Secondary English Teacher

Job Type: Teaching
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

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

CalWest’s client school in the Los Angeles area seeks a Secondary English 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Single Subject CA English teaching credential w/EL Authorization (Required)


  • Plans rigorous, engaging instruction, aligned to the school’s instructional model and driven by the applicable standards
  • Incorporates a variety of strategies and resources to respond to students’ diverse needs and interests, including prescribed educational software and curriculum
  • Facilitates learning experiences that promote autonomy, interaction, and student choice
  • Engages students in problem solving, critical thinking, and meaning-making
  • Designs and administers assessments, and uses assessment data to refine curricula and inform instruction and intervention
  • Implements Positive Behavior Support strategies and Restorative Practices to develop a safe and nurturing classroom community
  • Reinforces school-wide rules, policies, and expectations in and outside of the classroom
  • Ensures the rights of all students are observed and protected through the use of appropriate and respectful communication, proper de-escalation techniques, and the use of nonviolent crisis intervention strategies when required
  • Communicates frequently with students’ families through multiple means, including (but not limited to) progress reports, conferences, family events, phone calls.
  • Collaborates with colleagues, including teacher, administrators, and instructional coaches
  • Engages in ongoing learning through regular professional development and collaboration, including grade-level, department, and PLC meetings
  • Completes other tasks as directed by school administrators

Salary Range

$58,863 – $105,509 (plus an annual $10,000 retention bonus)

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