Middle School Humanities Teacher

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater East Bay Area is seeking a Middle School Humanities Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

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

  • Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential or a multiple subject credential 
  • Dual credential in another subject is a plus. 
  • Secondary classroom experience and strong classroom management 
  • Commitment to school hours 


  • Teach 5 sections of 7th or 8th-grade English. 
  • Be committed to supporting students with high needs and believe that all students can be successful at high levels and that a student’s academic success should not be determined by their race or ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender, sexual preference, etc. 
  • Have a student-focused lens and continually seek to build strong relationships with students and their families. Utilize restorative practices with students. 
  • Value community and collaboration with other teachers and supporting staff members. 
  • Be a successful teacher – strong in content knowledge, culturally responsive practices, skilled at curriculum development. Experience with competency-based learning is a plus.  
  • Reflect deeply and often about how to grow and develop instructional practices in order to impact student learning. Be open to coaching and feedback to improve practice. 
  • Be passionate about promoting equity and social justice in their practice, and incorporate themes of social justice into the curriculum, including narratives that have been silenced throughout history. 

Salary Range

$ 65,000 – $ 80,000

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