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Applying for Position:

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

CalWest's client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area is seeking an Upper School History Teacher (2 Year Interim) to begin August 1, 2023.


  • Teach US History with a thematic lens
  • Help students develop historical thinking skills as well as historical understanding of the individual and collective experiences of people around the world
  • Design and implement creative pedagogy with instruction that values a hands-on, collaborative, project-based curriculum & methodology 
  • Cultivate an inclusive, challenging, and equitable learning environment that reflects Crystal’s core values and allows the diverse student body to grow and thrive 
  • Set and maintain acceptable standards of classroom behavior to establish a positive and appropriate learning environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative and meaningful curriculum with vertical alignment 
  • Integrate technology in effective ways that enhance students’ learning experiences and growth 
  • Participate in professional development opportunities that promote growth and leadership 
  • Record and report on students' progress. Assign and grade projects and examinations.
  • Serve as an advisor who is committed to the social and emotional development of students 
  • Attend meetings as required  
  • Uphold Crystal’s core values
  • Foster an inclusive school environment


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university      
  • Knowledge of subjects assigned  
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction practices
  • Ability to instruct students and apply effective classroom management 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Master’s Degree in a related field preferred

CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.

Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

Our client schools make the final decisions.

Deciding to Apply

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