• Crossroads


Drone footage taken by Harry Rabin, Class of 2019
Looking for a dynamic, diverse, student-centered school environment in which to work? Perhaps a career in progressive education is for you! Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, a non-profit, independent school, offers a range of professional opportunities, as well as a highly-competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition assistance, a retirement plan, and generous vacation.

Crossroads School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, or sexual orientation.

If you are interested in working at Crossroads, please check the job listings below.

Current Openings

List of 6 items.

  • Admissions Database and Operations Manager

    Reports to: Director of Enrollment Management
    Status: Full Time
    Division/Dept.: Admissions

    Position Overview

    The Admissions Database and Operations Manager serves as the lead information management professional for Crossroads’ two high-volume Admissions Offices. In addition, the Manager is the integral link between both offices and several important departments in the Crossroads community. This is an hourly 12-month, overtime-eligible position with full benefits.
    Essential Job Functions
    • Is the primary information manager for the Admissions Office, including:
      • o   Act as liaison to other departments that rely on admission data and services by managing the migration of new student information, as well as the Technology Department for system issues and requirements
      • o   Serve as the lead registrar for the admissions office. Responsible for all aspects of electronic file, record, and form management for 1000+ applicants, including data integrity oversight, data extraction, and data management
      • o    Contribute to the development, implementation, and documentation of processes that support the strategic, accurate, and efficient flow of enrollment information
      • o   Manage fee payments, waivers, and admission decision notifications
      • o   Prepares electronic admissions communications for new families from inquiry to newly enrolled families (emails, push pages)
      • o   Communicates regularly with online admission portal vendor Ravenna Solutions and handles all service requests for the Admissions office
      • o    Keep current on Ravenna updates and system enhancements and provide technical support for Admissions office staff when needed
      • o   Maintain enrollment and re-enrollment numbers, track statistics, generate reports for Director of Enrollment Management, and execute institutional research
      • o   Manages applicant information flow with all diversity access organizations (A Better Chance, Alliance, YES, etc.)
    • Is the primary Tuition Reduction (TRF) Liaison for applicants. Assists families with customer service regarding electronic TRF applications as well as approving application fee waivers for families
    • Provides friendly and informative customer service for all visitors and applicants from inquiry to enrollment via phone, email, and in-person
    • Assist with Admissions events when needed
    Required Experience, Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in customer service in a high volume environment
    • Superior expertise in database and information management
    • Background in data analysis and reporting
    • Extremely strong organizational skills demonstrating ability to simultaneously manage multiple constituencies and deadlines
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Expert level in word processing, MS Office, Google Docs, and email campaign software
    • Strong cultural competency skills and ability to work with families from diverse backgrounds
    • A friendly, gracious, professional manner and outlook
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Fluent in Spanish
    • Experience in a school or non-profit setting 

    Please submit employment application , cover letter and resume for serious consideration to Director of Enrollment, Eric Barber at resumes@xrds.org .
  • Box Office Manager

    Status: Part Time
    Reports to: Theater Production Manager

    Position Overview
    Sets up and monitors online ticket sales through web-based application and on site in box office with cash, performs general front of house management functions in coordination with theater manager for each performance, supervises seating assignments for each production, communicates with patrons and resolves complaints.
    Primary Job Functions
    • Oversees and operates online ticket request application, entering data to set up tickets, monitoring ticket sales and, producing reports as needed, and creating wait lists as needed
    • Announces ticket reservations for faculty and staff
    • Performs a range of house management jobs for each performance, such as:
    •  Ensures that the house (seat numbers, cleanliness) is ready for each show
    •  Organizes ushers, ensures programs are ready
    • Opens the box office 30-45 minutes before each performance
    • Checks in patrons
    • Manages on-site wait list
    • Seats latecomers appropriately (without interrupting the performance).
    • Complies with all safety regulations regarding overflow of patrons and seating capacity
    • Fills main customer service role for each performance:
    • Communicates with patrons via email or phone when they have concerns
    • Handles seating "complaints" or concerns on site as needed
    • Communicates with Dept. Chair or appropriate Division Director as needed
    • Keeps box office space neat and orderly, including cash handling
    • After the run of each production, generates reports on ticket sales and any outstanding transactions
    Required Experience, Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    BA degree preferred. In addition, customer service and strong communication skills, ability to learn and master the web-based ticket request application, basic spreadsheet (Excel) and Word skills, mastery of cash handling, and ability to supervise students are important.  Flexibility and problem solving in the context of theater productions are also preferable. 
    Physical Demands
    Ability to sit and stand in the box office and theater environment.
    This is a part time job, primarily focused on weekends, averaging 10-20 hours per week.  A 2017-18 production schedule will be provided.  Work hours typically include two hours before and one hour after each performance, plus 1-2 additional hours in the week leading up to the opening performance of each production.
    All interested applicants please send an employment application and resume to Nick Santiago at  Resumes@xrds.org. 

    NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the School.
  • Crossing Guard


    Part-Time Hourly Position               

    Classification:                 Hourly (Non-exempt)
    Hours:                           Monday through Friday ordinarily 25 hours/week between 7am to 6pm
    Report to:                       Security Manager or his/her designee.
    To provide safe movement to and from school when crossing public roadways and intersections by observing gaps in the traffic and leading pedestrians across the roadway or intersection while holding a “STOP” sign in such a manner as to be visible to approaching vehicles.  To proactively protect all school assets, to identify and report suspicious activity or potential threats, and serve as a visible deterrent to crime.  Stay alert at all times.
    Job Requirements:
     1.             Must have High School diploma or equivalent.
     2.             Must display excellent customer service and communication skills.
     3.             Must be able to stand and walk constantly (for up to an entire shift).
     4.             Must be able to climb stairs and ramps occasionally during the shift.
     5.             Must be able to occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds.
     6.             Must be able to run from one campus to the other to respond to any emergency as needed.
     7.             Must be able to work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain, or heat.
     8.             Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
     9.             Must be able to handle pressure of working with a high volume of people.
     10.           Must wear uniform (provided by Crossroads) at all times and maintain a professional appearance at all times.
     11.           Must have and maintain a reliable method of communication
     12.           Must have reliable means of transportation to and from job site
    Term:  At will employment
    No phone calls or walk-ins please
    All interested parties must send a resume and  employment application to the following:
    Juan Molina
    Security Manager, Crossroads School
    Fax: 310-586-0070
    E-mail: jmolina@xrds.org
  • Events/Package & Facilities Coordinator

    Reports to: Facilities Director
    Status: Full Time M-F 7:30am-4pm (overtime on occasion)
    Position Overview
    Assist Director of Facilities in all areas of departments including Maintenance, Events, Security and Transportation. Coordinates all receiving and distribution of packages [Fed X, UPS, USPO, etc.]
    Essential Job Functions
    • Assist in overseeing and managing Maintenance, Security, Custodial and Events departments.
    • Manage the set up and implementation of the school’s bus service for students “Hub to School”.
    • Along with Event Coordinators, oversee school Master Calendar and assist in facilitating all events that take place on campus. Create a weekly schedule for the Events department. Responsible for organizing equipment set-ups and staffing as required
    • Develop and manage a system for all packages received; coordinate with Event staff when needed for delivery.
    • Lead and administer annual AQMD transportation survey to employees as well as provide programs for employees to provide transportation alternatives such as carpooling, taking public transportation or cycling.
    • As a member of the Safety Committee recognize and implement changes that need to be made to campus and facilities to make school a safer place. Record and send minutes of each meeting.
    • Maintain all records for school cell phones, school utilities, school vehicles, and certificates of insurance for outside vendors; process and direct all in-school work orders and make sure they are completed.
    • Assign parking spaces to employees and manage outside parking contracts off campus, as well as keep track of bike/walk/public transport/carpool incentives, rewards, charges, etc.
    • Update online Facilities Handbook for all employees.
    • Implement improvements around campus (playground, bike racks, landscaping, lockers, etc.).
    • Update school maps and signage with any changes on campus.
    • Draft and/or edit various correspondence for Facilities Director to be sent to Crossroads community and to other non-school contacts.
    • Manage and update content on the facilities website.
    • Manage Crossroads’ SchoolDude platform. Assign & close work orders, develop preventative maintenance solutions, and provide SchoolDude access to all employees.
    • Along with the Transportation Supervisor, review and authorize field trip requests. Coordinate for busses to be available to faculty and students for field trips.
    Non-essential (Additional) Job Functions
    Running errands, calling references for new employees, ordering office supplies, help Security occasionally with carpool and lost and found; help Events occasionally with set-ups and big events, process and order furniture requests, translating. Provide assistance in receiving packages and shipments. Occasionally, deliver supplies and packages to different areas of the campus.
    Required Experience, Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Experience working in school with or around students, writing skills and typing skills, planning events, implementing construction projects, event planning, marketing, ability to communicate with diverse group of people, ability to work independently, problem solving;
    Conversing in the Spanish language required.
    Physical Demands
    Lift 50 lbs, be on your feet, walk, etc.
    Please submit employment application, cover letter and resume to Director of Facilities, Gayle Taylor at gtaylor@xrds.org
  • Program Assistant K-5 Grade After School Program (Hang Out)

    Department:Auxiliary Services
    Status: Part Time 
    Reports To: Ashley Nissim, Hang Out Program Coordinator
    Schedule of Hours:Monday – Friday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Dates:October 2, 2017 – June 11, 2018
    The After School Program Assistant job entails supervising and interacting with children, grades K-5, in indoor and outdoor play environments and assisting with set-up and clean-up each day.  We are looking for fun, energetic individuals that enjoy working with children.  There are possibilities to work extended hours on early dismissal and pupil free days.  
    Job requirements:
    • Ability to interact well with children, parents, faculty, and staff 
    • Capability of listening carefully to others
    • Ability to manage large groups of children 
    • Able to demonstrate good judgment
    • Reliability
    • Good communication and verbal skills
    • Fluency in English
    • Friendly and energetic demeanor 
    • Attention to detail and follow through
    • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Ability to lead sport related activities
    • Prior after school program experience in a K-5 school
    • Assistant teacher experience in a K-5 school
    • BA preferred 
    • Early childhood education a plus
    Interested candidates should email cover letter,  employment application, and resume to
    Ashley Nissim at anissim@xrds.org
  • Part Time Security Officer

    Position Type:
    Part time Hourly position 
    Various hours and days during the week.  
    Job Description:
    Observe and report activities and incidents, serve as a security presence and visible deterrent to crime, and responsible for the overall safety and security of the Crossroads campus.  Provide for safe and courteous street crossing of Crossroads students, parents and faculty. 

    Job Requirements:
    -High School diploma or equivalent required.
    -Must possess a valid Guard license and as a condition of employment maintain a current active status with BSIS Guard License at all times.
    -Must display excellent customer service and communication skills.
    -Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift).
    -Climb stairs and ramps occasionally during shift.
    -Occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds.
    -Run as needed
    -Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping while using phone, notepad, writing reports, or using a handheld stop sign.
    -Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain, or heat
    -Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
    -Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume of people
    -Must wear uniform (provided by Crossroads) at all times and maintain a professional appearance at all times.

    No phone calls or walk-ins please

    All interested applicants must
    send a employment application, resume, and fill out, fax, or scan and email the job application form to the following:

    Juan Molina
    Security Manager, Crossroads School
    310-586-0070 Fax

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: 

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

Victoria Sztankovits
Human Resources Manager
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.