Welcome, Applicant!

Thank you for your interest in a CalWest opening.
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Applying for Position:

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

CalWest's partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area is seeking two Assistant/Associate Directors of Admission; one for Middle School (6-8) and one for Upper School (9-12), to start in July 2021.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred 
  • 3+ years' experience in admissions at an independent school or college
  • Knowledge of admissions software, application management, communications reporting systems, Blackbaud/Education Edge, and the ability to learn new technology
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus 


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive admission enrollment strategy, including analytic tools and metrics that will guide recruiting efforts
  • Represent the School at both internal and external-facing events and meetings. Design activities including virtual, on and off campus events
  • Engage prospective students and families, and advise on requirements, policies and procedures
  • Conduct and evaluate the qualifications of prospective students
  • Develop relationships with admissions and school placement officers at local K-12 institutions
  • Serve as a Middle or Upper School Advisor

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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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.