This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.
CalWest’s client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a 4th/5th Grade Elementary Teacher to begin November 14, 2022.
- 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
- Relevant, recent experience
- Authorization to live and work in the United States
- Elementary teaching: 1 year (Required)
- Lead Teaching: 1 year (Required)
- Masters in Education and/or Teaching Credential
- Demonstrate commitment to inquiry-based learning
- Able to balance skill development with experiential exploration
- Have strong classroom management skills
- Understand the importance of social-emotional learning
- Have experience differentiating instruction to meet the needs of a variety of learners
- Are reflective practitioners
- Are flexible and creative
More about this role
- Providing one-on-one, small group, and whole group instruction.
- Instructional methods must include direct instruction and inquiry-based exploration in literacy, math, and social studies. Instruction will be in alignment with the Reggio Emilia-inspired approach, as guided by the Head of School.
- Supporting learning inquiry and active student participation by developing age-appropriate project work through thoughtful reflection on student interests, passions, and dialogues.
- Differentiating for individual student needs.
- Collaborating daily/weekly/monthly with co-teachers, specialists, teaching team, and Head of School.
- Monitoring student progress through consistent observations and regular assessments.
- Facilitating a democratic community through daily Morning Meetings and Closing Circles, classroom meetings, conflict resolution strategies, and a view of the child as ‘competent’ in both solving problems and contributing to solutions.
- Implementing classroom management strategies that draw on children’s strengths and participation.