High School Humanities Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: History
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest client school in the Greater Los Angeles, CA area seeks a High School Humanities Teacher with experience teaching contemporary and ancient societies and cultures from around the globe, American and World Literature, U.S. History, Psychology, Applied Economics, Government, and more.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA, History or related field (A master’s degree and teaching credential are preferred)
  • Embrace working with high school students, especially 9th and 10th graders, with enthusiasm
  • Have teaching experience in an interdisciplinary humanities course, or in both social sciences and language arts
  • Experience teaching courses or content expertise in global studies and/or Literature

More about this role…


  • Cultivate strong and collegial relationships with all community members in a culturally responsive manner..
  • Embrace the school’s culture as an engaged, energetic, and thoughtful community member.
  • Seek to know, understand and serve the social-emotional needs of the whole child
  • Use strong pedagogical skills and depth of content expertise to design meaningful learning experiences that foster a passion for learning in students
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the reflective, iterative nature of teaching and thus seek continuous growth and development as a lifelong learner.
  • Practice culturally responsive pedagogy.
  • Best practices from both traditional, teacher-guided learning and project-based learning respectively.