World Languages Department Chair + Spanish Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: World Languages

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

CalWest’s partner school in the West LA/South Bay area seeks a high school World Languages Department Chair + Spanish Teacher to start 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

  • Native, or near-native, proficiency in Spanish 
  • A masters degree and teaching credential are preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the high school level

More about this role…


  • Develop curricula and oversee the classroom experience
  • Plan the academic schedule and calendar
  • Guide and support department member growth
  • Facilitate regular department meetings
  • Help with hiring within the World Languages department
  • Represent the department for Admissions efforts 
  • Use intentional lesson design to engage and motivate students
  • Teach three courses, that could range from Spanish 1 – AP
  • Serve as a student advisor