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Thank you for your interest in a CalWest opening.
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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 area is seeking a PK SPECIALIST TEACHER to start January 2022.


  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Minimum 12 ECE units - required.
  • Have experience teaching art, music, and movement to young children; professional or educational experience in one of these areas is a plus.
  • Meet licensing experience requirements (i.e. have worked at least three hours/day for 50 days in an early childhood setting within the last two years).
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs (the weight of the average preschool child).


  • Work collaboratively with homeroom teachers in the day and afternoon programs to integrate specialist strands into projects.
  • Lead, plan and implement an exciting, challenging, child-centered developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum in art, science, music and large motor development.
  • Supervise daily lunch and rest periods; field trips and other activities.
  • Additionally, the Early Childhood Specialist Teacher may implement afternoon programming as a Lead Teacher in the Extended Care Program.

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.