Middle School English Teacher

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 English Teacher to begin August 2023.

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

  • Experience teaching English is required, with 3 or more years preferred
  • Experience teaching English to Middle School students is preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree in English, teaching with an English focus or related field is required
  • A graduate degree in English, teaching with an English focus or related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence as an English educator, with a passion for sharing that with Middle School students is required
  • A demonstrated commitment to professional development and growth in this area is required

More about this role


  • Create and sustain a positive classroom culture, based on the mission and values of the school
  • Employ developmentally appropriate teaching methods, materials, and workload expectations for middle school students
  • Develop curriculum that incorporates project-based, inquiry-based, and student-centered learning techniques
  • Have a broad and deep content knowledge that is curated and made accessible to students
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging content in the field of English
  • Enhance curriculum and student engagement with relevant lessons, guided practice and age-appropriate technologies
  • Support students in the development of effective English habits, content knowledge and skills
  • Enrich or modify lessons, curriculum, materials and resources as needed to meet differentiated student needs and varying levels of progress inside and outside of the classroom
  • Possess the interest, ability, and skills to successfully teach English to Middle School students
  • Serve as an advisor to a group of Middle School students
  • Lead E-lectives throughout the academic year
  • Design and lead an E Week program each academic year
  • Value and incorporate diverse perspectives in daily interactions and within the curriculum
  • Develop a culturally responsive, student-centered classroom community that fosters engagement, inquiry, risk-taking and confidence
  • Establish classroom expectations that create a safe and comfortable environment for all students
  • Share perspectives and expertise in the community roles for the continuing betterment of the school as an institution

Job Type: Teaching
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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