• Laguna
Thank you for your interest in Laguna Blanca School. Laguna Blanca is an EK-12 private, college preparatory school in Santa Barbara. The school offers a nurturing and child-centered work environment, competitive compensation, and benefits.

Current Openings

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  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO ADMISSION OFFICE

    Laguna Blanca School seeks a highly ethical, poised, polished, articulate individual with excellent interpersonal skills, who is able to communicate effectively with a diverse spectrum of individuals and groups. The successful candidate will be a well-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter who exhibits excellent time management skills, sound judgment, the ability to keep track of and work on multiple projects simultaneously, and familiarity with event planning. The candidate must be proactive and flexible; demonstrate superior computing skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet; and have knowledge of and experience with database software. Knowledge of OnBoard or SchoolAdmin products a plus. This is a non-exempt year-round (12-month) position with health, retirement, and paid vacation benefits. School year hours are 8-5:00 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend work. Special summer hours may be offered by the school. A bachelor’s degree is required.

    The admission assistant’s role is to provide administrative and planning support in all matters related to the admission office. This position requires all of the skills and includes all of the responsibilities of an experienced executive secretary, including clerical support; organizational genius; people skills; balance; maturity; a strong work ethic; and the ability to handle multiple, complex, open-ended tasks. The duties of the admission assistant include but are not limited to the following:

    OFFICE
    • Skillfully manage the flow of students, parents, visitors, and staff to the admission office with a warm and welcoming manner
    • Field a wide range of calls, providing accurate, essential information using professional telephone etiquette
    • Retrieve and respond to voicemail and email messages and online inquiries in a timely manner
    • Process office mail on a daily basis and coordinate admission office and information packet mailings and correspondence
    • Schedule and confirm tours, class visits, interviews, testing and playgroup appointments, and other appointments as needed
    • Publish the following week’s tour/visit schedule for the Middle/Upper campuses
    • Order lunches for all visiting students through the vendor’s portal
    • Make all meeting arrangements and assist with the planning, orchestration, and implementation of all admission office events
    • Create applicant and financial aid files
    • Process, record, and catalogue all applicant forms as received
    • Organize and maintain the office files so that all materials, records, and reports are readily accessible, orderly, and up-to-date
    • Maintain all things related to applicant and new student files, including the request for and receipt of cumulative files and transcripts
    • Prepare Excel spreadsheets and word files
    • Maintain the admission office calendar
    • Take minutes at meetings as needed by the admission office
    • Track and create list of needed office supplies
    • Interact in a positive manner with Laguna colleagues and parent volunteers
    • Maintain a pleasant office and personal space
    • On occasion and with training, give tours to prospective families
    • Assist with social media outreach to prospective families
    • Respond to other duties as requested
    DATA
    • Update and maintain inquiry and applicant student and household records in the database
    • Record all inquiries, as well as the receipt of all applications and required forms in the database
    • Organize and maintain the database so that all records and reports are readily accessible and up-to-date
    • Ensure that the status of applicant files is up-to-date and accessible through the database
    • Maintain an electronic record of all formal correspondence between the school and inquiries/applicants
    • Creation and publication of enrollment contracts and registration forms for newly admitted students
    TESTING
    • Coordinate ISEE testing both with ERB and on site, as well as placement test examinations
  • MAIN OFFICE COORDINATOR

    Laguna Blanca School seeks a part-time (25 hours per week) Main Office Coordinator for our Hope Ranch campus. This person will be the main point of contact for our students, parents, faculty, and staff. The Main Office Coordinator should be professional, welcoming, organized, and be able to deliver a high level of customer service.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Receives and directs all incoming telephone calls
    • Welcomes and assists all visitors that come to the main office
    • Verifies and records student and employee absences each business day
    • Circulates and distributes daily mail including transfer of mail to the Lower School campus (via courier). Tracks incoming packages and distributes accordingly
    • Responsible for posting outgoing mail and delivering to the Post Office daily
    • Administers First Aid and dispenses pain reliever to students as needed
    • Maintains and updates student files including student immunization records
    • Maintains the employee address databases in Outlook
    • Assists with student accident reports and corresponding emergency file
    • Responsible for the maintenance of fax machine, postage machine, photocopiers and other office equipment
    • Maintains the inventory of School stationery, envelopes, and basic office supplies
    • Responsible for keeping master forms updated & stocked in the faculty room & main office
    • Assists with School mailings
    • Maintains School Website Calendar, Outlook Master Calendar, and Outlook Staff Vacation Calendar
    • Prepares work permits for Upper School students

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide prompt, courteous customer service; ability to listen carefully to and understand school community’s needs, both internally and externally, and proactively respond to those needs in a consistent and timely manner
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must be able to exercise good judgment and handle confidential matters with discretion
  • P/T ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

    Laguna Blanca is currently accepting applications for a part-time, Elementary School Librarian at its Montecito campus for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Competitive applicants will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • Experience teaching and managing an elementary school library
    • A passion for literacy and the sharing of great stories
    • Knowledge of interdisciplinary teaching, curriculum development, and a desire to collaborate with colleagues
    • High energy level and positive attitude
    • Strong communication skills, including verbal and written
    • Use and knowledge of technology in education
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Ability to successfully develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, students, and families

    QUALIFICATIONS
    The most qualified applicants will have elementary classroom/library experience and must possess a strong desire to take an active role in the school. Candidates should be technologically proficient and possess excellent communication skills. Bachelor's degree and experience required; advanced degree and teaching credential preferred.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

    Interested candidates should complete the online application and submit a cover letter and resume to employment@lagunablanca.org.
Laguna Blanca School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any characteristic that is legally protected under applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid, educational programs, athletics, and employment.


HOW DO I APPLY?

1. Submit cover letter and resume to employment@lagunablanca.org 
2. AND complete the online employment application below. 

The application process is not considered complete until we receive BOTH the applicant's cover letter/resume and employment application.