Elementary Level Assistant Teacher

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Oakland Area is seeking Elementary Level Assistant Teachers to begin August 1, 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
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hold a university degree and be enrolled in a university program leading to a teaching credential.
  • Have experience working with elementary aged children in an active, multicultural classroom setting.
  • Have completed coursework in child development and education.
  • Understand the core tenets of progressive educational theory and practice while building inclusive communities.
  • Be skilled in following directions from classroom teachers and know when and how to take initiative to support the students.
  • Possess a nurturing and supportive tone with students.


  • Assisting the teacher in all aspects of teaching and implementing classroom management strategies.
  • Designing, planning for and leading small group instruction in core subjects under the direction of the teacher.
  • Collaborating with the lead teacher to practice instructing small groups, individuals and the whole class.
  • Supporting children with their social and emotional development and facilitating student conflict resolution.
  • Providing general classroom clerical support.
  • Ensuring student safety by supervising and engaging with students during recesses, lunch duties, morning drop off and afternoon check out.

Salary Range

$ 50,000 – $ 60,000

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Job Type: Teaching
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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