Middle School Homeroom & Humanities Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Humanities / Social Sciences Middle Grades
Job Location: Greater San Francisco Bay Area

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay area is seeking a Middle School Homeroom and Humanities Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

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

  • Valid teaching credential (Special Education certification or Master’s Degree)
  • Three to five years of classroom teaching experience 
  • Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
  • Experience with and understanding of adolescent children: Grades 6-8 
  • Understanding of interactive multisensory instructional strategies
  • Training in a structured reading and literacy program such as Wilson, Slingerland, Orton Gillingham, or Lindamood Bell

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Responsibilities

  • Using direct instruction, the teacher will implement differentiated instructional activities in both small and whole group settings that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs.
  • Maintain effective and efficient documentation.
  • Use classroom management systems that are effective with students with learning differences. 
  • Work in a collaborative professional learning environment.
  • Serve as an advisor for a small group of students, work to support their academic and social-emotional needs, serving as the liaison between the school and advisee’s family.
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.  
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, teaching partners, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, parents, peers, and the community.
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating, and planning.