Associate Head of School – P-8th Grade

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

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area is seeking an Associate Head of School – P-8th Grade to start November 1, 2022.

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 required, in education-related field preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience with additional experience in a leadership role preferred (i.e., grade-level coordinator, department chair, etc.).
  • Formal assistant director, administrative, curriculum and/or business experience at a private school.
  • Must be able to relate well with students, parents, teachers, and staff.
  • Must be decisive and take initiative in the development of the campus.

More about this role


  • Assists in overseeing the day-to-day operations and maintaining a visible presence for staff, students, and families.
  • Evaluates curriculum with input from teachers, tests, students, parents, and Education Department to assure that the benchmarks are current.
  • Assist with new and continuing enrollment, including testing when needed.
  • Evaluate teachers, monitor lesson plans, and address performance issues in conjunction with Head of School.
  • Manage regular and summer school program data, including class lists and schedules.

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Senior Leadership

New to CalWest? Apply today.

If you are a CalWest candidate, please use the link, Apply through the CalWest Portal, on the left to enter your profile email address.

If you are new to CalWest, a CalWest Representative will reach out to you to discuss our placement services for candidates. All applicants must create a CalWest profile for our client schools.

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx