Lower School Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education
Job Location: Greater San Francisco Bay Area

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

CalWest’s partner school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks a Lower School Teacher to start 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 in Elementary Education, preferred
  • Prior elementary school (or related) teaching experience
  • Passing a criminal background check upon hire
  • Proficiency with technology (GSuite in particular)

More about this role…


  • Create and foster a safe and supportive learning environment where all students feel heard
  • With the support of administration, develop thematic curriculum and related content that integrates English Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, and Science
  • Use provided curriculum to inform planning of Math instruction
  • Maintain organizational systems in physical and digital space
  • Regularly use and maintain documentation of multiple forms of assessment to gauge student learning and inform next steps in teaching
  • Work collaboratively with a co-teacher and/or other staff members to develop the program
  • Plan and help organize immersion events, fieldwork, guest speakers, and overnight trips