• 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 & 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.

  • Athletic Trainer (PT)

    Essential Job Functions:
    • Previous experience as an AT at a Secondary school/Middle School a plus.
    • Is able to maintain up to date treatment/ injury logs.
    • Is comfortable administering SCAT5 and ImPact Neurocognitive tests.
    • Is proficient in prophylactic taping a bracing techniques.
    • Is proficient in initiating and modifying PT/Home EX programs for student athletes.
    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Is willing to travel (bus) with our teams off site
    •  Is able to use a personal vehicle to transport Ice/water AT Kit and   emergency supplies
    • Is confident communicating with coaches/parents/school administration/physicians re: student-athlete’s injury status
    • Has flexible hours (primarily in the afternoons 2:30p-7:30p) but is also willing to work some Saturdays and late nights. Possible starts as early as 12pm
    Required Qualifications: (Skills, experience, education/certification, etc.)
    • Certified Athletic Trainer
      • Has strong knowledge of current CIF Concussion Laws and RTL/RTP protocols
      • Maintains a certification in good standing with the BOC 

    Physical Demands:
    • Is able to lift up to 50lbs (injury ice and water coolers) 
    • Able to stand for long periods of time.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to Ira Smith ismith@xrds.org (Athletic Director) and Joanna Stover MS ATC jstover@xrds.org (Head Athletic Trainer) and click here to apply: Apply
    Thank you!
    Crossroads Athletics
    No phone calls or walk-ins please
  • Building Maintenance Engineer

    Status:  Full Time
    Division/Dept: Facilities
    Reports to:Plant Manager 
    Location: 21st Street and/or Norton

    Position Overview:

    A Building Maintenance Engineer must possess a variety of skills encompassing most of the construction trades. Maintenance workers might paint the lobby one day, fix a broken garbage disposal the next morning and replace a faucet later in the day. Building maintenance workers handle repairs that require basic skills as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter, HVAC technician and roofer. However, building maintenance workers must always remain aware of their limitations and request the services of a licensed or other team members when the worker’s lack of expertise or local ordinances require it.
    Essential Job Functions:
    • Maintain a safe environment for staff, students, and visitors.
    • Conduct regular inspections to determine areas that need attention.
    • Perform tasks to make necessary repairs discovered during inspections.
    • Schedule with other departments when planned repairs are to be done.
    • Regularly check and update work order status.
    • Repair and maintain plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and general building functions.
    • Perform regularly scheduled preventative maintenance as directed from preventive maintenance work orders.
    • Perform maintenance tasks as requested by assigned work orders.
    • Maintain shop tools in good working order. If tools need to be replaced or sent out for repairs inform supervisor.
    Non-essential (Additional) Job Functions:
    • Assembly of new equipment, desks, chairs, and other miscellaneous items as needed.
    • Expected to assist custodial staff with picking up trash or cleaning areas when such a need arises.
    • Clean up after themselves with making repairs.
    Required Experience, Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • General knowledge and troubleshooting skills in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, and general building maintenance.
    • Must have good communication skills.
    • High school diploma or general education degree.
    • Solar experience a plus
    • HVAC experience a plus
    • Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner.
    • Is accountable for his/her own actions.
    • Maintains confidentiality per School policy and supports School’s values.
    • Conveys accurately both good and bad news to supervisor. 
    • Meets commitments; works independently.
    • Accepts accountability, handles change, and sets personal standards.
    • Stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.
    Physical Demands:
    • Employee is frequently required to operate machinery, repetitively grasp objects simply and firmly, and use fine manipulation dexterity.
    • Employee must occasionally sit, stand, walk, squat/kneel, crawl, bend/stoop, twist, and turn.
    • Push/pull, flex/extend/rotate neck and wrists, rotate forearms, reach vertically and horizontally.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
    • Personal protection equipment includes but not to be limited to:  ear/eye/skin protection, protective footwear and any other specific need to a job safety requirement.
    • Must use both feet together, separately and repetitively to operate equipment.          
    • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
    • Must be able to listen and follow instructions.

    No phone calls or walk-ins please

    All interested applicants please send an employment and resume to Human Resources at  Resumes@xrds.org.
  • Custodian

    Position: Part Time
    5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Mon – Fri)
    Job brief
    We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. 
    • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
    • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
    • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. hand soap and toilet paper)
    • Wipe mirrors and windows
    • Utilize insecticides to prevent infestation by dangerous pests
    • Report major damages or repairs
    • Secure facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm
    • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (watering sidewalks and entrances, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)
    • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
    • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances
    • High school diploma is preferred
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment testing, which includes fingerprint, federal & state background checks, reference checks, and TB screening
    • Candidates must possess the skills to execute physical tasks assigned
    All interested applicants must fill out employment application and attach a resume. Please scan, fax, or email completed job application form to the following:

    Paul Larson
    Custodial/Facilities Manager
    Fax: (310)586-0070
    1714 21st Street
  • Lab Technician for Middle and Upper School Science Departments (PT)

    The Crossroads School Middle and Upper School Science Departments is looking for a part-time lab technician for the second semester of the school year. The technician will be responsible for the following:

    Essential Job Functions:
    •  Taking an inventory of all chemicals and lab kits, re-ordering when necessary as well as preventing over ordering.
    • Keeping track of chemical waste and organizing disposal
    • Handling all equipment repair and maintenance
    • Preparing labs for teachers
    • Being present during labs that require additional personnel to be present
    • Post-lab reorganization: placing chemicals and kits back in their proper locations, cleaning glassware etc.
    Additional Responsibilities:
      The technician will work 25-29 hours per week, with flexible hours from 7:45 am-3:15 pm. The start date is on or after January 14, 2019
    Required Qualifications: (Skills, experience, education/certification, etc.)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related field of science required
    • Experience working in a laboratory setting
    • Experience working with High School/Middle School-aged children
    To apply, please email a letter of interest and resume to upperschoolapplicant@xrds.org and click here to apply: Apply
     No phone calls or walk-ins please
  • Payroll Assistant

    Full time Hourly Position

    Report to:Primary reporting to Payroll Administrator
    General Responsibility: Assists the Payroll Administrator with a full range of payroll related duties.
    Duties consist of but are not limited to the following:
    • Assist employees with daily questions about their payroll, password and user name etc.
    • Assist Payroll Admin. with the processing of payroll of 400+ employees live checks and direct deposits for every bi-weekly payroll.
    • Assist managers and directors with hourly employee’s time cards, missed punches & days off request.
    • Responsible for adding new hourly employees.
    • Assist all US, MS and ES Directors for substitutes hours and worksheet.
    • Assist with Verification of Employment forms, Workers Comp employees’ Wages Statement and EDD Employee Medical Disability Insurance claim forms.
    • Assist with EDD audit forms.
    • Assist & enter new hires, employee changes and deductions and any adjustment in the payroll system
    • Organize over 500+ payroll & personal employees’ files.
    • Responsible for filling all Personnal Actions forms.
    • Assist with monthly payroll related invoices and statements.
    • Organize and maintain personal files.
    • Other duties as requested.
    • Must be good with numbers and very detailed oriented.
    • Some work in previous jobs of accounting, administrative or general office assistant is a plus
    • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Must be customer service oriented and have the ability to interface with a variety of people in all levels.
    • Must be have good communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.  
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects and tasks.
    • Must be computer literate with knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Knowledge of Paycom a plus.
    • Must be flexible, adaptable to change and willing to learn
    • Ok with overtime when needed.
    AA degree preferred. High school diploma or GED equivalent.

    Interested candidates please submit resume, cover letter and an application by email to: resumes@xrds.org. Also Upload your resume and fill out an application here: Apply (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)

     OR fax to (310) 392-5678 attention Payroll Administrator.

    - Cover Letter expressing interest in the Crossroads School position
    - Current resume
  • Elementary School Substitute Teachers (2018-19 Academic Year)

    We are currently accepting applications for K-5 substitute teachers in general education and in specialty subjects (art, music, dance, drama, science, physical education, Spanish, and technology) for the 2018-19 academic year.
    Applicants must have a B.A. degree and experience teaching elementary school aged children.  
    Applicants should be responsible, well organized, flexible and able to substitute as NEEDED on the day of or night before the assignment. Additionally, applicants should have a mobile device and be confident in the use of the device for email and text communications. Applicants should be comfortable in all aspects of classroom management, be able to follow and implement lesson plans, and write a brief report to the teacher at the end of the day’s assignment.
    All interested applicants must apply online through this link: Apply and submit their resume/application.

    No phone calls or walk-ins please

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
Interim 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.