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 Chief Human Resources Officer 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 TB clearance via a TB Risk Assessement Questionnaire with no TB risk factors identified using 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 to Mr. Mark McKee, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Mr. Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School, at email@example.com
or mail to 23620 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Current Employment Opportunities:
|Director of the Annual Fund|
Viewpoint is currently seeking an experienced and inspirational Director of the Annual Fund with a proven track record in annual giving. The Director of the Annual Fund is responsible for leadership of Viewpoint’s comprehensive Annual Fund campaign (currently over $2 million). Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing effective strategies that will deepen community engagement and increase philanthropic support from all Viewpoint School constituencies, including the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, current and alumni parents, grandparents, and friends and supporters of the School. The position includes managing a complex calendar of annual giving activities and events, preparing compelling and highly segmented appeals and communications, guiding successful phonathons and volunteer engagement, and ensuring timely donor acknowledgement and recognition.
The Director of the Annual Fund reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and collaborates closely with other members of the Advancement Team to ensure the successful attainment of annual giving goals and objectives. The Director of the Annual Fund also collaborates with Director of Alumni Relations to develop strategies to increase alumni support and will work closely with and steward our Annual Fund volunteers. As a member of the Advancement Team, the Director of the Annual Fund attends and supports all Advancement Office events, including parent gatherings and donor receptions, school-wide welcome events, volunteer thank you events, Advancement Committee meetings, the spring Benefit fund raiser, and will otherwise participate enthusiastically in our community. This person is expected to stay current on annual giving best practices and will serve as the subject matter expert on the team.
• Works with the Chief Advancement Officer and Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees to recruit Annual Fund co-chairs and volunteers and to otherwise support their efforts.
• Organizes all phonathons, ensuring a successful launch and close of the annual campaign.
• Recommends fundraising goals based on historical analysis of donor and prospect base.
• Provides ongoing and target evaluation and analysis to meet goals.
• Develops targeted campaigns for parents of current students, grandparents of current students, alumni parents, and faculty and staff.
• Manages and tracks targets and solicitors in the Raiser’s Edge database.
• Works collaboratively with the Director of Alumni Relations and the Director of Strategic Partnerships to facilitate integrated approaches to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
• Monitors program results, and provides ongoing analysis and evaluation of solicitation programs.
• Participates in donor cultivation, communication, involvement, and recognition.
• Personally contacts prospects, as appropriate, for the Annual Fund.
• Acknowledges all Annual Fund donors in a timely manner.
• Produces accurate reports to assist in the analysis of progress and planning for annual giving.
• Develops a yearly plan and calendar of Annual Fund solicitations.
• Helps to conceptualize and oversee the creation and production of all Annual Fund communications materials.
• Assists with execution of logistics for special events coordinated by the Advancement Office.
• Works with the Chief Advancement Officer and Associate Director of Development to compile the Annual Report.
• Engages in the life of the School by actively participating in campus events and programs.
• Consults with peers at equivalent independent schools to learn best practices and possible ways to strengthen Viewpoint’s Annual Fund.
• Maintains the Raiser’s Edge database, as do all members of the Advancement staff.
• Assists with other tasks and projects as assigned.
• Supports the mission and core values of the School.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree and five years of progressively greater experience in a related area of development.
• Demonstrated ability to succeed in managing a comprehensive annual fund program, with a proven track record of improvement.
• Deep and sincere appreciation for the mission of the School.
• Outstanding judgment and the ability to handle matters with confidentiality and discretion.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other team members to achieve goals.
• Demonstrated skill in recruiting, inspiring and managing volunteers.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• A demonstrated competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, data base, internet and computer functions
• Ability to use basic office equipment
Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience level.
Jodi Schapiro, Chief Advancement Officer
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, California 91302
|Learning Specialist in Primary and Lower Schools|
Viewpoint is seeking a Primary and Lower School Learning Specialist to coordinate and implement student academic support. Position requirements are as follows:
• expertise in alternative reading techniques, math support, differentiated instruction, and executive functioning strategies
• assisting teachers in classrooms to help adjust, modify, and enrich curricular approaches and improve pedagogy
• seeking out new and innovative programming and technological applications to support student learning
• remaining current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research, including engaging in regular and strategic professional development to advance the role of the Learning Specialist
• assessing and documenting student progress and achievement, including analyzing student strengths and needs; designing and implementing appropriate instruction to facilitate learning and growth; managing documentation of student needs and disseminating recommendations to faculty
• assisting students and teachers with alternative organizational techniques, study skills, and strategies for executive functioning and anxiety management
• supporting students’ transitions into the next grade and division, including debriefing student issues with other Learning Specialists and/or Counselors
• attending meetings for all students receiving Instructional Support
• working in conjunction with Division Directors to recommend tutors, psycho-educational evaluators, and testing
• communicating with outside educational specialists attending to students’ needs
• establishing and maintaining frequent communication with teachers and administrators about students’ academic needs
• communicating with teachers regarding student accommodations in the classroom
• assisting with admissions screenings and reviewing applicant files
• ordering, sorting, and distributing all standardized testing materials, and preparing materials for scoring and shipping
• attending and participating in faculty meetings, committee meetings, school functions, and professional development activities during and after school hours as needed, appropriate and assigned
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
Competitive candidates should have the following qualifications and skills:
• a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field and a minimum of three years of experience in a related role within a school
• strong communication skills and the ability to work professionally with all members of a school community
• adherence to strict student confidentiality
• experience in reading and interpreting Neuropsychological Evaluations and other forms of diagnostic documentation
• the ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment
• outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and strong discernment and decision-making aptitude
• strong organization and time management
• competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and computer functions
• ability to use basic office equipment
• high level of professionalism and ethical standards, consistently upholding the philosophy, principles, policies, and procedures of the School
• willingness to perform other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned by Head of School or other supervisor
• Position requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, good judgment, reading, memorizing, social skills, speaking, multitasking, and writing.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
, attention Mr. Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School.
|Teacher of Math in the Middle School|
Viewpoint School is seeking qualified candidates for a Teacher of Math in the Middle School, with primary responsibility for the planning, instruction and assessment of Pre-Algebra and Algebra I classes. The position requires ongoing collaboration and communication with team members and administration. Candidates must have an understanding of how children learn and a deep caring about student success in the mathematics classroom. Differentiation of instruction, use of technology in the classroom, and effective communication skills are key aspects of this position. Candidates should have at minimum a relevant Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience teaching Middle School mathematics. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and three recommendation letters to Mr. Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School at email@example.com.
Viewpoint School is looking for a dynamic and passionate individual to lead our Boys Lacrosse program.
The Lacrosse Coach will instruct and work with athletes to prepare them for competition by planning practices, supervising students, and providing excellent coaching. The Coach will help athletes play their best individually or as a team in practice and interscholastic competition. In addition, the Coach will attend all games and know the rules, strategies and techniques of the game of Lacrosse. The Coach must also know about sports equipment, physical fitness and safety. Qualifications include experience coaching Middle and High School age athletes and a background in Southern California lacrosse is preferred. The Coach must have a passion for teaching and possess excellent communication skills.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. Patrick Moyal, Athletics Director at PMoyal@Viewpoint.org
Viewpoint School is currently seeking a talented Costumer to work with teachers and administrators on designing costumes for performances and scheduling fittings. The primary duties of the Costumer will include:
• Design, measure, build, rent, fit, alter, and press costumes for performances. Secure rentals, pick-up/return costumes from rental houses, and dry-clean and launder costumes. Label, organize and inventory all costumes, shoes, hats, and accessories.
• Measure each performer within two weeks of casting and fit each performer’s costumes two weeks before performance date.
• Maintain order and conduct inventory in costume shop and costume storage.
• Work with students to correctly operate costuming equipment (irons, steamers, sewing machines).
• Inspects all costumes storage areas and costuming equipment on a routine basis for safety.
• Observe and report any problems, safety issues, deterioration, and wear and tear on the spaces to the Director of Support Services.
• This position is part-time and will involve significant evening, night, and weekend obligations.
• Ability to work varying shifts determined by theater events and performances.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Lara Conklin, Director of Support Services, at LConklin@Viewpoint.org.
|Extended Day |
Viewpoint School is seeking to hire an energetic and dynamic person to assist in supervising students that attend our Extended Day Program. The Extended Day Program provides childcare services to K-5 students every afternoon, Monday through Friday. The hours are 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Our program includes daily playground time, homework assistance, special games and activities, and weekly art projects. The ideal candidates would add to our team through their passion for education and previous experience working with children. This is a part-time position offering a competitive wage.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For open 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