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Viewpoint School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school serving 1200 students in grades K-12. Viewpoint is located in the Santa Monica Mountains of Los Angeles County on a 40-acre campus in Calabasas, close to the countless urban and recreational destinations Los Angeles has to offer. 
 
Viewpoint School prioritizes the quality of the student experience within a context of achievement, and encourages broad student participation in academic and co-curricular opportunities. The school community is unified by a shared set of values and seeks always to strengthen its culture of learning, purpose, caring, and challenge. Viewpoint asks teachers to create relational classroom climates conducive to collaboration, creativity, and application. Employees are part of a dynamic community of bright, engaged students and colleagues. Balancing academic achievement with student wellness is also a priority for the School. 
 
Viewpoint School is committed to being and supporting a diverse and inclusive community of students, teachers and staff. Over 40% of Viewpoint’s students are students of color, and Viewpoint’s families come to campus from over 70 countries. Viewpoint actively seeks diverse, mission-aligned applicants from all backgrounds. 
 
Viewpoint seeks student-centered teachers with expertise and a growth mindset, teachers who are dedicated to excellence and continual improvement. The School offers significant and wide-ranging support for professional development in curricular and pedagogical innovation, diversity and inclusion, and social-emotional learning, and bases its priorities in curriculum and instruction on current neuroscience.
 
All regular full time employees, and part-time employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a regular basis, are eligible to enroll in the medical, dental, and vision plans. These health plans along with our retirement plans are the cornerstone of Viewpoint’s total benefits package. Other benefits employees enjoy include; flexible spending accounts; employee assistance programs; 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. Click here to view the Employee Benefits Brochure. 
 
Viewpoint School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 to careers@viewpoint.org.

Current Career Opportunities

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  • Chief Marketing Officer

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking a Chief Marketing Officer. The Chief Marketing Officer is responsible for providing leadership and strategically managing all of Viewpoint’s communications and marketing as directed by the Head of School. The CMO drives fulfillment of objectives across the organization, including but not limited to enrollment, retention, advancement, brand development, and internal/external communications. The ideal candidate is a creative, business-minded storyteller who creates compelling content and outreach programs that:

    • Generate demand in the highly competitive Los Angeles independent school market
    • Cultivate a vibrant, cohesive community of uncommon mutual commitment
    • Dramatize the unique significance of Viewpoint
    • Advance the School’s regional, state, and national reputation

    Key priorities in the first year will include:

    1. Implementation of a differentiated brand strategy that effectively distinguishes Viewpoint School as a unique educational choice in the Los Angeles region amidst public, private, and independent schools.
    2. Collaborating with a cross-functional team of faculty and administrators to deliver the promise of a Viewpoint education.
    3. Creation of a compelling narrative that fosters engagement, deepening the connection and emotional bonds of everyone in the Viewpoint community.

    The Chief Marketing Officer reports to the Head of School and Assistant Head of School for Advancement, serves as a member of the school’s senior leadership team, and works collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff and others to achieve institutional objectives. In addition, the Chief Marketing Officer will work closely with the Assistant Head of School for Enrollment to market the school to potential applicants.

    Specific Responsibilities

    Marketing/Branding

    • Create and execute a strategic branding and marketing plan to drive demand and enhance Viewpoint’s profile among key constituencies.
    • Serve as a strategic thought partner to Viewpoint’s senior leadership on key strategies to enrich the Viewpoint brand experience.
    • Ensure that predictive analytics, automation, and artificial intelligence are used to keep the School’s marketing strategies efficient and cutting edge.
    • Oversee digital marketing efforts including website design, brand alignment, maintenance, and efficacy.
    • Ensure brand and messaging quality and consistency, establishing and enforcing guidelines across all departments, activities, and events, as well as among professional and volunteer leadership.

    Enrollment

    • In partnership with the Assistant Head of School for Enrollment, provide leadership, strategy development, and execution for marketing and communications plans that meet specific enrollment goals.
    • Lead the strategic planning and production of a variety of web, social media, digital, print, video production, and other media products, designed to meet enrollment goals
    • Utilize website predictive analytics, automation, and artificial intelligence to uncover information about prospective families visiting the School’s website.

    Advancement

    • In collaboration with the Assistant Head of School of Advancement, develop the case for support that drives the school’s fundraising efforts, helping to design strategies and to implement specific plans to improve participation and dollars raised through annual giving, major gift, and capital campaign efforts.
    • Lead the strategic planning and production of a variety of web, social media, digital, print, video, and other media products, designed to increase participation and dollars raised for all fundraising efforts.

    Communications

    • Lead all internal and external marketing communications activities, including messaging and branding, publications, social media, digital communications, web presence, advertising and public relations, and advancement communications.
    • Oversee the design, production, and distribution of all printed materials for Viewpoint, working in close collaboration with relevant colleagues.
    • Oversee all website, video, and photography initiatives in keeping with brand objectives.
    • Serve as the campus media relations contact, which includes emergency and crisis situations. Be on call 24/7 to communicate necessary information to the Viewpoint community.
    • Oversee and ensure editing for the highest level of professionalism in all written communication that represents the School.
    • Keep the Head of School, Assistant Heads of School and other senior leaders informed with accurate and timely information regarding marketing communications initiatives and progress toward established goals.

    Management

    • Direct the day-to-day activities of the marketing communications department at Viewpoint and ensure that administrative systems and procedures, such as data collection, review, and reporting, function smoothly, efficiently, and in collaboration with other departments in the School.
    • Manage and guide the Associate Director of Communications and Digital Marketing and Communications Manager, setting clear objectives, providing regular feedback, and encouraging open and ongoing communication across campus.

    In addition, the Chief Marketing Officer will:

    • Engage actively in professional development to remain current in best practices related to independent school communications, emerging social media, and leading marketing and branding strategies.
    • Actively support the Head of School, Viewpoint’s institutional priorities, and strategic framework, in alignment with the School’s mission, vision, and values.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • At least 10-15 years of experience in marketing and communications with a demonstrated increase in responsibility and success.
    • Strategic thinker, innovative and versatile leader, with proven ability to provide strategic direction while being hands-on and able to inspire a team of talented professionals
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a highly collaborative nature, with the ability to facilitate work between a wide range of individuals and groups.
    • High level of energy, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
    • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information are a must.
    • Knowledge of evolving marketing and communications industry trends is required, along with an understanding of data analytics, practices, tools, and platforms.
    • Ability to develop new marketing assets across all mediums and channels, including social, print, video, advertising, etc.
    • Ability to multitask, set priorities and meet deadlines in an effective and timely manner.
    • Outstanding speaking, writing, and editing skills.
    • Ability to develop, monitor, and adhere to budgets and production schedules

    Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit an updated resume and cover letter to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Teacher in the Lower School

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking a team-oriented lead teacher for the 2020-21 school year. Successful candidates will have relevant credentials and experience, and will be adept at managing teaching and learning in the remote and hybrid conditions. Experience with Responsive Classroom and Lucy Calkins training is desirable. Viewpoint School’s curriculum and instruction are research-informed and prioritize collaboration, connection, and student engagement.
     
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Assistant Teacher in the Lower School

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking an Assistant Teacher in the Lower School. The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for assisting the lead teacher with the day-to-day operation of the classroom and including some instruction of students.

    Primary Functions:

    • Assists the lead teacher with a wide variety of tasks relating to the teaching-learning process for students in addition to providing nurturing care and attending to student's emotional and physical needs
    • Assists with carrying out duties in accordance to specific School program policies, guidelines, and curriculum standards
    • Solves problems through expert judgment aligned with early childhood best practices
    • Works with students in small groups and/or on an individual basis in the classroom to help instruct, reinforce, and follow-up on learning activities
    • Assists in the preparation, modification, and implementation of lesson plans, instructional materials and learning aids as directed by the lead teacher, including scoring student reports and papers, and administering, monitoring and scoring of tests
    • Observes students and assists in the supervision and modeling of appropriate student behavior through positive reinforcement techniques and implementation of lead teacher designed behavior management system
    • Confers with lead teacher concerning student progress and may offer help and suggestions about programs, activities, and materials to meet individual student needs
    • Performs clerical support duties, such as preparing and copying instructional materials; recording grades; preparing and maintaining student files and records as necessary, including confidential records; and distributing and collecting paper, supplies, and materials
    • Assists students in the operation of a variety of instructional aids, media, and computer and software programs
    • Provides support to the lead teacher by setting up work areas, displays, and exhibits, operating movies and other audio-visual equipment
    • Assumes responsibility for the classroom in the absence of the teacher
    • Escorts students to afterschool programs, lunch, and other activities as needed
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service training programs as assigned
    • Plans or participates in planning and implementing parent meetings and activities, including Parent Nights
    • Cooperates with all colleagues in the division and the school as needed in planning, supervision, and implementation of the overall program
    • Works effectively with colleagues

    Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred and experience working with children
    • Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, data base, internet and computer functions
    • Ability to use basic office equipment
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment
    • Position requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, good judgment, reading, memorizing, social skills, speaking, multitasking, and writing
    • In addition to the position described above, you agree to perform other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned by Head of School or other supervisor

    Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit an updated resume and cover letter to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Campus Safety Officer - On-Call

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking on-call part-time Campus Safety Officers. Shifts and times are as follows:
    11:00 a.m. -7:30 p.m., 2:00-10:30 p.m., or 10:30 p.m.-7:00 a.m.
     
    • Swing
    • Graveyard
    • Weekends

    Qualifications and requirements include, but not limited to:

    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Experience in law enforcement, security protection or combination of the two
    • BSIS Guard Card required
    • Additional certifications, licensing or training in security or safety related field is highly suggested.
     
    The school will provide a work shirt, jacket and equipment as needed. You are required to supply pants and shoes.

    Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit an updated resume to careers@viewpoint.org.
  • Extended Day Assistant

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking 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. 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.
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