Viewpoint School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical conditions (such as cancer or genetic characteristics, physical or mental impairment), or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local laws. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Director at 818 591-6550.
Viewpoint is pleased to receive letters of inquiry in any field when opportunities are available as listed below.
All employees, prior to starting work at Viewpoint School, must successfully complete the pre-employment requirements of a successful clearance of TB via a TB Test Questionnaire with a heatlh care professional or receive a negative TB Test result, and a criminal background clearance through a LiveScan vendor.
Teaching at Viewpoint
As the rest of this site will show you, Viewpoint School is a vibrant, dynamic, and exciting place to work. Our semirural 40-acre campus offers a natural environment perfect for the development of young minds and bodies. Teachers at Viewpoint are experts in their various fields, typically possessing education beyond the bachelor's degree. Viewpoint encourages diversity among its faculty members and actively seeks outstanding applicants from all backgrounds. Candidates interested in applying for a faculty opportunity should submit an updated resume, letter of educational philosophy, and three letters of reference.
Current Employment Opportunities:
|Director of Physical Plant|
The Director of Physical Plant performs diversified management and coordination functions and helps insure, along with the Director of Facilities and Construction, responsive, timely and thorough responses to the needs of the School community for physical plant and event support. The Director is responsible for:
- The management of personnel, finances, equipment, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the maintenance and repair of the campus buildings and grounds, and the maintenance, repair and operation of utility systems.
- The Director of Physical Plant interacts with other departments, Administrators, Faculty and Staff, and administers all aspects of the Physical Plant Department.
- The Director also utilizes various computer systems/software appropriate for the administrative management of Physical Plant, operation of building systems. Additional responsibilities include having extensive contact outside vendors to obtain price quotations, determine status on orders, and following up on problem areas, consulting with employees on work orders, providing requested information, and resolving problems, and coordinating ordering and inventory levels with appropriate users, purchasing and outside vendors.
- The Director is responsible for the formulation of the departmental budget requests. S/he administers all human resource management policies and procedures as they pertain to the Physical Plant Department.
- The Director delegates to and holds subordinates responsible for satisfactory performance of assignments, encourages subordinates to take greater personal responsibility for their areas, thereby improving their professional standing and work diligently to create a safe campus environment at all times.
- The Director is responsible for requisition of inventory control, and maintenance of divisional equipment and supplies and for approving purchasing maintenance supplies and equipment in concert with Director of Facilities and Construction.
- The Director provides leadership to the Physical Plant team.
Must have a good understanding of engineering principles as it applies to building mechanical systems, building envelopes, vehicles, irrigation systems, and all campus structures and equipment, extensive knowledge of compliance measures with OSHA, fire codes, Life/Safety codes, Federal and State codes, and city ordinances. Must have a track record of successfully guiding the human and physical resources of each of the department units to coordinate their operations in order to attain the goals and objectives of the department and that of the School. S/he is accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing needs of the School and is an important member of Viewpoint School Emergency Plan.
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three (3) years experience in a Physical Plant Senior Management Position, preferably in a Maintenance, Physical Plant, or Facilities Department. Five (5) years experience in Physical Plant Senior Management is desirable• Must be self-directed, detail and customer service oriented
- Must have strong colleague and team relationship skills
- Must have a professional demeanor with excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience in coordinating small projects, repairs and working with a team on large projects
- Must have strong experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Grounds, and Custodial
- Proficiency in School Facility Management Software or CMMS, “School Dude” is desirable
- Facilitates response to emergency situations on a 24/7 basis
- Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, data base, internet and computer functions
- Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, and representatives from the business community
- Proven personnel management skills and contractor management experience, with aptitude to judge quality of performance in all major technical trades
|Registrar and College Counseling Assistant|
Viewpoint School is seeking a College Counseling Assistant and Registrar to join a team of four college counselors in an Upper School of 510 students. Below are job duties and personal qualifications for the position:
Duties—This position will:
- Oversee preparation and maintenance of student files and credentials, including transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation, application forms, contact information
- Greet all visitors to the college counseling office, maintain appearance of office, and schedule all college admission presentations
- Assist counselors with academic advising scheduling for all Upper School students
- Gather admissions data and help prepare college counseling publications and reports
- Prepare printed materials and mailings for college counseling student and family meetings and evening programs
- Confirm enrollment or graduation for students and alumni
- Submit Cal Grant GPA verification forms and UC ELC applications
Personal Qualifications—The ideal candidate must:
- Have three to five years of administrative assistant experience
- Be a high school graduate, although a college graduate is preferred
- Enjoy people and collaborate well with colleagues, students, faculty, parents
- Be detail-oriented, organized, and meticulous
- Multi-task and be productive in a fast-paced work environment
- Master computer programs and databases (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Naviance, PCR)
- Understand the confidential nature of the work
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and résumé to:
Director of College Counseling
|Assistant Director of Admission|
The Assistant Director of Admission implements the enrollment management program as it relates to recruiting, evaluating, enrolling, and retaining students. He or she serves as a major official in the Admission Office, meeting and interviewing several hundred prospective students and their families, promoting the School’s academic and co-curricular programs to various constituents in our community, knowledgably conversing about the breadth of opportunities available in a K-12 school, interviewing and assessing applicants for admission, reviewing admission applications, and making admission recommendations.
Serves as one of Viewpoint’s strongest advocates and ambassadors, meeting, interviewing,
counseling, and touring several hundred prospective students and families.
Promotes the School’s academic and co-curricular programs to various constituents in our community, knowledgably conversing about the breadth of opportunities available at every level, both elementary and secondary, in a K-12 school.
Serves as a member of the Admission Committee to determine those who are accepted to the School.
Communicates decisions regarding admission to prospective parents professionally, and courteously counseling prospective families as needed.
Conducts interviews of prospective students and their families.
Articulates the School’s mission to prospective families by visiting feeder schools, representing Viewpoint at off-campus open houses and participating in professional associations of independent school admission officers.
Promotes Viewpoint School’s athletic and artistic programs in outreach and in counseling of prospective students and families comfortably and knowledgably conversing about the breadth of athletic and artistic opportunities. Is able to competently administer admission assessments to any grade level of applicant, from elementary through secondary, and to interpret those assessments results.
Is able to speak competently on general aspects of admission for international students. With the Chief Enrollment Officer, plans, organizes, and implements campus-based outreach programs for potential families and schools that feed students to Viewpoint.
Assists Chief Enrollment Officer in organizing the appointment calendar of visitors to the School to ensure maximum efficiency and professionalism.
Communicates with teachers, faculty, parents, students, and outside school constituencies about Viewpoint’s program and its admission decisions, utilizing excellent writing skills.
Able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in matters of significance to the job
Able to carry out admission duties specific to any grade level, including recruitment, outreach, assessment, admission and pedagogical considerations.
Job may require weekend and evening work.
Is able to work in a paperless, data-driven admission environment.
Minimum education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree and prior admission or other relevant experience at a college preparatory school, college, or university
Outstanding interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, and strong discernment and decision making aptitude are essential to be successful in this position
Experience with the school admission process
Organizational and time management skills
Must demonstrate computer competency MS Office products, internet, and databases
|Campus Safety Manager|
The Campus Safety Manager ensures the safety and protection of students, faculty and staff, and property. Patrols and helps to manage other Campus Safety staff to assure security and prevent damage to or loss of school and employee property. This individual will conduct daily briefings with the Campus Safety Department, Supervise Campus Safety Officers, and complete reports when required. They will also be responsible for performing technical Campus Safety tasks and procedures (fire alarms, fire extinguishers, locks, health and safety permits, emergency preparedness and other security and safety related items).
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility. Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with faculty, staff, and local law enforcement personnel. Maintain complete confidentiality of students and families. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and strong computer skills are required. May be required to adjust hours and be on-call for safety or security related incidents, or as needed. Required to work several mandatory events through school year.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
• 5-10 year experience in the Security Management, Safety Management, or Law Enforcement field.
• Law Enforcement training or security guard experience
• California Guard Card
• CERT qualified or equivalent emergency response training
• Valid vehicle operator's permit to drive security vehicle
• Successfully completed American Red Cross first-aid and CPR course, or equivalent. EMT certification recommended
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Lenel Security OnGuard, Sony Realshot Manager and Adobe Design
• As a first-responder, must be able to react appropriately under emergency and other stressful situations
• Must be a team player and be willing to put in the extra effort to ensure team success
• Position requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, good judgment, reading, memorizing, social skills, speaking, multitasking, and writing
Interested candidate should send a cover letter and resume to Carlos Sanchez, Director of Health, Safety and Emergency Preparedness, at csanchez@Viewpoint.org
For open faculty and staff positions, unless noted otherwise, please direct your correspondence to:
Mrs. Joyce Goodman
Director of Human Resources
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
For open athletic positions, unless noted otherwise above, please direct your correspondence to:
Mr. Patrick Moyal
Director of Athletics
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
|Viewpoint School offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time and part time employees who work 30 hours or more per week, which includes:
- Kaiser Permanente or Anthem/Blue Cross health plans
- Delta Dental plans
- Life insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Flexible Spending Plan
- Credit Union
- A matching pension program, if eligibility requirements are met, through TIAA-CREF (regular employees who work 20 hours or more per week may also qualify)
- Professional Development Funds supporting participation in work-related classes and workshops