Music Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education Middle Grades Performing Arts
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 Music Teacher beginning in August 2021.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree in Music or Education preferred. Credential preferred.
  • Musical skill competency, including the ability to sing and play multiple instruments.
  • Experience with and understanding of children in grades 2-8 who learn differently.

More about this role…


  • Teach 2nd through 6th grade music classes in an engaging, developmentally appropriate way. 
  • Teach electives to middle school students each quarter, including two quarters of musical theater elective and two music-related classes of your choosing. 
  • Develop and support a curriculum that provides a balanced approach to music education, including singing, playing instrumental music, creative movement, and performance.
  • Plan, rehearse, and direct students in annual school performances in collaboration with the Movement teacher.
  • Work in collaboration with other Specialty Team members to support student needs and promote cross-curricular collaboration.