History Teacher

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

CalWest’s partner school in the Bay Area seeks an experienced History Teacher to begin July 2024. 

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 history or a related field (master’s degree preferred). 
  • 1+ years of teaching experience, preferably at the middle school level. 
  • Strong knowledge of history is essential. This includes a deep understanding of historical events, themes, and critical thinking skills related to history. 
  • An understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures and perspectives which can be especially important when teaching history. 
  • Strong classroom management skills. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Dedication to creating an inclusive and diverse learning environment. 


  • Teach high school history courses (broadly construed for both US and world history), with occasional electives based on the candidate’s interests, such as economics, political science, or literature. 
  • Ensure lesson plans are engaging and active, which supports a positive classroom management program. 
  • Regularly review and update curriculum materials to reflect current events and historical developments. 
  • Deliver engaging and interactive history lessons that foster critical thinking and historical understanding. 
  • Encourage collaboration and teamwork among students. 

Salary Range

$ 60,000 – $ 80,000

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Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: History
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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