Associate 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 an Associate Teacher to start 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 bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Classroom experience as an associate or lead teacher is preferred.
  • Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.


  • Will be assigned to a lead teacher in the Lower School Division, and be a member of the Lower School Division.
  • Work with small groups and lead whole-class instruction using an inquiry-based curriculum that inspires students’ intellectual curiosity and a sense of wonder.
  • Establish positive relationships with students and parents, the associate teacher will collaborate with the lead teacher and progress toward whole-class teaching responsibilities.
  • Provide lunch and recess supervision, and other duties as needed and assigned.

Salary Range

$55,000 – $105,000

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