Upper School Division Head

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Senior Leadership
Job Location: Greater Portland OR Area

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

CalWest’s partner school in the greater Portland area seeks an Upper School Division Head for a July 2022 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in appropriate field.
  • 5 years’ teaching experience.
  • Intercultural competence, ability to interact appropriately with persons of diverse backgrounds, ability to lead diverse teams, demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • General digital literacy; database skills, intermediate to advanced MS Office Suite, Google Suite and other web-based applications; Zoom, Skype, and other communication applications, appropriate to job duties, and ability to learn and adapt as digital tools evolve.

More about this role…


  • Implement Strategic Plan.
  • Collaborate with the Administrative Team.
  • Collaborate with and advise the Admissions Office.
  • Oversee the Upper School Budget.
  • Collaborate with the Advancement Office.
  • Recruit, orient, support, lead, supervise, evaluate.
  • Provide pedagogic and curricular leadership.
  • Promote professional growth and development.
  • Maintain and develop the academic program and monitor academic standards.
  • Integrate technology into the academic program and the function of the school.
  • Collaborate with director of residential life and associate head of school to maintain and develop the Residential Life program.