5th Grade Math/Science Teacher

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

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay area is seeking a 5th Grade Math/Science Teacher to start 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 love of 5th grade children
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a diverse, dynamic, progressive school community
  • Demonstrated proficiency and curiosity in educational technology
  • Understanding that student wellness, intellectual rigor, and a deep commitment to social impact and DEI are critical to the learning experience

More about this role…


  • Teach two sections of 5th grade math and two sections of 5th grade science
  •  Advise a small group of 5th grade students
  • Provide a hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching; manage collaborative learning groups; integrate technology into the curriculum
  • Teach a weekly Reach Beyond Block class focused on topics related to social entrepreneurship, DEIJ, and/or other mission-focused areas
  • Chaperone 5th grade field trips, including annual overnight trip