Department Chair Visual Arts

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Visual Arts

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking a Department Chair, Visual Arts for an August 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

  • Possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience

More about this role


  • In conjunction with the Assistant Head of School and division heads, determine student placement and faculty allocations
  • Meet regularly with the Assistant Head of School, division heads, Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning, and deans
  • Serve as an advisor, provide lunch supervision, host office hours, chaperone field trips and outdoor education, participate in committees, and other duties, as assigned