Head of West Coast Enrollment for AltSchool in San Francisco, CA

Head of West Coast Enrollment

AltSchool - San Francisco, CA - Full time

AltSchool - San Francisco, CA - Full time

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We are educators and technologists who believe that we can positively impact the world through education. We believe that by creating a platform for education we can achieve our mission of making the best education the most available.

We started by opening lab schools to allow educators to explore the educational practices of the future and then brought in a technology team to support educators. Together, we’re building an operating system for teaching and learning that makes whole-child, personalized learning possible for students and teachers.

In order to achieve our vision of enabling all children to reach their potential, we’re now partnering with forward-thinking schools to impact more students. Together with these innovative partners, we are working to make the best education the most available.

Headquartered in San Francisco, AltSchool is a public benefit corporation and is a Certified B Corp (B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency).

We are backed by many key investors including Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s donor-advised fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, all of who are committed to helping achieve our goal of making the best education the most accessible.

Head of West Coast Enrollment

As Head of West Coast Enrollment, you will introduce prospective families to AltSchool and match students, teachers, and parents at our two San Francisco Lab Schools. The ideal candidate has experience running a K-8 or K-12 admissions process at a leading school in San Francisco as well as existing connections to the community of preschool and peer school leadership in the region.


  • Ensure prospective parents and students have an informative, convenient and inspiring end-to-end experience as they learn about AltSchool and make their school decision
  • Ensure San Francisco schools achieve enrollment and quality goals with the efficient use of resources
  • Ensure AltSchool deeply understands prospective parents and students and can compose optimally balanced classes


  • Serve as the main point of contact for all prospective applicants throughout the admissions process (answer inquiries, schedule/conduct interviews, send follow-up communications)
  • Plan, organize and execute all admissions events including open houses, school tours, maker days and social opportunities
  • Support outreach and recruitment efforts by representing AltSchool at open houses, school fairs, and local events as well as engaging with our Parent Ambassadors
  • Interface closely with Marketing to understand and meet the family demand for San Francisco Lab Schools, and to tell the AltSchool story
  • Process and review student applications (including scheduling interviews, gathering student records, evaluating financial aid needs) to move families through the enrollment pipeline and ensure timely admissions decisions
  • Collect and analyze feedback from stakeholders to identify and execute the continual process and product improvements both internally and externally

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in leading an admissions process at a top independent school
  • High EQ and empathy for educators, parents, and students
  • Strong leadership and cross-functional work experience; adept at working with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment; takes initiative and is comfortable with ambiguity
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to balance competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Google suite (Gmail, Sheets, Slides, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in public speaking (for open houses, tours, and school events)
  • Excitement about helping children achieve their potential through a learner-centric, technology-enabled education

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • AltSchool tuition assistance

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To be considered for this role, please submit an online application.


Special School Employment Requirements

All AltSchool - California employees must undergo criminal background checks and TB risk assessments as mandated by California state law prior to their start dates at AltSchool. By submitting an application, you acknowledge that your employment with AltSchool would be conditioned on satisfactory background check and completion of the TB risk assessment.

Work Authorization

Please be aware that while AltSchool is able to facilitate transfers for certain types of work visas, we are generally unable to offer original visa sponsorship. Please consider sending an e-mail to jobs@altschool.com before submitting a full application if you will require sponsorship.

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