2nd Grade 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 a 2nd Grade Teacher to begin 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 four-year degree from a college or university.
  • A Valid teaching credential, Masters Degree and/or previous elementary school teaching experience
  • Maintains a passionate, student-centered, developmental approach to teaching
  • Is well-organized and maintains up to date lesson plans, scope and sequence, and curriculum maps
  • Demonstrates the ability to differentiate instruction and address the needs of all student learners
  • Actively implements Responsive Classroom methodologies and strategies
  • Engages in meaningful and productive collaboration with administration, colleagues, and parents
  • Displays excellent communication skills with a commitment to keeping parents informed as partners in their child’s learning
  • Is motivated to take risks and seek leadership opportunities
  • Exhibits interest in professional growth opportunities with a strong commitment to ongoing education
  • Motivated to improving the school as a whole, sharing best practices
  • Adept at utilizing technology as an added instructional tool including: navigating Google applications, working with iPads, and upholding classroom management of various educational applications
  • Is self-reflective and committed to improving one’s practice, embracing feedback from colleagues, administrators, and students


  • Designing and implementing project-based, multidisciplinary instructional units aligned across all academic domains
  • Incorporating SEL curriculum and practice within the academic program
  • Developing dynamic, engaging, learning opportunities that interconnect school subjects, including English, Judaics, Math, Science, Technology, and History
  • Collaborating with grade-level colleagues to plan, integrate, and enhance instruction in all curricular areas
  • Collaborating regularly with Grade 1 and Grade 3 teachers to ensure alignment of curricular goals and skills
  • Attending all professional development days arranged/calendared by the School,
  • Attending and actively participating in all Orientation days
  • Participating in special school events including, but not limited to, Open House, Back to School Night, grade level trips, and special student performances. Attendance at all other community/school events is encouraged
  • Being visibly and actively present and on time for all other assigned duties on campus

Salary Range

$60,000 – $90,000

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