English Instructor

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: English Language Arts

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking an English Instructor for the 2022-2023 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

  • At minimum, a B.A. in English
  • At least 3-5 years teaching experience
  • Willing to teach both middle (7-9) and upper (10-12) school

More about this role

Responsibilities

  • Encourage students to use language artfully and interpret it critically in order to enhance the understanding of self, others, and the world
  • Every English class seeks to have high levels of participation in student-centered discussions
  • Challenge students as writers by investigating a variety of genres and styles, with a special emphasis—particularly in the upper grade levels—on the formal academic essay
  • Strengthen the skills with which young people express themselves, and to enhance their ability to analyze the world around them