Middle School Spanish Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Middle Grades World Languages
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 Spanish 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

  • BA in Spanish or in a related field required. A Master’s in education or Language Arts is strongly preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience teaching as a lead teacher required.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience and training in PYP, MYP and/or IB Diploma is preferred. 

More about this role…


  • Deep knowledge of Spanish language and language acquisition pedagogies for advanced, beginner, and intermediate learners.
  • Foster positive interactions and teach useful social skills.
  • Activate students’ prior knowledge and hook their interest in each unit and lesson.
  • Provide clear criteria for proficiency, including rubrics and exemplars of work.
  • Complete paperwork, duties, and assignments accurately and punctually.