Lower School Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Elementary Education
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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

CalWest’s client school in Seattle, Washington, seeks a Lower School Teacher 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

  • A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • 5 years of teaching experience.
  • Experience with the developmental needs of 8-10-year-old children.
  • Experience developing and implementing curriculum for elementary grades is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership in curriculum development, academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education are preferred. 


  • Provide an active learning environment in a departmentalized structure, designing and implementing curriculum for lower school students.
  • As a collaborative leader, work closely with homeroom teachers and other content area specialists.
  • Participate in class outings as well as attend faculty and department/grade level meetings. 

Salary Range

$62,000 – $122,000

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