CalWest Candidate Agreement

Thank you for taking the time to complete your application. With CalWest as your partner in the search process, you will benefit from the following services:

  • support with our online application
  • personalized resume advice and suggestions
  • an interview with a member of the CalWest Team
  • advocacy on your behalf to our client schools
  • job interview and school visit preparation (if needed)
  • guidance when receiving and accepting offers
General Candidacy

In return, once accepted as a candidate, you agree to the following terms:

  • pay the $45 application processing fee. NOTE: This fee is not a placement fee. Our placement fees are paid entirely by the client schools.
  • grant CalWest authorization to submit information provided in your profile to prospective employers.
  • acknowledge that a CalWest introduction lasts for a period of 24 months, regardless of candidate status, and covers all openings for which your profile is considered (even if you first interview for a different position).
  • check with CalWest before contacting any independent, private, or charter school on your own unless the school is located outside of the region represented by CalWest. CalWest will advise you to apply directly to schools that choose not to engage our services).
  • examine your publicly posted internet content. NOTE: Anything you post, including social media profiles, is subject to viewing and may impact the status of your candidacy with CalWest or a potential employer.
  • accept that CalWest cannot guarantee an interview or offer from any school or employer.
  • recognize that CalWest is not an employment agency. You have the right to end your candidacy at any time. Similarly, CalWest reserves the right to terminate your candidacy at any time.
  • understand that some positions are confidential and details may not appear for you to view.
  • notify CalWest of any search developments, including interviews and offers.
  • provide the school/organization and position title to CalWest for all offers received.

If you wish to discuss or require further explanation of the contents of this agreement, we encourage you to contact our office by email at