Director of Admissions

CalWest Educators Placement
California, KY
Nov 17, 2022
Nov 26, 2022
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Thank you for your interest in CalWest’s opening.

CalWest has West Coast roots, national reach, and a global focus that serves a broad range of private and independent day and boarding schools. We focus on cultivating deeply personalized relationships that inform our understanding of your school’s culture, goals, and talent needs.

We lead teacher, administrator, and head-of-school searches across the western United States. Through a combination of dedicated search consultants and highly trained search staff, we recruit culturally competent and highly-accomplished educators and school leaders from a wide range of professional backgrounds.

Your application will only move forward when you upload your cover letter and resume to this direct application link:

CalWest's client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a Director of Outreach to begin July 1, 2023.


* Work with the head of school to develop a comprehensive strategy for outreach and family retention.
* Oversee the entire process of attracting and enrolling new families: advertising budgets, social media presence, public relations opportunities, admission events, promotional materials, website development, application management, child visits and interviews, financial aid process, admission decisions, and welcoming new families.
* Work with other staff to facilitate parent engagement with the school and its mission.


* Bachelor’s degree or more
* Ability to write and communicate well
* Familiarity with the private school admission process
* Data management skills using various software platforms
* Outgoing, energetic personality
* Strong communication and collaboration skills
* Flexibility in meeting multiple needs
* Commitment and excitement for the school's mission
* Personal contemplative practice encouraged

Please note: While we appreciate your interest, due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to all applicants or give individual application status updates; candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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