Associate Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Associate
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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

CalWest client school in the Greater Los Angeles area seeks an Associate 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

  • Possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college 
  • A master’s degree and/or elementary teaching credential, plus three to five years of classroom teaching experience, is preferred 
  • Current knowledge of all subject area content 
  • Relishes the joys and challenges of working with k-5 students and possesses a deep understanding of the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of elementary aged children 
  • Knowledge of specific instructional methodologies and the ability to learn and implement new instructional practices over time 
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures. 
  • Knowledge and effective use of instructional methods and learning materials. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Blackbuad/Education Edge, and the ability to learn new and evolving technology. 


  • Plans, organizes, and implements developmentally-appropriate learning experiences and classroom environment to fulfill the school mission, Portrait of a Graduate, DEI initiatives, Commitments, curricula, and programs, and also ensures students find agency, purpose, and relevancy in their learning 
  • Provides differentiated instruction to meet individualized needs by creating meaningful relationships and practicing a growth mindset 
  • Provides for continued student learning during teacher absences from classroom 
  • Participates in regular review, revision, development, and documentation of curriculum by utilizing recent research in neuroscience, education, psychology, and futurism 
  • Participates in establishing grade level, departmental and/or school level curriculum goals. 
  • Upholds all expectations, policies, and practices outlined in the school’s employee handbook, the collective bargaining agreement, and other foundational documents 
  • Maintains accurate electronic records for each student 
  • Teach a full load of courses, as defined by the collective bargaining agreement 
  • Participate in the life of the school by attending assemblies, games, concerts, galas, and other school events. 
  • Provide supervision for lunch, study hall, recess, etc., and other duties as assigned 

Salary Range

$ 40,960 – $ 88,530

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