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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 administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest's client school, in the Orange County area of California, seeks an experienced Director of Admissions and Enrollment to build and lead its inaugural admissions office. The Director of Admissions and Enrollment will report to the Head of School and sit on the school’s leadership team. Further, the Director of Admissions and Enrollment will update existing admissions procedures and create new admissions procedures for the school.

Ideal candidates will have several years of admissions experience in independent schools. They will understand and champion the value of an independent school education, and have excellent communication skills that allow them to inspire families to consider this school for their children. They will find challenge and excitement in building a student body that can both benefit from and bring benefit to the school community. As the first Director of Admissions and Enrollment, the Director of Admissions and Enrollment will create the admissions office and policies for the school.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred;
  • Positive and welcoming personality;
  • Demonstrates cultural competence;
  • Effective leadership qualities;
  • Efficient working style;
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed;
  • Experience with Google Suite and Blackbaud products;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Collaborative co-worker

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.

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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.