Elementary Lead Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

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

CalWest’s client school in Greater Los Angeles, California is seeking multiple Elementary School Teachers. These are full-time openings beginning in the current 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

  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential/State Certification
  • Relevant elementary teaching experience
  • Knowledge of relevant technology
  • Excellent writing skills to write narrative report cards
  • Experience using Writer’s Workshop, Reader’s Workshop, Developmental Reading Assessment, Everyday Mathematics, and Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Background in Special Education and/or Gifted and Talented Instruction preferred

More about this role…


  • With input and guidance from current faculty and administrators, develop social studies, reading, writing, math, and other curriculum
  • Use technology to support instruction (e.g., Zoom, Seesaw, EdPuzzle, PearDeck, FlipGrid)
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons encouraging collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking
  • Differentiate instruction as necessary to meet the needs of all students
  • Use appropriate classroom management strategies so that boundaries are clear and students feel comfortable and able to learn
  • Collaborate with other faculty on schoolwide curriculum, programming, and events