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Viewpoint School is an equal opportunity employer. Equal Employment Opportunity requires that all personnel decisions such as hiring, promotion, reclassification, etc., are made without any consideration of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy,1 physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).2 Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact Heather Kruse, Chief Human Resources Officer, at 818-591-6550.

1 Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.
2 Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.

Viewpoint provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures or to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job. If you need assistance applying for a position at Viewpoint School, please contact Heather Kruse, Chief Human Resources Officer, at 818 591-6550 or heather.kruse@viewpoint.org.

Prior to starting work, all candidates must successfully complete the pre-employment requirement of a Tuberculosis (TB) clearance via a TB Risk Assessement Questionnaire with no TB risk factors identified using a health care professional, or receive a negative TB Skin Test result, and a criminal background clearance through a LiveScan vendor.

Viewpoint is pleased to receive letters of inquiry in any field when opportunities are available as listed below.  

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 and statement of educational philosophy to Robert Bryan, Associate Head of School, at robert.bryan@viewpoint.org
Candidates interested in applying for athletic opportunities should submit an updated resume and cover letter to: 

Mr. Patrick Moyal
Director of Athletics
Viewpoint School
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302

Candidates interested in other opportunities should submit an updated resume and cover letter to: 
 
Mrs. Heather Kruse
Chief Human Resources Officer
Viewpoint School
23620 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
Fax: 818-591-6693

Current Employment Opportunities

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  • Director of Annual Giving

    Viewpoint School is currently seeking a Director of Annual Giving to formulate strategies and timelines that will increase donations to the school’s Viewpoint Fund (annual fund) from all Viewpoint constituencies, including current and past parents, alumni, grandparents, faculty, staff foundations and other organizations. The Director of Annual Giving works collaboratively with the Advancement Committee of the Board of Directors, Viewpoint Fund volunteers, the Advancement Team and others in mounting the Viewpoint Fund.
     
    Annual Giving
    • Develops a detailed plan for the Viewpoint Fund, including revenue and expenditures for inclusion in the overall Development plan.
    • Responsible for tracking Viewpoint Fund expenses throughout the year and staying within the budget.
    • Sets goals based on historical analysis of donor and prospect base and School needs.
    • Develops targeted campaigns for parents of current students, grandparents of current students, alumnae parents, alumnae and faculty and staff.
    • Establishes complex calendar of solicitations by targeted constituency and fundraising strategy.
    • Uses wealth screening, giving history and other information to determine ask amounts for each constituent.               
    • Provides ongoing and targeted evaluation and analysis to meet goals.
    • Personally contacts prospects as appropriate for the annual fund.
    • Staffs the volunteer leadership for the Viewpoint Fund including ensuring that volunteers receive the appropriate support and recognition.
    • Manages an effective program of personal solicitation utilizing top-level volunteers, including identifying, enlisting, training, and recognizing volunteers.
    • Works with the Director of Alumni Relations and Viewpoint Network to raise funds from alumni.
    • Uses multiple channels in soliciting donors.
    • Coordinates Viewpoint Fund with other school fundraising.
    • Ensures that major gift prospects are identified among current annual fund donors.
    • Monitors program results and provides ongoing analysis and evaluation of solicitation programs.
    • Recommends and implements changes in strategies to meet program goals and objectives.
    • Composes written documents and brochures in support of the Viewpoint Fund.
    • Coordinates gift acknowledgment and pledge fulfillment.
    • Coordinates stewardship plan for annual fund donors.
    • Maximizes the corporate matching gift potential among current and prospective annual fund donors.
    • Manages Viewpoint Fund stewardship and cultivation events.
    • Manages the production of the Annual Report.
    Foundation Relations

    • Develops and implements a plan to obtain annual and major gift support from foundations.
    • Develops strategies for cultivation of foundations.
    • Schedules and develops strategies for visits on campus and off campus for foundation leaders/staff.
    • Develops relationship with program officers as appropriate.
    • Tracks top foundations to ensure that a proposal is cued up at all times.
    • Conducts research to identify foundations likely to contribute to Viewpoint programs and projects based upon giving patterns, areas of interest, and relationship with School administrators, faculty, volunteers and trustees.
    • Prepares and submits proposals, including tracking progress of proposals through decision making cycle, developing strategies for follow up and intermediate moves between application and decision and determining reasons when proposals are rejected.
    • Elicits assistance and involvement of faculty and others as appropriate in the preparation and submission of proposals and in the cultivation and solicitation process.
    • Ensures that thank you letters and timely follow up reports are drafted and signed by appropriate people from the campus.
    • Integrates foundation donors into stewardship program as appropriate.
    • Establishes and maintains a system for monitoring and reporting the pledged and awarded funds from foundations so that status can be quickly determined.
     
    Other Duties
     
    • Manages special projects assigned by the Assistant Head of School for Advancement.
    • Becomes involved in the life of the school, including attending school academic, performing arts and athletics events.
     
    Qualifications
     
    • Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree preferred.
    • 5 years related development experience, preferably in education or a non-profit environment.
    • Strong presentation skills. Able to represent Viewpoint professionally.
    • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals and organizations inside and outside of the school, in formal and informal settings.
    • Demonstrable planning, administrative, organizational, and budget skills.
    • Proven writing, research, and analytical skills.
    • Familiarity with computerized data management programs and their application in a development department setting. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a timely manner and handle multiple deadlines.
    • Ability to establish measurable goals and objectives and to develop and implement strategies to achieve them.
    • Capable of collaborating with others in the fulfillment of responsibilities.
     
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Heather Kruse, Chief Human Resources Officer, at heather.kruse@viewpoint.org.
  • Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Life

    Viewpoint School seeks a Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Life, to develop, lead, and oversee the schoolwide implementation of our goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Driven by Viewpoint’s student-centered mission and core values, the Director will work to foster a deep sense of belonging among all members of the Viewpoint community and to be a voice for equity in the development of curricular and co-curricular programs for students, faculty, administrators, trustees, and families. The Director will be responsible for creating and implementing our strategic plan for diversity and inclusion, advancing our mission and playing an essential role of leadership within our school community, our region and our field. Reporting to the Head of School and Associate Head, this leader will benefit from the collaboration and support of trustees, faculty, staff, and school leadership. With the Division Heads, the Director will supervise diversity coordinators who work in the School’s divisions. This position provides a distinctive opportunity to join a dynamic administrative team at a pivotal time in Viewpoint’s history. Diversity, inclusion, and the building of community are essential elements of the School’s mission, our strategic framework, and our vision for the future.

    Position Requirements

    The Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Life must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population. This person will work to build a sense of shared values and serve as an educational leader with the ability to plan, organize, and communicate about a broad range of projects and programs.

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Research, implement, and promote D&I best practice across all school constituencies and lead implementation of D&I strategic plan, in alignment with our mission and strategic framework
    • Develop and execute D&I programs and events for students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni
    • Identify practices that work well and construct systems where needed to proactively assess and address D&I issues at the school and fulfill schoolwide objectives
    • Serve as a member of Viewpoint’s Senior Administrative Team, collaborating and consulting with leaders across Viewpoint’s divisions and departments to promote a unified, inclusive culture
    • Remain on the leading edge of D&I work by attending relevant professional development and maintaining active participation in both regional and national diversity organizations
    • Network with equity leaders at other independent schools as well as off-campus cultural resource organizations
    • Represent the school at local, regional, and national multicultural events as determined in conjunction with the Head of School.
    • Teach up to two classes or the equivalent, as assigned
    • Serve as administrative staff for a prospective Board of Trustees task force or committee for Diversity and Inclusion
    • Assume responsibility for other projects as assigned by the Head of School

    Co-Curricular Responsibilities

    • Establish systems ensuring that resources are equitably provided so that all students can participate fully in all aspects of our program
    • Schedule and coordinate logistics for student events and initiatives regarding diversity and inclusion
    • Support and develop student diversity leadership
    • Work with the admission office to recruit, welcome, and retain students from diverse backgrounds

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred
    • Five or more years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership
    • Experience in independent school settings or demonstrated capacity to learn to lead in a new setting with a vibrant culture
    • Unflagging commitment to building a school culture rooted in diversity, equity and inclusion
    • Willingness and motivation to be involved in all aspects of the life of an independent school.
    • Proven capacity to build rapport across diverse stakeholder groups
    • Training and experience in cross-cultural competence, including working with underrepresented or historically marginalized groups
    • Project management skills in implementing complex programs, supervising personnel, and managing a budget
    • Demonstrated capacity to operate in fast paced, varied work environment that includes high volume responsibility and atypical or unpredictable hours and tasks
    • Outstanding organizational, written and oral communication, interpersonal and listening skills
    • Strong work ethic, impeccable integrity, and ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and tact
    • Technologically savvy

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Heather Kruse, Chief Human Resources Officer, at heather.kruse@viewpoint.org.

  • Girls JV and Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach

    Viewpoint School boasts one of the finest academic and athletic programs in the area. Its commitment to athletics is reflected in its high rate of student participation as well as numerous championships won.  We are seeking a Girls JV and Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach for the upcoming fall Tennis season (August-November). The 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 matches and know the rules, strategies, and techniques of the game of Tennis.  The Coach must also know about sports equipment, physical fitness, and safety. Qualifications include previous playing and coaching experience, a passion for teaching, and possess excellent communication skills. Experience in high school Tennis is required. Training and matches take place Monday – Thursday. Please email your cover letter and resume to Travis Kikugawa at travis.kikugawa@viewpoint.org
  • Custodian

    Viewpoint School is currently hiring for three (3) full-time Custodian positions. The Custodians are responsible for cleaning classrooms and offices on campus. Hours are from 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Custodial experience preferred. A strong work ethic and good communication skills are required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds for set-ups and break downs of events. 

    Interested candidates should send an updated resume to resumes@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
  • Landscaper

    Viewpoint is seeking a full-time, skilled Landscaper.  The successful candidate will possess a minimum of five years’ experience in landscape maintenance as a Gardener or professional landscaper with a strong background and knowledge of Santa Monica mountain native plants.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Landscaping duties on a 40-acre campus and four residential homes.
    • Available for emergency calls, and assist with the Operations Department needs.
    • Maintain the health and beauty of the trees and shrubs and be able to evaluate the process from a horticultural and arborist's perspective. This shall include, but not be limited to; chemical applications, weed removal, fertilization, watering, wrapping young trees, pruning and removal of trees and shrubs.
    • Certified in chemical applications like fertilizers, pesticides and vitamins.
    • Install and maintain annual and perennial flowers, trees, and shrubs in compliance with approved designs. This shall include, but not be limited to; soil preparation, construction of planter boxes and construction of retaining walls.
    • Weed removal on slopes and around campus.
    • Plan, schedule and coordinate the cleaning of storm drains, sandbagging and erosion control.
    • Maintain equipment common to the trade in good working order. This shall include, but not be limited to; lubricating, cleaning, and sharpening blades, tune-ups, adjustments and preventive maintenance.
    • Coordinate the irrigation needs and schedules according to seasonal change. Responsible for operating and maintaining the irrigation system.
    • Comply with safety rules and become familiar with safety procedures.
     
    Must possess a valid California driver's license with a clean two-year California DMV report. Be able to work outdoors in all types of weather and climb and work from heights.  Be able to lift large, heavy, bulky items up to 50 pounds and work independently with little to no supervision.
     



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