7th & 8th Grade Science Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Middle Grades Science
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 Area seeks a full-time 7th & 8th Grade Science Teacher for the 24-25 school year.

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 Bachelor’s degree with a major in education or a subject-specific field
  • Have at least two years of exemplary classroom teaching experience.
  • Have expertise in teaching Science.
  • Have a working understanding of developmental/constructivist teaching practices and social-emotional learning.
  • Able to successfully instruct and differentiate for students at different ability levels and multiple intelligences.
  • A love of learning and a desire to work with children as a facilitator of learning.
  • Love teaching middle school children.


  • Teach two sections of 7th-grade Science and two sections of 8th-grade science (roughly 80 students), developing curriculum and differentiating instruction for students.
  • Continuously develop and examine the science curriculum in conjunction with the Middle School Science Team and K – 5 teachers.
  • Collaborate with the entire middle school staff, teaming to support the students socially, emotionally, and academically, as well as to ensure program cohesiveness and continuity.
  • Conduct ongoing student assessment and write narrative progress reports twice a year.
  • Communicate effectively and collaboratively with staff and parents.
  • Commit to other departmental, committee, and general school responsibilities such as, teaching electives, supervising lunch and breaks on a regular basis, participating in staff committees, as well as attending staff meetings and other special events.
  • Teach according to the stated curriculum and demonstrate thorough planning.
  • Maintain an emphasis on preparing students for the joys and challenges of learning.
  • Participate with enthusiasm in curriculum development, committee, and task force work when necessary.
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks and attend required meetings and events.
  • Engage in reflective practice and various professional growth activities.

Salary Range

$65,000 – $85,000 

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