Middle School Science Teacher

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles Area is seeking a Middle School Science Teacher to begin in August 2023.

CalWest 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

Client School Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science Education or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • State certification in Science Education is preferred. 
  • Candidates must have excellent writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to work with independence in dealing with the diverse elements of the academic environment.
  • Experience teaching science to middle school students.
  • Knowledge of Catholic teachings and the ability to integrate faith into science lessons and activities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.
  • Commitment to the school’s mission and values.


  • Demonstrates a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom. 
  • Employs a variety of teaching methods to engage different learning styles and ability levels in the classroom. 
  • Prepares motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, child development, and student abilities.
  • Encourages an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective.
  • Utilizes a variety of assessments and uses the data from students to develop lessons and instructional activities as needed.
  • Open and willing to co-teach with other teachers in and out of the department to enhance and support the learning of each student.
  • Updates curriculum and materials as needed.
  • Creates a learning environment that is motivating and age appropriate, setting clear expectations for classwork and homework while maintaining current books and instructional resources that support classroom learning.
  • Seeks to actively know students’ strengths and weaknesses and responds promptly and with care to parent concerns.
  • Communicates effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators.
  • Uses the LMS and SIS systems in place to accurately reflect student progress and mastery and keeps it up to date.
  • Meets reporting deadlines and requirements and follows school-wide procedures for reporting progress, grades, and mastery.
  • Demonstrates strong classroom management skills. 

Salary Range

$ 60,088 – $ 110,990

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Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Middle Grades Science
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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