Lower School Head Classroom Teacher

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

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay area is seeking a Lower School Head Classroom Teacher (Grades TBD, K-2nd Grade Range) to start August 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 required.
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience preferred.
  • A teaching credential, advanced degree in education and/or specific training in K-2 is a plus.


  • Recognize and address the unique needs and varied learning styles of all children, ensuring each child’s progress in all areas
  • Develop and implement teaching units that explore and examine multiple cultures, ethnicities, perspectives, lifestyles, lived experiences and identities
  • Work closely with our dynamic lower school team
  • Collaborate with specialist teachers across various disciplines—including Art, Woodshop, Ceramics, Weaving, Music, Library, Spanish, Science, and Physical Education
  • Work collaboratively on a team with the support of the Associate Head of School (AHOS) and literacy and math specialists.

Salary Range

$83,200 to $95,400

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