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Teach Science in California

Science is one of the most acute teacher shortage areas, making job prospects very strong. Over the next decade, California is projected to need more than 33,000 science and math teachers. Do you have a passion for science? Are you ready to make a positive impact on young lives?

Teachers have the unique opportunity to inspire students to take an interest in science — a field that can lead to innovations and a life of value.
You will need to meet the credential requirements as you demonstrate knowledge of the content and the methods of teaching science.
Teaching science in California public schools affords you many options based on your situation, education, and experience.
Learn what resources and supports can help you to become a California science teacher.
Access helpful science-related resources to learn more about the field. Select ‘science’ in the ‘subject’ pull-down.