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Employment Opportunities

Current Summer Openings

1st grade Enrichment Teacher (PT/Seasonal; June 24 to July 26)
2nd grade Enrichment Teacher (PT/Seasonal; June 24 to July 26)
K-5 Teaching Assistant/Program Leader(s) (PT/Seasonal; June 19 to July 26)
K-5 Assistant Program Leader(s) (PT/Seasonal; June 19 to July 26)
Science Teacher(s), grades 1-2 (PT/Seasonal; June 24 to July 26)
Aquatics Program Assistant(s) (PT/Seasonal, mid-June to mid-August)
Lifeguard(s) (PT/Seasonal, mid-June to mid-August)
Water Safety Instructor(s) (PT/Seasonal, mid-June to mid-August)

Thank you for your interest in working this Summer at Crossroads!

Preferred candidates for Teacher positions are Credentialed Teachers and/or those with advanced degrees in the discipline, who have experience teaching in a K-12 progressive school environment and ideally, experience teaching in a summer session.

Candidates for K-5 Teaching Assistant/Program(s) and/or Afternoon Camp Program Leader(s) must have completed one year of college and have 1 or more years of combined experience teaching or leading a class, camp group or other recreational program in an elementary school or childcare setting. Should be available for early June Staff Training Session.Crossroads Alumni are preferred.

Candidates for K-5 Assistant Program Leader(s) must have completed high school and have a minimum of 1 year of combined experience leading a camp group, coaching, or assisting in an elementary school or childcare setting. Babysitting, recreational program and leadership experience is a plus.  Crossroads Alumni are preferred.

Candidates for Water Safety Instructor(s) must be certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, and in CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First-Aid and Safety/AED and be able to perform all skills required for Lifeguarding, First-Aid and CPR/AED Certificaions. Ability to swim and teach various stroke techniques. Must be a minimum age of 17, have fluency in English and shoudl exhibit good verbal and written communication skills. Must have flexibility in work hours on weekdays and weekends. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this job.

Candidates for Lifeguard(s) must be certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, and in CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First-Aid and Safety/AED and be able to perform all skills required for Lifeguarding, First-Aid and CPR/AED Certificaions. Must be a minimum age of 17, have fluency in English and should exhibit good verbal and written communication skills. Must have flexibility in work hours on weekdays and weekends. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this job.

Candidates for Aquatics Program Assistant(s) must have knowledge of all swim strokes and the ability to demonstrate proficient swimming skills, the ability to stand or sit for long periods of time in outside air temperatures and conditions, and have the flexibitly to work hours on weekdays and weekends during the summer. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this job.

When applying for a current job opening be sure to include a cover letter, resume and completed Employment Application, which can be downloaded from the link in the above right of this page.

All inquiries should be submitted in writing to the following address or emailed to those indicated below with all materials attached as pdf documents.

No phone calls or walk-ins.
 
STAFF/TEACHING SUMMER EMPLOYMENT INQUIRIES
Angela Smith, Director of Summer Programs
Crossroads School
1714 21st Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Email: asmith@xrds.org

AQUATICS SUMMER EMPLOYMENT INQUIRIES
Larry Zubrin, Aquatics Manager
Crossroads School
1715 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Email: lzubrin@xrds.org

Note to Applicant

The Summer at Crossroads session is from June 17 to August 9, 2019. School is closed Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

Some trainings and meetings will occur prior to the opening of the session during the month of June.

All placement in our programs and courses is contingent upon adequate enrollment, and actual employment cannot be confirmed until the class or program attains the minimum enrollment.

We continue to accept enrollment up to and after the first day of programs and confirmation of employment may be as late as mid-June.
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
Summer at Crossroads is open to the public and provides progressive and fun K-12 summer camps, classes and programs.