Associate Elementary Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking an Associate Elementary 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

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS).
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Successful teaching experience in elementary grade levels.
  • Independent school experience preferred.
  • Experience with working with highly gifted children preferred.
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop, Responsive Classroom, and conceptual based math pedagogy preferred.
  • Appropriately credentialed preferred.

More about this role


  • Teach and support alongside Lower School K-4.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other teachers and assistant teachers throughout all grade levels on campus to strengthen community and student experience.
  • Work effectively with Head of Lower School and other faculty members.
  • Utilize best instructional practices, pedagogical approach, materials, and technology to support highly gifted students across cultures.
  • Cultivate and model a respectful, safe, creative, and invigorating learning environment.