3rd Grade Teacher

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Orange County Area seeks a Lower School Teacher to start on August 26, 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 from an accredited college or university is required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the application of best practices, inquiry-based instruction, backwards design, and formative/summative assessment.
  • A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school.
  • Able to successfully navigate an environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
  • Willingness to contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs.
  • Evidence of applied ongoing professional development.


  • Collaborate with grade-level and exploratory teachers to determine, develop and implement meaningful lessons that fulfill the requirements of the school’s curricular program.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Design and carry out interpersonal communication tasks for pairs, small groups, and whole class instruction.
  • Ensure that the course of study is modified for multiple levels of academic ability and previous experience of students.
  • Create a safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate for the intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of student achievement through formal and informal assessments.

Salary Range

$ 65,000 – $ 85,000

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Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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