About Us

Employment

Vistamar School attracts and retains faculty and staff of the highest caliber. The School offers a competitive compensation package and an opportunity to work in a joyful, inclusive community serving students from approximately 52 zip codes in Los Angeles.

Teaching Positions

Equipped with outstanding skills and capable of motivating and inspiring their students, our teachers are fully dedicated to the development of their students. They possess a thorough knowledge of their subject matter, and they work to foster their students' intellectual and emotional development. All openings are posted on our website during the recruitment cycle.

Requirements of teaching positions include strong academic preparation, cultural awareness and competence, and experience with student-centered teaching methodologies. We expect our teachers to demonstrate a willingness to take on complex and varied assignments and to collaborate with colleagues on the continued development of our curriculum and pedagogy. Flexibility and a sense of humor are required.

Administrative & Staff Positions

Vistamar School also seeks talented and motivated individuals to join our administrative and staff teams. All openings are posted on our website during the recruitment cycle.

Vistamar School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender orientation or expression, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to attracting and retaining a faculty, staff, and student body that reflects the diversity of Los Angeles. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

Employment Opportunities

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  • Athletic Director

    Vistamar School is a college preparatory, co-educational, independent day school that serves a very diverse population of students in grades 9-12, supported by a generous program of Moderated Tuition. Approximately 35% of our students participate in our Moderated Tuition program, and approximately 50% of our students identify as students of color. As described in our mission statement, we seek to attract a faculty and student body who bring diversity of thought and culture to our school community, and who will be committed to ensuring that we provide an inclusive environment for the respectful exchange of multiple perspectives. See here for more details for the position.
  • Director of Development

    The Director of Development reports to the Head of School, and supervises the
    Development team and budgets for the department. The Director of Development is responsible for leading the School’s advancement program in partnership with the Head, Development team, and members of the Board of Trustees, and to that end is responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with board members, donors, parents, and faculty & staff colleagues.  Click here for full description.
  • High School Humanities Teacher

    Our Humanities program includes integrated English and history courses for the 9th and 10th grades, along with short, trimester-length courses in other areas of the social sciences. Our 11th grade program includes US History and US Literature course; students have the option of preparing for the AP US History exam, and all students take the AP English Language exam. Our 12th grade program includes discreet English, history, and social science elective courses, including a range of AP options. Teachers work collaboratively to develop and refine the curriculum, and they are encouraged to create new curricula that reflect our global perspective. Responsibilities include preparation and teaching of the equivalent of four regular courses, each meeting four times per week, and collaborative, ongoing work to develop program and curriculum. Additional duties include serving as a student advisor, assisting with student activities, and active participation in admissions and development events. See here for more information about the position.
  • High School Physics Teacher

    Vistamar's Modular Science program follows a British model with a trimester of biology, chemistry, and physics taught by specialists each year at increasing levels of complexity over three years. We emphasize lab work and quantitative applications. This position will include a combination of Modular Science courses and AP Physics.

    Responsibilities include preparation and teaching of four regular courses, each meeting four times per week. Additional duties include serving as a student advisor, assisting with student activities, and active participation in admissions and development events.  Click here for more information.
  • High School Spanish Teacher

    Our World Language program emphasizes oral communication, and all students must pass the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) in order to graduate. Our language classrooms are dynamic, and our teachers use multiple methods to help students practice and learn grammar, vocabulary, culture, and of course, oral communication. The Spanish program includes two tracks of course offerings: one designed for students who speak Spanish as their second language, and a Heritage program for students who speak Spanish as their first language and/or whose families speak Spanish at home. This is a full-time position that could include any combination ranging from Spanish 1 - AP Spanish Literature, some of which may be honors sections, and/or Heritage Spanish courses. Responsibilities include preparation and teaching of four regular courses, each meeting four times per week. Additional duties include serving as a student advisor, assisting with student activities, and active participation in admissions and development events. See here for more information about the position.
Vistamar School is a private independent high school in the South Bay region of Los Angeles
Vistamar School  |  737 Hawaii Street, El Segundo, CA 90245  |  T: 310.643.7377  |  F: 310.643.7371