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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Thank you for your interest in Sierra Canyon School employment opportunities. 

List of 5 items.

  • Assistant Director of College Counseling

    REPORTS TO: Director of Student Advancement and the Director of College Counseling

    The primary responsibilities include:
    • Work with a caseload of 30-40 students in each grade 10-12.
    • Assist and advise students and their families as they move through the college research, application and selection process
      • Prepare and write detailed college recommendations for every senior and summer program recommendation letters for underclassmen
      • Submit all supporting school related college admissions documents to colleges for counselees
      • Advise students regarding course selection and the course scheduling process
      • Advocate for students with college admission Deans and Directors
      • Establish and maintain personal, close contacts with admission Deans and Directors
        • Stay current and knowledgeable on all college related news and trends, nationally and locally
          • Present at each grade level’s College Night, Parent Coffees and Class Meetings
          • Assist in coordination of Financial Aid Night and Valley Renegade Case Studies Night
    • Write and send college counseling communications, maintaining regular communication with parents/guardians and students throughout the college admission process
    • Manage teacher recommendation submission process
    • Work with college host student ambassadors
      • Promote Sierra Canyon at regional and national conferences
      • Assist in updating the college counseling department’s publications
      • Help with coordinating and chaperoning Sierra Canyon East Coast College Tour
      • Visit Colleges regularly
      • Pursue professional development opportunities
      • Engage actively in the Sierra Canyon community, attending art, performing arts, and athletic events
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  • Reading Specialist - Lower School

    The Lower Campus of Sierra Canyon seeks a dynamic and experienced full-time reading specialist to start at the beginning of the 2020 – 2021 school year. The Lower Campus consists of Pre-K - grade 6 levels. The school seeks a specialist-teacher who exhibits excellence in the classroom, encourages students' development as informed and ethical citizens of the world, and works collaboratively and productively with colleagues across several grade levels.
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  • Upper School English Instructor

    The Upper Campus of Sierra Canyon seeks a dynamic and experienced teacher of English to start in late August, 2020. The Upper Campus consists of 7th – 12th grade levels.  We're looking for a teacher who exhibits excellence in the classroom, encourages students' development as informed and ethical citizens of the world, and is interested in working collaboratively with colleagues. Sierra Canyon teachers enjoy an outstanding work environment and excellent benefits, and engage with students who are eager to learn. As a private independent school, the school actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and develop an inclusive community.
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  • Upper School History Instructor

    The Upper Campus of Sierra Canyon seeks a dynamic and experienced full-time teacher of History to start at the beginning of the 2020 - 2021 school year. The Upper Campus consists of 7th – 12th grade levels. We're looking for a teacher who exhibits excellence in the classroom, encourages students' development as informed and ethical citizens of the world, and is interested in working collaboratively with colleagues.

    Sierra Canyon teachers enjoy an outstanding work environment and excellent benefits, and engage with students who are eager to learn. As a private independent school, the school actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and develop an inclusive community.
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  • Visual Arts Instructor

    Sierra Canyon is seeking a full time Studio Arts Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Candidates should have 2-4 years of art teaching experience (mixed media, drawing/painting, 3-D art, and/or photography) at the 7 - 12th grade level at an independent school. A bachelor's degree in art (or art education) is required, and a master's degree and/or professional work related to the subject area is preferred. 
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Employment Process

Interested and qualified candidates should fill out an Application for Employment, as well as send a cover letter, resume/CV, and any relevant letters of recommendation.

Please address all correspondence to:

Faculty and Staff Positions:
Tammy Sweet-Hernandez
Director of Human Resources
11052 Independence Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
 
Athletic Positions:
Rock Pillsbury
Director of Athletics
20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

All Other Inquiries

hr@sierracanyonschool.org

All inquiries should be submitted in writing. No phone calls please. Resumes will be held in our active files for 12 months. Should an opening occur that fits your background, we will contact you.

Equal Opportunity

Sierra Canyon School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual's race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), genetic characteristics and information or any other basis prohibited by law.

Did You Know?

Sierra Canyon has 101 full-time faculty members:
  • 52% hold advanced degrees
  • 41 have been at SCS for 10+ years

Benefits at a Glance

Sierra Canyon offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees, which includes:
  • Aetna POS/HMO Health Plans
  • Employee Dental Reimbursement
  • VSP Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Voluntary Benefits through Transamerica (Accident/Cancer Policies)
  • 401k
  • Notary Services
Lower School: 11052 Independence Avenue
Middle and Upper School: 20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311  | 818.882.8121
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.