Dean of Faculty and Academics

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Academic Leadership
Job Location: Northern California Area

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

CalWest’s client school in Northern California is seeking an experienced Dean of Faculty and Academics (exact title TBD) for a July 1, 2021 start date.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field required. Doctoral degree strongly preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience as an academic administrative leader is required, preferably in an independent school.
  • Classroom experience is required.
  • Bilingual in formal written and verbal fluency in Spanish and English.
  • International Baccalaureate and Advance Placement experience is preferred.

More about this role…


  • Develop and implement a process for faculty professional development.
  • Develop, guide, and oversee the school’s Education Technology Program.
  • Develop and establish programs for the orientation of new teachers in collaboration with the Principals and department.
  • Serve as a consultant to teachers in all matters of teaching, learning, and assessments.
  • Regularly meet and/or communicate with parents regarding school activities and programs.
  • Supervise Substitute Teacher Staff in collaboration with Principals.
  • Responsible for new faculty onboarding and mentoring programs.
  • Participate and assist in the admission process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.