Middle School Language Arts Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: English Language Arts Middle Grades
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 Middle School Language Arts Teacher to begin August 2022.

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

  • A bachelor’s degree in English or related field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • 5 years of middle school teaching experience.
  • Experienced with the developmental needs of 12 to 14 year-old children.
  • Experience developing and implementing language arts curriculum for grades 6-8 is required.
  • Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.

More about this role…


  • The middle school language arts teacher will be a member of the middle school faculty and report to the Middle School Head.
  • This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing language arts curriculum for grades 6-8.
  • The teacher will work closely with other teachers and content-area specialists.
  • Teacher responsibilities also include overseeing an advisory, participation in class outings and grade-level trips, both domestic and international, as well as attendance at faculty and department-level meetings.