Middle School Science 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 Science 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 science is required, with 3 or more years preferred
  • Experience teaching science to Middle School students is preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree in science, teaching with a science focus or related field is required
  • A graduate degree in science, teaching with a science focus or related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence as a science 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, hands-on, and design thinking approaches while utilizing familiarity with Next Generation Science standards to guide the framework and inform performance expectations
  • 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 science
  • Enhance curriculum and student engagement with relevant lessons, guided practice and age-appropriate technologies
  • Support students in the development of effective science 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 science to Middle School students, including life sciences

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Middle Grades Science
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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