Chemistry Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Science
Job Location: Greater San Diego Area

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Diego Area is seeking a Chemistry Teacher (Long-Term Substitute) for an immediate opening.

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

  • Single Subject Teaching Credential in Chemistry (CA preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) (required), Master’s Degree (preferred)
  • Previous teaching experience (desired)
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Passionately and effectively teach female high school students
  • Possess relevant computer and technology skills
  • Be motivated to learn and possess flexibility in a changing environment
  • Possess knowledge of evolving instructional pedagogy
  • Passion for teaching Science and differentiating for a variety of diverse learners
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess a student-centered nature with strong collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Creative and innovative skills that can be used to design engaging instruction


  • Implement the school curriculum for high school Chemistry and Science courses.
  • Provide Science instruction aligned with the school Science department’s goals and objectives as well as the assigned course of study.
  • Provide learning experiences (i.e., individual, small group, and whole class instruction) throughout the course in a classroom environment that ensures student achievement.
  • Differentiate curriculum, instruction, and assessment to meet the learning needs of all students with varying intellectual abilities, attitudes, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Partner with parents and guardians in their children’s education and use technology (e.g., PowerSchool, Schoology) to communicate about student progress and achievement.
  • Collaborate with Administration, the Department Chair, and fellow Science teachers as it pertains to the curriculum.
  • Regularly assess, evaluate, and report on student progress and achievement, inclusive of progress reports and report cards.
  • Support students through scheduled office hours outside of classroom time

Salary Range

Prorated based on hours and days worked

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