Welcome, Applicant!

Thank you for your interest in a CalWest opening.
To begin, please provide your email address.

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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 Oakland area of CA is seeking a committed, collaborative, and passionate Learning Specialist (PK-3)


  • Master’s degree in education, special education, or educational therapy
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in elementary education
  • Fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred.
  • Experience using neuropsychological evaluations, IEPs, and related educational assessment tools to assist with interpreting scores, implementing accommodations, allocating resources, and helping teachers and families understand their students’ learning needs


  • Excellent writing, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented and exhibit technical/computer skills as required for job performance
  • Demonstrate an interest in staying current on education and LD research and best practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge of managing student data with confidentiality

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

At minimum, applicants should have:

About CalWest Educators Placement

CalWest is the “go-to” firm for educators seeking new positions at independent schools on the West Coast. We focus on increased communication and understanding with our candidates, providing reliable and candid advice about the schools they are considering.

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