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Viewpoint School is a vibrant, dynamic, and exciting place to work. Our semi-rural 40-acre campus offers a natural environment perfect for the development of young minds and bodies. 

At Viewpoint School, faculty and staff are part of a collaborative community of bright, engaged, and dynamic students and colleagues. Employees are an essential part of our first-rate programs and are encouraged to thrive in an environment of innovation and inclusion.
 
Faculty and staff enjoy benefits that include: competitive medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; flexible spending accounts; employee assistance programs; extensive professional development opportunities; credit union membership; reduced-cost lunches; generous vacation time; reduced summer hours; access to fitness facilities; and participation in an array of social and cultural events. 

Viewpoint School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Viewpoint encourages diversity among its faculty and staff members and actively seeks outstanding applicants from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Candidates interested in applying for any opportunities listed below should submit an updated resume and cover letter (including a statement of educational philosophy for faculty) to careers@viewpoint.org.

Current Career Opportunities

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  • Assistant Head of School for Advancement

    Viewpoint School is seeking an Assistant Head of School for Advancement. The successful candidate will become part of an experienced Senior Administrative Team leading an independent, college preparatory school serving 1,215 students in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. S/he will be a strategic thinker and key partner to the Head of School in support of the School’s mission, vision, values, and goals.
     
    The Assistant Head of School for Advancement will assume responsibility for integration of Viewpoint’s development, alumni and parent relations, and communications efforts, as well as annual, endowment, and capital fundraising programming. A major focus will be to further strengthen Viewpoint School's position as a market leader in greater Los Angeles with a nurturing environment where each student is valued personally and engaged in a lifetime learning process of integrity, intellectual discovery, and service to the greater community.
     
    The successful candidate will have an exemplary track record of building relationships that deepen constituents’ level of commitment and inspire them to make extraordinary mission-driven gifts. S/he should have significant experience in working effectively with the Head/President/CEO and in staffing the Board of Trustees. S/he will be an open, caring, and communicative professional—one with a good sense of humor who leads by example and models the highest level of trustworthiness and integrity.
     
    The position is open now, and the School has retained Carney Sandoe and Associates as consultants to the search. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
     
    • A cover letter expressing interest in the position;
    • A current résumé;
    • A list of five (5) professional references with name, phone number and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission) to:
     
    John Clark
    Senior Consultant
     
    Bob Fricker
    Senior Consultant
  • Teacher of French in the Upper School

    Viewpoint is accepting applications for a position teaching Upper School French for the 2019-20 school year. Successful candidates should have at least three years of relevant teaching experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. In addition, the candidate will have interest and experience in a variety of teaching methods, proficiency in student-centered instruction, and a collaborative, innovative mindset.  Effective communication skills are also required.   
     
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mr. Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School, at robert.bryan@viewpoint.org.
  • Teacher of Computer Science in the Middle and Upper Schools

    Viewpoint is accepting applications for a position teaching computer science to middle and upper school students for the 2019-20 school year. This position includes the opportunity to join a dynamic department and re-imagine a signature program of the school. Successful candidates should have at least three years of experience teaching and a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field. In addition, the candidate will have interest and experience in a variety of teaching methods, proficiency in student-centered instruction, and a collaborative, innovative mindset.  Effective communication skills are also required.   
     
    Candidates interested in applying should submit a resume to Anneke Emerson, Chief Innovation Officer, at anneke.emerson@viewpoint.org  
  • Director of Campus Safety and Security

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking a Director of Campus Safety and Security. The Director ensures campus safety and the on-campus protection of students, faculty and staff, family members, and property by continually assessing the School from a safety perspective and implementing all necessary safety-related training and procedures.The Director ensures campus safety and the on-campus protection of students, faculty and staff, family members, and property by continually assessing the School from a safety perspective and implementing all necessary safety-related training and procedures.

    Primary Functions:

    Campus Safety & Security Related

    • Supervises Campus Safety staff
    • Maintains information on Best Practices relative to school safety and security and implements those that are appropriate
    • Identifies security weaknesses and recommends implementation procedures for improvements
    • Coordinates any special security needs deemed necessary for school activities
    • Organizes the first aid/CPR/AED training for faculty and staff
    • Works with the Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Associate Head of School and other campus officials to discuss safety of students and faculty, visitors on campus, and traffic control
    • Works with administrators, faculty, staff and students to ensure proper security and campus safety measures are implemented as related to students, employees, facilities, and property
      Emergency Preparedness Related
    • Serves as the school’s emergency preparedness individual, developing procedures and protocols to deal with emergencies and maintaining an emergency management plan
    • Develops and implements prevention strategies in an effort to minimize the likelihood of school violence
    • Organizes periodic training sessions for all security and administrative personnel dealing with the security of the establishment
    • Updates annually the School’s Crisis Management Plan and coordinates monthly training with Crisis Management Team
    • Updates the School’s Emergency Preparedness Plan annually to be included in the Faculty Handbook
    • Creates a synopsis of the Plan to be mailed to parents in the August Mailer
    • Conducts planned and surprise campus safety drills to check the efficiency of all campus safety measures
    • Maintains the emergency food and water supply for all students and faculty
    • Oversees the collection of all homeroom teachers’ emergency backpacks at the end of each school year, updates the emergency information in the backpacks at the start of the new school year, and distributes to all homeroom teachers
     
    Other

    • Plans, directs, and oversees implementation of comprehensive security systems for protection of students, faculty/staff, parents, visitors, and property
    • Analyzes data of internal operations and plans and directs installation of electronic security systems, such as closed-circuit surveillance, entry controls, CCTV, burglar alarms, ultrasonic motion detectors, electric eyes, and outdoor        perimeter and microwave alarms
    • Works with school nurses, academic leadership and deans of students, school counselors, and other campus leaders to implement systems to promote student health and wellness and manages campus wide health information system
    • Acts as liaison with public safety authorities and school resource officers on all matters affecting school security
    • Investigates crimes committed against client such as fraud, robbery, arson, and violence, etc.
    • Oversees the traffic flow of drop-off/pick-up for each parking lot and keeps traffic control safe
    • Oversees the Identification Cards and card access for faculty, staff, and students
    • Oversees the visitor management system for each entrance by using School Gate Guardian

    Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of seven years related experience in a field related to the security & safety industry and/or business management, and progressively responsible experience in security management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Proven leadership and management skills
    • Ability to conduct interviews and comprehensive investigations
    • Must be self-directed, detail and customer service oriented
    • Must have a professional demeanor with excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Commitment to the School’s needs and readiness to respond at any time
    • In addition to the position described above, you agree to perform other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned by Head of School or another supervisor

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Extended Day Assistant

    Viewpoint School is seeking to hire an energetic and dynamic person to assist in supervising students that attend our Extended Day Program in the fall. The Extended Day Program provides childcare services to K-5 students every afternoon, Monday through Friday. 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 careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Support Services Runner/Stock Person

    Viewpoint is seeking an Support Services Runner/Stock Person to provide hands on support to the Support Services Department during the day, after-hours, and during weekend events, in addition to assisting with moving items, loading and unloading, prepping, and assisting with the set-up of events. This position is also responsible for stocking Employee Break Rooms and Events Inventory.

    Other duties include:

    • Assisting the Director of Events Planning with the setup of Campus events, including transporting food, beverages, and event supplies to event site.
    • Assisting with the unloading and stocking of the event supply storage rooms with deliveries from a variety of suppliers and disseminating supplies to various locations on campus.
    • Organizing Event Work Orders from multiple sources and maintaining schedule of deliveries and Event Set-ups.
    • Preparing Event Carts with necessary Event Items per the Work Order and delivering and/or cleaning up at designated times.
    • Ensuring all Event Supplies are in stock for upcoming Event Work Orders and placing orders with the Director of Events Planning and Catering to ensure timely delivery.
    • Provides support to the Theater and Venue Coordinator with assembly and concert set-up, working as a stage hand during events, and clean up.
    • Shopping for supplies (food, beverages, paper goods, etc.) for events as advised.
    • Assisting the Shipping and Receiving Department with bus duties as needed
    • Participate in "Right-to-Know" and OSHA training, maintain working conditions and standards that comply with health and safety codes
    • Must be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing missions of the School

    Requirements:

    • Driving is required in this position. Individual must have a valid and clear California’s Driver’s License.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Viewpoint School is seeking a skilled Maintenance Mechanic to report to the Director of Operations. Responsibilities include the repair, preventative maintenance, and replacement of plumbing equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical equipment and fixtures, mechanical systems and construction repairs. Duties will also include the support of school functions and observe/report facility defects through campus electronic work order system. The successful candidate will possess 3+ years as a maintenance mechanic and have expertise in at least 1 area of the building trades. Additionally, the candidate we are seeking will have demonstrated ability and experience in the other building trades including electrical, mechanical, carpentry, welding, plumbing and irrigation repairs. General knowledge of OSHA and CAL-OSHA safety standards pertaining to maintenance activities in required. Individual must be flexible in the case of emergencies, events, and as needed. Must have strong working knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in building, mechanical, and electrical maintenance repair and construction activities. Must be able to work in a variety of climates and indoors and outdoors, be able to lift at least 50 pounds, and handle a variety of hand and power tools. Must have valid California’s Driver’s License.

    Interested candidates should send an updated resume to Mike Adams, Director of Operations, at mike.adams@viewpoint.org
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