goal setting
  • Create a safe, developmentally appropriate class environment conducive to learning and risk-taking and based on student interests and goals
  • Implement and support school/organizational policies governing student life and conduct


  • Instruct students individually and in groups using various teaching methods for physical education
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ differing needs and interests
  • Prepare and implement intervention programs for students requiring extra help
  • In harmony with curriculum goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students daily
  • Prepare yard, blacktop, or classroom for class activities based on student and environment needs.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, and guide students in learning from activities
  • Plan, monitor, and report on the Fitnessgram assessment for students, as needed


  • Consistently and accurately observe and assess students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health, both formally and informally, through observation, and authentic performance
  • Provide frequent and timely feedback to students and parents 
  • Recommend resources to parents for additional student growth
  • Maintain and accurate and complete student records as required by law and Ingenium Schools’ policies
  • Maintain student confidentiality


  • Confer with students and parents outside of the instructional day to resolve students’ behavioral and/or academic issues, as needed
  • Maintain and improve professional competence and participate in professional development opportunities
  • Actively participate in team meetings and serve on staff committees, school-wide events, parent workshops, and community partnership events
  • Assist with school/organizational events, general supervision, extra-curricular support, tutoring, etc., as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned


Knowledge of:

  • Highly effective teaching strategies in physical education for all student subgroups
  • California physical education standards
  • Principles and methods of lesson design
  • Effective measurements of learning/assessments, including diagnostic, formative and summative, performance tasks and project evaluation
  • English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Mathematics, including arithmetic, geometry, algebra, etc.
  • Child cognitive development and learning styles
  • Learning and motivational strategies that extend all students towards high academic and personal achievement
  • Computer application and Internet search skills

Ability to:

  • Establish a culture of high expectations based on the belief that all students can be successful
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with physical education standards
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative student data; create and track efficacy of data-driven action plans
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement student learning, as available and needed
  • Effectively collaborate with colleagues, parents, and community
  • Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged, productive, and safe
  • Maintain positive attitude
  • Maintain regular attendance


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid California teaching credential authorizing instruction in physical education
  • English Language Learner Authorization
  • CPR/First Aid (provided by Ingenium post-hire)
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19



Majority of duties are performed outdoors in a grass field or on a blacktop in the sun, wind, heat, and cold.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend orally and in writing
  • Near and far vision
  • Selective attention: ability to concentrate on a task without being distracted
  • Time sharing: ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information
  • Memorization: ability to remember information such as words, numbers, and procedures
  • Problem Sensitivity: ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning skills
  • Ability to plan and deliver effective instruction to students
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Some kneeling, squatting, bending, required
  • Dexterity of hands to demonstrate activities is required
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Ability to use a computer, mouse, and monitor
  • Ability to use computer software and timely respond to emails



Los Angeles, CA
90061 USA



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