Middle School/Upper School History Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: History
Job Location: Greater Oakland Area

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

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking a Middle School/Upper School History Teacher for an immediate 2021-2022 school year opening.

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 education or related subject; Master’s degree or post-graduate work preferred
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience in an independent school environment
  • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking in English, including excellent verbal and written skills
  • Broad knowledge of, and a passion for, the subject to be taught

More about this role…


  • Develop and deliver high-quality lessons and units in line with curricula of the school with the aim of addressing the varied learning needs of individual students and educating the whole child, utilizing the entire class time
  • Teach up to five, year-long classes throughout the course of each year
  • Research new topic areas, maintain up-to-date subject knowledge to improve teaching and learning, and update unit plans accordingly
  • Serve as a grade-level advisor
  • Serve as a chaperone for the Outdoor Education program, as required