Lead General Studies 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 client school in Greater Los Angeles seeks a Lead General Studies Teacher to begin in 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

  • A minimum of a college bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree and/or teaching credential is preferred
  • Relevant teaching experience from independent, public, private, or charter schools
  • Knowledge of relevant technology
  • Flexible thinker
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop, phonics instruction (Fundations), Developmental Reading Assessment, Everyday Mathematics, Zones of Regulation, and/or Responsive Classroom
  • Background in Special Education and/or Gifted and Talented Instruction


  • With input and guidance from current faculty and administrators, develop literacy, math, social studies, and other curriculum
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instruction that provides purposeful, active, and engaging learning experiences
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons encouraging collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons with a focus on social-emotional learning
  • Differentiate instruction as necessary to meet the needs of all students
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Maintain an organized, welcoming classroom environment conducive to student learning
  • Use technology to support instruction
  • Use appropriate classroom management strategies so that expectations are clear and students feel comfortable and able to learn
  • Collaborate with other faculty on schoolwide, including Judaics, curriculum, programming, and events
  • Show professionalism
  • Grow and develop professionally

Salary Range

$60,000 – $85,000

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