Elementary School Teacher

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

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area seeks an Elementary School 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

  • BA or BS required. Higher education is always welcome 
  • Teaching Credential and minimum of 3 years of classroom experience. First year teachers are welcome to apply. 
  • Fully vaccinated (Required) 
  • Experience working with children in a teaching/learning environment 
  • Experience in Independent Schools (No Independent School experience will be considered). 
  • Familiarity with mastery based learning and grading (willing to train) 
  • Strong communication skills 


  • Ensure lesson plans are engaging and active which supports a positive classroom management program. 
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible. 
  • Resolving Conflicts between students by addressing complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances.  
  • Instruct students individually and in groups. 
  • Collaborate with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula. 
  • Create differentiated learning opportunities and work with Student Services Coordinator for children with individualized learning plans. 
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement instruction and student engagement.  
  • Use formative and summative assessments in order to evaluate and report on student progress throughout the school year. 
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities. 
  • Participation in weekly Professional Learning Community activities 
  • Desire to grow professionally 
  • Willingness to be observed by Division Head and co-workers during the year and receive feedback; willing to do the same for others. 

Salary Range

$50,000 – $80,000

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