Westtown School, an independent, PK-12, day and boarding Quaker school in West Chester, Pennsylvania, seeks a key contributor who, based on background and experience, would join our team as either an Assistant or Associate Director of Upper School Admission.
The School: Westtown is a spirit-led school where students are empowered to discover their unique gifts and guiding purpose in a values-based community, while acquiring the skills and knowledge they will need to impact — and to better — the world they will inherit. Founded in 1799 by members of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Westtown educates not just for the sake of college preparation, but for an engaged and reflective life. The school’s academic program is rigorous, and its college admissions record is impressive. At the same time, the school places a strong emphasis on reflection and mindfulness, both in weekly Meeting for Worship and in students’ everyday lives. Westtown’s beautiful 600-acre campus, located just 25 miles west of Philadelphia, encourages investigation, relaxation, and play, as well as illustrating the school’s commitment to sustainability. Quaker values and practices pervade the curriculum and culture, encouraging each community member to value diversity, to seek peace and justice, and to demonstrate respect for self and others.
Position Summary: This position contributes to the recruiting, selection and retention process for boarding and day students, grades 9 – 12.
A successful candidate will display behavioral competencies in the following areas:
Strong Customer Orientation
Experience with Relationship building
? Curious & Discovers Needs
? Insightful & asks excellent questions
? Competitive Drive / Results Driven
? Solves problems
? Takes Initiative
? Helpful advisor
? Energized by People
? Builds rapport and trust
? Strategic Thinker
Bachelor’ Degree in a relation field
A strong aptitude to assess the needs and aspirations of the family and the student
Excellent interpersonal skills
Customer relationship and organizational skills
Independent and/or boarding school experience highly preferred
Fluency in Spanish and high level of cultural competency and acumen in relation to Spanish speaking cultures is preferred but not required
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Other assignments such as coaching and residential duties may be discussed.
Westtown welcomes diverse candidates and encourages them to apply. Westtown does not discriminate in hiring, and is committed to fostering an inclusive community based on cultural competence, commitment to social justice, and respect for all voices.
Interested, qualified candidates should apply via Westtown School ADP Employment portal