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Applying for Position:

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Santa Barbara area of CA is seeking a School Counselor to begin in October 2021 and for the 2022-2023 school year. 


  • Doctoral degree in school counseling, clinical psychology, psychiatry, or closely related field and five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • School Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, or Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • Experience working with students from different backgrounds, cultures, and academic needs, including students with learning differences or giftedness and training on meeting the needs
  • School counseling experience preferred


  • Provides support of the School's counseling program (primarily Monday through Friday) with some evening and weekend commitments
  • Provides emergency and on-call support of and conjunction with health center staff
  • Works closely with the director of counseling services, dean of students, director of student life and the director of health services to coordinate care
  • Conducts mental health assessments and offers one-on-one counseling on a short term basis (six to eight sessions per student)
  • Collaborates with the School’s Human Development department in implementing wellness lessons

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