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Applying for Position:

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

Early Childhood Educator (Junior Kindergarten/Kindergarten)

CalWest's client school, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area seeks an early childhood educator for the 2020-2021 school year (fulltime/temporary).


  • Co-teach in our early childhood program, including early literacy/language arts, mathematics and social studies as a member of a four-person kindergarten team
  • Implement the school’s social emotional curriculum, which is based in Responsive Classroom curriculum and approach
  • Provide a hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching that is responsive to individual students and meets the developmental needs of 5 and 6 year old learners
  • Collaboratively plan and co-teach with colleagues, including Resident Teachers, with a focus on differentiated learning.
  • Actively participate in a faculty culture that is committed to being at the leading edge of K-8 education
  • Report to the Lower School Head


  • A love of elementary children and early childhood education
  • Master’s degree and five years teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a progressive, dynamic and responsive school community
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and highly collaborative teaching environment and to form strong relationships with colleagues, families and students,
  • A growth mindset, active sense of humor, and excellent organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in educational technology

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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