4th Grade 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 the Greater Seattle Area is seeking a Lower School – Fourth Grade Classroom Faculty 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

  • Experience in teaching required, with 3 or more years of teaching preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, a graduate degree is preferred
  • Teaching Certification or equivalent training preferred
  • The capacity and desire to engage in experiential activities and programs with students
  • The ability to be patient and positive and find joy in the journey of promoting a lifelong love of learning 
  • An ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with others, including administrators, colleagues, staff, students, and families, in order to maintain constructive and professional relationships
  • A commitment to completing work in a timely and thorough manner while being conscientious about assignments and deadlines
  • A willingness to participate in professional growth/development opportunities 
  • Have proficient skills in the use of technology, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Suite, Google Drive, and Outlook


  • Create and sustain classroom culture based on the mission and values of the school
  • Collaborate and work effectively in teams with colleagues
  • Design, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that emphasize experiential learning experiences
  • Differentiate instructional resources/methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • Value and incorporate diverse perspectives in daily interactions and in the curriculum
  • Collaborate with school counselor to establish and maintain social emotional learning and wellness for all students
  • Work closely with the learning coordinator to support varying learning styles and needs in the classroom
  • Establish positive classroom expectations with a responsive behavior management style, creating a safe and comfortable environment for all students
  • Create and sustain effective parent/guardian partnerships
  • Coordinate families to engage and volunteer with the classroom
  • Observe/evaluate/assess students’ development and maintain accurate records on progress, to include drafting detailed and thoughtful report cards
  • Communicate effectively with students’ families about student progress and classroom news
  • Routinely plan and prepare outside the scheduled school day
  • Manage a classroom budget
  • Participate positively in meetings, activities/committees such as community events and school admissions
  • Attend school related events outside the scheduled school day
  • Keep up-to-date with child development, teaching resources, and instructional methods in order to make relevant changes to teaching practices
  • Conscientiously complete other duties as assigned

Salary Range

$56,836 – $102,824

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