4th and 5th Grade Language Arts Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education English Language Arts
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Seattle Area is seeking a 4th and 5th Grade Language Arts Teacher to begin 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 preferred
  • 3 years of teaching experience, preferably with gifted students
  • Experience implementing curriculum for 4th and 5th grade through inquiry-based teaching and creative problem-solving (constructivist approach)
  • Proficiency in language arts, expository writing, literature, and writing mechanics

More about this role…


  • Teach every 4th and 5th grade student
  • Provide an active learning environment in a departmentalized structure
  • Serve as a member of the Intermediate School faculty and report to the Intermediate School Head
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers, administrators, and staff to develop a powerful course of study
  • Supervise students during off-campus school activities, overnight camps, and trips