PE Teacher for the 2024 - 2025 School Year

School Name: Stella Maris Academy
Location: 7654 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Reports to: Principal
Employment Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Description: $55,000 per year.

The Diocese of San Diego is seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate educator who is deeply committed to developing Christ-centered, forward-thinking leaders to serve our future Church and our world. Stella Maris Academy is a parish school located in the beautiful Village of La Jolla, California.

School Mission Statement: The mission of Stella Maris Academy is to empower a community of service-oriented, diverse learners to achieve their God-given potential by providing a Catholic, Christ-centered, academically excellent, and safe environment.


  • To follow the Mission and Philosophy of Stella Maris Academy 
  • Treat all students with dignity and respect
  • To be acquainted with and supportive of the educational philosophy, regulations, policies, and standards of the Diocese of San Diego and stella Maris Academy.
  • Provide appropriate P.E. activities for grades transitional kindergarten through eighth grade
  • Foster a spirit of collaboration and sportsmanship
  • Prepare individual student report card grades
  • Report any problems/concern with students or parents to the principal
  • Maintain all sports equipment for student recess/play time/P.E. classes
  • Respect the confidentiality of information provided to faculty and staff
  • Assist with recess/lunch/dismissal supervision as assigned
  • Inventory sports equipment for all sports
  • Plan the Coaches Appreciation Dinner in the Spring
  • Be willing to complete any assignment/duty requested by the principal to support the school

Hours of Employment:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 3:30pm


  • None

Religious Qualifications:

  • Active, practicing Roman Catholic (preferred)
  • Respects and understands a Catholic school philosophy

Physical Qualifications:

  • Models a healthy lifestyle and personal physical fitness
  • Position requires a high level of energy and ability to move from a sitting to standing position frequently
  • Must be able to explain and demonstrate fundamental motor skills and patterns for movement skills such as running, hopping, jumping, galloping, twisting, turning, or bending
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach and must have mobility of arms and      dexterity of hands
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to walk and jog long distances as needed
  • Be able to move quickly from one place to another to ensure safety
  • Can lift 30 pounds and is able to work indoors and outdoors
  • Must be able to supervise students by sight and sound
  • Must have the physical ability to lead sports and games
  • Possess the physical stamina and skills in specific coaching areas

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Stella Maris Academy, as part of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego, is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.