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Applying for Position:
Chemistry Teacher

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

CalWest's partner school in the greater San Francisco Area seeks an experienced Chemistry Teacher to begin July 2024. 


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. 
  • Experience working with secondary school students is preferred.
  • We seek an individual who can construct compelling courses and engaging classroom activities, with a keen interest in playing a significant role in the full life of the school.
  • Strong classroom management skills. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Dedication to creating an inclusive and diverse learning environment. 


  • Primary duties include teaching high school chemistry and a rotation of thematic classes.
  • Teaching a rotation of thematic classes at both the middle school and high school levels.
  • Mentoring independent projects and teaching ungraded mini-courses related to the successful candidate’s interests.
  • Individual who can construct engaging classroom activities and play a significant role in the full life of the school.

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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If you have questions about the qualifications to apply, please contact us at mysearch@calwesteducators.com.