Physical Activities Teacher

Oakland, CA
Full Time
Mid Level

Envision Education seeks Physical Activities Teachers for the 2024-2025 School Year, starting in August 2024. 

This opportunity may include an annual $3,500 MA supplement, $5,000 CALA supplement, and/or a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for hard-to-fill roles.

Who We Are

Our mission is to transform the lives of students - especially those who will be the first in their families to attend college - by preparing them for success in college, career, and life. Envision Education currently operates four small schools in San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward, as well as a national educational consulting firm called Envision Learning Partners. Envision Education has made an explicit commitment to becoming an exemplary network of schools with an instructional and cultural vision rooted in pro-Black and anti-racist frameworks. The following represents Envision Schools’ vision for 21st-century skills, character traits, and cognitive and social-emotional skills that learners need for success in college, career, and life.

  • Knowledge and Love of Self and Land
  • Collectivism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self Determination
  • Criticality
  • Leadership

Who You Are

  • You are equity-focused. You are unapologetic about your deeply held belief that all children can achieve. You believe that anti-racist and pro-Black practices and frameworks are essential to change the status quo for all students.
  • You are collaborative. You make decisions in partnership with others, focused on what is best for the students.
  • You are invested in our core values. You hold high expectations for the entire school community. You examine your own biases in your pursuit of equity for all.

Studies have shown that women and people of the global majority are less likely to apply if they do not meet every one of the qualifications. We are interested in finding values-aligned educators and leaders from a variety of backgrounds. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, we encourage you to apply and share your experience and questions as part of your cover letter.

Key Responsibilities

  • Adapt, Internalize, and Develop lesson and unit plans aligned to the network curriculum.
  • Participate in regular professional development and coaching cycles.
  • Develop a strong sense of community and belonging in the classroom.
  • Leverage student-facing data to differentiate for diverse learners.
  • Serve as an advisor and teach the daily advisory curriculum.
  • Collaborate in grade level and department teams.
  • Build strong relationships with families.


  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree.
  • Valid California Teaching Credential or out-of-state equivalent with ability to transfer required.
  • Demonstrated success working with parents and families, especially Black, African American, Latine/a/o/x, and immigrant families.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity may include an annual $3,500 MA supplement, $5,000 CALA supplement, and/or a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for hard-to-fill roles.

Fact Sheet

Compensation, Pay, and Benefits

Total Compensation Package 1-pager

Annual starting salary range of $62,424 - $105,604 dependent upon years of aligned experience and credentials, which includes a $5,000 San Francisco Supplement.

  • Additional Supplements for:
    • Special Education: $5,000
    • Second Credential: $500
    • Masters Degree: $3,500
    • Doctorate: $2,000
    • Board Certification: $5,000
    • Lead Learning Specialist (SPED): $10,000
  • Additional Leadership Stipends for:
    • Instructional Lead Team: $5,000
    • Grade Level Lead Team: $5,000
    • Summer Professional Development: $250/day


  • Access to ongoing opportunities for learning, professional, and leadership opportunities throughout the calendar year.
  • Optional Flexible Benefits Plan, including dependent care, medical care, parking, and commuter benefits.
  • Excellent health benefits package with employer contribution to benefits.
  • Paid sick and personal necessity leave.
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • Retirement system from CalSTRS.
  • 403b Plan.

As an equal-opportunity employer, we believe deeply in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all people. Envision Education recruits, employs, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and the many other characteristics that make us diverse.


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