Lower School Lead Elementary 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 Los Angeles area is seeking an Elementary Lead Teacher to begin 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

  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in education or related field based.
  • Hold a multi-subject teaching credential.
  • An ideal candidate will have at least ten years of teaching experience, three in elementary preferred.
  • Training in Responsive Classroom and Writer’s Workshop preferred.
  • Experience leading advisory is preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with technology and digital platforms in the classroom.
  • This individual should be comfortable with creating a learning environment that is supportive by using a variety of instructional methods that address individual learning styles and integrate theory with hands-on classroom experience.


  • The ideal candidate likes and relates well to children, has a sense of humor, and has strong writing and communication skills.
  • Committed to building the larger school culture and community, particularly with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
  • Attend Back to School Night, Open House, all Parent-Teacher Conferences, Faculty In-Service Days, Grade-Level or Associate Teacher Meetings, and all mandatory professional development.

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