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Elementary Physical Education TSA - 2024-2025 School Year

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Requisition ID : 18644

Business Unit : Central Office

Job Code : 0807

FTE: 1.00 

Credential : Physical EducationMultiple SubjectMust have PE authorization if using Multiple Subject Credential

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Physical Education / Multiple Subjects credential w/ a PE Auth and English Learner Authorization required for these Elementary Teachers on Special Assignment. This is not for a position at a specific site, but a pool position for 2024-2025 school year.

Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose. Our goal is that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014, SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives.SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As aCORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We Want

We want talented people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

We have high need for teachers in the following areas: 

  • Bilingual (Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish)
  • Special Education (Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe, Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education)
  • Physical Education 
  • Math
  • Science

Minimum Qualifications

SFUSD requires all teachers to hold or be pursuing a valid California teaching credential and an English Learner or Bilingual Authorization. We welcome applications from teachers who have not yet received their credentials, and our Credentials Team is happy to work with each teacher who's accepted a position in SFUSD to apply for permits that allow them to teach while pursuing a credential.

Job Responsibilities

Provide direct instruction to elementary school students at various school sites as assigned by the Physical Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
• Collaborate with the Physical Education Director, Supervisor, Implementation Specialists, site teachers and administrators
to provide a comprehensive and sequential standards-based Physical Education program to ensure all students
have access to the core curriculum
• Rotate between 1 – 5 school sites per week (generally 2 per week). When the physical education specialist is not
at the site, the core teachers will continue instructing lessons from the adopted curriculum units until the specialist rotates back through the school site. Specialists must develop communication tools
so that ongoing communication happens between the classroom teacher and Specialist. (i.e., Calendar, e-mails,
curriculum mapping, instructional log)
• Develop/review new curriculum and training strategies with Elementary physical education specialists
• Support and coach classroom teachers 
• Implement a team-teaching scope and sequence 
• Be knowledgeable of and be prepared to model effective use of differentiated instructional strategies 
• Collaborate with other site leaders (i.e., school administrators, classroom teachers, paras, etc.) 
• Contribute to the cultivation of strong and cohesive professional learning communities
• Attend SFUSD professional development for Elementary School Physical Education Specialists 
• Assist with student and program assessments 
• PE Specialist will learn, model, collaborate, and assist the classroom teachers with assessments for the quarterly PE performance report cards
• Attend site staff meetings 
• Coordinate, organize, and present Physical Education Professional Developments at school sites 

• Organize end-of-the-year school site culminating PE event
• Assist with collecting, recording, and assessing documentation on student development as related to the content
standards and curriculum
• Use a Black Board Configuration (BBC) with every class
• Visually post PE information for each school site you teach at (ie. Bulletin board, section in the school
newsletter, student(s) of the week, etc.)
• Provide instruction/modeling/team teaching/lesson planning during the entire instructional day
• Maintain, inventory, and organize physical education equipment storage area.

Other duties as assigned

What We Offer

SFUSD is committed to attracting and retaining the best educators in the nation. Benefits of teaching in San Francisco include:

  • Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance for teachers and their eligible dependents
  • City and state programs for housing assistance:
  • Teacher Next Door Program:
  • MyHome Assistance Program:
  • Additional salary stipend of $5000 for National Board Certified teachers
  • Additional salary stipend of $2000 for credentialed teachers teaching in high potential schools and a $1000 stipend for teachers teaching hard to fill subject areas

How to Apply

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  • Go to the “Current Openings” tab to view and apply for specific openings.

Please check back often to connect your application to specific openings as they are posted. Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the district. For more information about careers at SFUSD, please visit For more information about SFUSD’s mission and Strategic Plan please visit For other questions, contact us at

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San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities. For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

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