Head of School

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Senior Leadership

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Orange County area seeks a Head of School for a November 2022 opening.

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 Administrative Leadership field, or the equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of administrative experience at a private school. Business related background.
  • Experience in public speaking and can communicate with confidence and professionalism about trends in education, and the college environment.
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of populations; teachers, parents and students.
  • Contributes to an environment where the school culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of colleagues and thrives on employee engagement.

More about this role


  • Responsible for the overall enrollment of the campus.
  • Oversee all campus budgets and facilities.
  • Responds urgently to customers and team members.
  • Responsible for the evaluation and implementation of the curricula.
  • Ensure the recruitment, retention, and enhancement of quality teachers through the ongoing faculty development and implementation of new ideas, practices, and procedures.
  • Quickly acts on projects, programs and campaigns.
  • Clear evidence of working across teams and functions.
  • Manages with a timeline and follows up on actions and dates.
  • Researches and finds solutions to problems.