Middle School Science Teacher

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

CalWest client school in the Greater Los Angeles area seeks a Middle School Science Teacher 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

  • Degree (BA or MA) from a college or university in education with a mathematics, science, or engineering endorsement or a degree (BS or MS) in mathematics, science or engineering with a valid teaching credential 
  • Minimum of 3 years previous Middle School and/or High School teaching experience preferred
  • Possess a strong background in middle school integrated science curriculum including but not limited to: Earth Science, application of the scientific method, analyzing data, and promoting inquiry based learning
  • Provide standards-based, structured project based learning opportunities that interconnect STEM subjects


  • Teach seventh and eighth grade science, incorporating engineering, project-based learning, and design thinking
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Plan for differentiated curricular progression to meet the needs of each individual learner, including understanding of modifications, accommodations, and enrichment as it applies to diverse learners
  • Utilization of technology to keep attendance, keep a gradebook, to communicate with parents and students, as well as a teaching tool
  • Plan a science-driven, week-long overnight trip
  • Coordinate our school’s participation in the CA State Science Fair

Salary Range

$ 65,000 – $ 95,000

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Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Science

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