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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
  • Associate Director of Admission

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking an Associate Director of Admission. The Associate Director of Admission implements and manages the enrollment management program as it relates to recruiting, evaluating, enrolling, and retaining students. 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, knowledgeably 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.
    • Is able to competently handle admission duties related to the recruitment, outreach, assessment, admission, and pedagogical considerations of candidates to any grade K-12, regardless of grade level.
    • 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 assessment results.
    • Is able to speak competently on general aspects of admission for international students.
    • With the Assistant Head for Enrollment Management, plans, organizes, and implements campus-based outreach programs for potential families and schools that feed students to Viewpoint.
    • Assists Assistant Head for Enrollment Management 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.
    • Job may requires some weekend and evening work.
    • Is able to work in a paperless, data-driven admission environment, that is high performing and deadline driven.
    Specific Duties of Assistant/Associate Director of Admission:

    • Oversees and directs campus-based Middle and Upper School Preview Day events that involve participation of faculty, student volunteers and promotion of curriculum. Organizes faculty and student participation in and support of these programs.
    • Oversees and directs Middle and Upper School Visit and Revisit Days including developing visitor schedules, coordinating student hosts, and communication with faculty and administrators.
    • Oversees and directs the Middle and Upper School Student Ambassador program, including recruiting, selecting, and training students for assistance with admission events.
    • Serves as a liaison to the Upper School Founders Club, selecting and training current student volunteers for assistance with admission events.
    • Serves as a liaison to the Communications Office working collaboratively on website updates and maintenance, and development of marketing materials.
    • Develops new family onboarding materials.
    • Assists as needed with Office of Admission webpage maintenance and desktop publishing needs.
    • Oversees online family meeting scheduling software.
    • Develops, implements, and synthesizes all Office of Admission surveys used throughout the year.
    • Assists Admission Coordinator as needed with all aspects issuing admission decisions.
    • Assists Admission Coordinator as needed with SEVP compliance and issuing of I-20 documents to international students.

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Business Office Assistant - AP Focused

    Viewpoint School is seeking a full-time Business Office Assistant – AP Focused to perform a range of general clerical, accounting, and bookkeeping support functions within the business office, with an Accounts Payable focus. Exercises judgment in selecting and applying established procedures correctly and in determining when to refer problems to the supervisor. 
     
    Primary Functions: 
     
    • Assists with matching and coding all invoices and keying them into the system
    • Audits and processes expense reports and credit card bills
    • Reconciles vendor statements, researches and corrects discrepancies
    • Helps prioritize invoices based on payment terms
    • Matches invoice to checks, obtains all authorized signatures and distributes checks
    • Vendor W-9 maintenance and prepares year-end 1099’s
    • Checks and verifies P.O.’s, as needed
    • Processes electronic deposits and creates electronic back-up for each deposit
    • Counts, reconciles, and logs cash from various activities
    • Assists parents with processing tuition payments as necessary     
    • Maintains accounts payable, accounts receivable, and vendor files
    • Prepares or assists in preparing various financial or administrative reports
    • Assists with monthly closings and special departmental projects
    • Prepares analysis for vendor and student accounts, as required
    • Assists with related special projects, as required
    • Provides support for the Summer Programs Dept.
    • Maintains Business Office inventory
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required: 
     
    • 1 to 3 years of experience
    • Courteous manner in dealing with faculty, students, families, and staff
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Required to occasionally bend and stoop. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. 
    • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures
    • Organizational skills
    • Team building skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
    • Time management skills
    • Ability to work with little or no supervision

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to careers@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.
  • 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.
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