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 client school, Serendipity School, in Belmont, California is seeking Lower Elementary Teachers for the 2023 - 2024 school year. This search is being conducted exclusively by Senior Search Consultant, Shoshanna Lurie.

Please do not apply directly to the school, all inquiries should be directed to Shoshanna at SLurie@CalWestEducators.com.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Teaching Credential
  • 1 or more years of experience leading an Elementary School level classroom (preferred, but not necessary)
  • An understanding of the academic, social, emotional, and developmental needs of elementary-aged students


  • Planning and implementing dynamic classroom lessons that are standards-based and incorporate hands-on, project-based, collaborative, and experiential learning, as well as higher-level thinking skills such as logical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Differentiate instruction based on diverse learning styles, interests, and abilities
  • Support children one-on-one, in small groups, and in a full-class unit

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.