Medical Insurance
Full-time employees are given the option to choose between an Aetna PPO, an Aetna health savings account (HSA), an Aetna HMO or a Kaiser HMO medical plan. Crossroads currently pays 100% for the premium of the HSA and both HMO plans. There is a monthly cost to the employee for the Aetna PPO plan. Crossroads also contributes to the cost of premiums for spouse/partner and dependent coverage.

Dental Insurance
Crossroads offers a PPO plan through Assurant at no cost to the employee. Crossroads contributes toward the premium for plans that have spouse/partner and dependent coverage.
Vision Insurance
Crossroads pays 100% for an employee vision care plan through VSP. Crossroads contributes toward the premium for plans that have spouse/partner and dependent coverage.

Retirement Savings Plan
Crossroads offers pre-tax and Roth retirement plans through TIAA-CREF. Employees can participate in a traditional or a ROTH IRA retirement savings plan.

Crossroads will make contributions to the plan for new employees based upon the number of years of full time employment at a non-profit accredited educational institution to the Group Retirement Annuity. With no previous work experience at an educational institution, the contribution will match up to 1% of salary in years one and two, and then contribute 1% of salary without a match for the third year of service.  For every year after 3 years of full-time service, the Crossroads contribution will increase by 1% per year, until it reaches a maximum of 8% in year 10.

Life Insurance
Through Anthem Blue Cross, Crossroads pays the full premium for a Basic Life & AD&D life insurance policy, equal to the employee’s salary for up to a maximum of $50,000. Supplemental Life insurance is also available for purchase at a reduced group rate.

Disability Income Protection
Short-term: At no cost to the employee Crossroads offers FT employees short-term disability for one week of supplemental pay for each year of fulltime employment, up to a maximum of 8 weeks. This is offered only once per disabling condition and once per fiscal year and requires application to state disability insurance.

Long Term: After 90 days of disability or exhaustion of sick leave/short term disability, the employee is offered 60% of their income up to a maximum of $10,000 per month, as long as they remain disabled, up to age 65.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Bensinger, DuPont & Associates offers MA level counselors 24/7 to provide confidential assistance with personal or work related concerns. This is offered to all employees and their family members, regardless of enrollment status at no cost.

Non-teaching full time employees are eligible for vacation accrual and benefits. Accrual rates are explained in the employee handbook.

Other Benefits:
  • Tax Saving Program: Flexible Spending Account
  • Computer & Bike Purchase Loan Program
  • Commuting incentives
  • Tuition Remission
  • Scholar Share 529 plan payroll deductions
  • Staff and faculty sabbaticals
  • Professional development

How to Connect to Crossroads

In addition to current openings, we do keep resumes on file for future openings.
All inquiries should be submitted in writing (no phone calls, please) to the following, unless otherwise noted: 

Doug Thompson
Assistant Head of School & Dean of Faculty
1714 21st Street 
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Fax: (310)-828-5636

Victoria Sztankovits
Director of Human Resources
1714 21st Street 
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Fax: (310)-828-5636
Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 829-7391
Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 828-1196
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences provides a unique K-12 program built on a progressive, developmental model of education.