Job Openings and Benefits

Thank you for your interest in St. Matthew’s Parish School.
 
St. Matthew’s enjoys the well-deserved reputation of being among the leading preschool, elementary and middle schools in Southern California. Career opportunities often exist for those dedicated, talented and caring individuals seeking employment at such an excellent educational institution.
 
St. Matthew’s offers all employees – faculty, administrators and staff – competitive compensation, ample opportunities for professional development and a fulfilling work environment in a beautiful 30-acre setting. St. Matthew’s expectations for employees are high; we seek those talented and accomplished individuals, dedicated to providing children with the best possible educational experience.


Employment Opportunities:

Currently, the following position is open for application. If you are interested in applying, please click the apply link on the toolbar to download an application.

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DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION

 

The Director of Admission oversees enrollment and manages the affairs of the Admission Office for all grades of the School (Preschool- Grade 8), from intake to matriculation, as established by the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. The Director works closely with the Assistant Director of Admission, the School’s two Principals (Preschool-4, 5-8) and the Head of School in this process.  The Director is a member of the Senior Administrative team and reports directly to the Head of School.

 

Primary responsibilities of the Director of Admission are as follows:

 

Communication/Dissemination of School Information

  • Answer appropriate phone inquiries directed by the Assistant Director
  • Conduct interviews for PS-Grade 8 applicant families
  • Lead tours for prospective families (PS-8)
  • Organize and participate in on-campus Admission Open Houses
  • Develop and implement admission and marketing strategy with Assistant Director of Admission, Board, Principals, and Head
  • In concert with Assistant Director, organize and produce School brochures and other promotional materials (both online and printed)
  • Attend and moderate selected Parent Education evenings
  • Compile statistical analyses for Principals, Head, and Board of Trustees in concert with Assistant Director
  • Attend appropriate Board meetings, Parents’ Council meetings, and sub-committee meetings
  • Report admission results to the faculty at faculty meetings

 

Maintaining Up-to-date Knowledge of Current Admission Trends and Practices

  • Attend admission director meetings and admission fairs of the local consortiums
  • Form and maintain strong relationships with local feeder and elementary schools
  • Attend appropriate professional conferences regarding admission

 

Testing and Evaluation of Candidates

  • Organize K-4 assessments on testing days along with Lower School teachers (as well as when needed outside of the regular admission timeline)
  • Participate in PS and Pre-K group play/assessment sessions
  • Compile notes from PS-Grade 4 assessments/play sessions to present to Admission Committee
  • In concert with the Principals, Head, and Admission committee, evaluate candidates and make decisions for acceptances, wait lists, or rejections
  • Manage enrollment in compliance with the school’s Conditional Use Permit
  • Work with the Rector or other parish representatives to determine if candidates are parishioners
  • Communicate with applicants in a timely and sensitive way about the decisions of the admissions committee

 

Facilitation of New Family Transition

  • Act as the new family liaison to help manage each new family’s transition into the school
  • Manage communication with new families up until the start of the school year
  • Assign Ambassador Families to new students and their parents, coordinate welcome efforts, and train these volunteers
  • Assign Upper School Buddies for each new student in 5-8
  • Attend the New Parent Dinner and offer welcome remarks
  • Coordinate all related transition events with Principals of PS-4 and 5-8

 

Administrative and General Responsibilities

  • Attend appropriate faculty and administration meetings
  • Attend all meetings of the Financial Aid Committee
  • Maintain complete confidentiality about admissions decisions
  • Other duties as required

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Applicants should direct inquiries to:

Juana Ochoa

Director of Human Resources

310-454-1350 Ext. 142

jochoa@stmatthewsschool.com

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Volleyball Coaches for 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Girls Teams

 

Specific Details:

  • Teams practice or compete 3-4 days a week (no weekends)
  • Practices run after school from 3:15-5:00
  • 8-10 match schedule, plus playoffs

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attending all practices and contests
  • Working with the athletic director on scheduling
  • Riding buses to away contests

 

Qualifications:

  • CPR/First Aid, concussion protocol certificates required
  • Should be able to teach, be a positive role model and provide direction to players of all skill levels, from the beginning player to the club player.

 

Terms of Employment:
  •  Fall Season
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Competitive compensation

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Applicants should direct inquiries to:

Andy Bernstein

Director of Athletics

abernstein@smps.net
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REGISTRAR AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO PRINCIPAL, GRADES 5-8 
REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL, GRADES 5-8

 

SUMMARY: Performs administrative and clerical duties on behalf of the Upper School Principal. The Administrative Assistant supports the Principal in the performance of his/her responsibilities as it relates to the Upper School

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following, as other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain the Principal’s busy calendar, files and other records including Upper School
    report cards in an efficient and organized manner
  • Make all necessary arrangements for visitors, confirm appointments and follow up with guests
  • Prepare mailings including handling letters, labels, and postage
  • Oversee preparation of Outplacement materials including formatting and proofreading and
  • communicating with students, parents and Secondary Schools
  • Assist with scheduling meetings for Administrators in association with Upper School related matters
  • Support students with various tasks such as lockers, food services, and commendation/disciplinary slips
  • Manage ERB standardized test process
  • Manage Office Vendors and services
  • Support Upper School teachers including, but not limited to, scheduling meetings, assisting with conferences, special events and luncheons
  • Assist with Scheduling Set-ups for Upper School related events, including retreats
  • Coordinate parking exemption for larger events
  • Assist School’s receptionist as needed including answering phones, assisting student, sorting mail and greeting visitors and faculty


PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in Administrative support for school(s) or not-for-profit organization(s)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an affinity for getting to know the school’s diverse
    constituencies
  • Strong organizational time management skills, detail-oriented
  • A cooperative team approach with colleagues and willingness to take on responsibilities
    beyond those explicitly defined
  • Good basic grammatical, spelling, compositional, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential material and/or situations with discretion
    and poise and to remain calm and courteous when answering inquiries
  • Good sense of humor and willingness to be part of a closely interactive office of professionals
  • Ability to learn new applications independently and quickly


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, and preferably Mac computers
  • An undergraduate degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 3-4 years related experience


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by office personnel to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, climb, use hands, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to maintain a work environment that is free of clutter, neat and well organized.


COMPENSATION:

Compensation will be competitive and will be determined by years of experience and other relevant qualifications. In addition to salary, the school offers a competitive benefit package for those who qualify.

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Applicants should direct inquiries to:

Juana Ochoa

Director of Human Resources

310-454-1350 Ext. 142

jochoa@stmatthewsschool.com

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BENEFITS

Following are benefits available to all full-time employees.

Health Insurance 85% employer paid
Dental Insurance 85% employer paid
Life Insurance 100% employer paid (50,000)
Short Term & Long Term Disability 100% employer paid
Retirement Plan Up to 9% matched by employer
Flexible Spending Account Pre-tax spending plan available for health/child care
Sick Pay 7 paid days per year
Personal Days 3 paid days per year


50% Tuition Remission for dependent(s) upon acceptance to the school

Dependent Health/Dental Insurance - 50% employer paid