Campus-wide

College Counselor

Mission

The mission of Village Christian School is to provide a CAREing, Christ-Centered Education producing students who thrive.

General Responsibilities

Assist MS/HS students at VCS to develop an understanding and knowledge of personal gifts/abilities/interests while emphasizing strong academic and personal skills as the basis for sound educational development. Engage students and parents in a variety of post high school options while empowering them to understand and navigate the college planning, selection, admissions, application and financial aid process. Advance the awareness that opportunities exist for admission to top tier colleges and universities. Assist students in learning how to set goals, solve problems, develop and nurture healthy relationships, build resilience, and grow in their relationship with God.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Initiate and provide academic advisement to students and their parents throughout the year to develop and maintain an educational plan designed for high school graduation and college admission.
  • Collaborate with department to create and implement a vision and strategic plan.
  • Create events, ongoing programs, and publicity that establish a “college going culture”
  • Work closely with MS counselor to design and implement college planning beginning in 6th grade, creating a college roadmap
  • Inspire students to reach for challenging colleges and universities and assist students in the college application process including testing and financial aid
  • Provide personal and social counseling for students
  • Collaborate with and serve as a resource person to faculty, staff, and administration
  • Support students by designing and implementing intervention and acceleration programs and opportunities
  • Train students and parents in the use of Naviance and the Family Link
  • Assist students in the college application process and serve as a reference
  • Organize and chaperone college visit trips for student groups.
  • Coordinate college and other professional representatives for visiting VCS
  • Promote VCS and our academics and programs to Admissions Counselors at selective colleges and universities

Qualifications

Village Christian Schools seeks to hire employees with a vibrant Christian faith who:

· Show evidence of their Christian walk and actively participate in a Christian community

  • Demonstrate initiative and follow through
  • Are articulate, have strong interpersonal skills and are committed to the success of all students
  • Demonstrate a thorough and current understanding of the college admissions process, a-g requirements and NCAA and NAIA Eligibility Center
  • Hold a Masters Degree in an education related field
  • Have earned a PPS credential
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational ability and ability to meet deadlines
  • Are technologically competent
  • Are continually seeking to learn, grow and improve their skills

This is a full-time, 40-hours-a-week/12-month position.

This position reports directly to the MS/HS Principal.


Boys Basketball Coach

Village Christian is in search of a highly qualified Boys Basketball Coach. Over the past seven years the basketball program had a 166-54 (.75%) overall record and a 42-14 league record. The program has amassed a school-record four straight (2012-2015) state tournament appearances, four (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016) conference championships, two (2014, 2015) CIF-SS titles, one (2012) CIF state championship, and a 26-8 postseason record. Village Christian is the only private school in the San Fernando Valley to ever compete and win the Division 1AA championship.

The Head Coach will report to the athletic director and will be responsible for supervision/staffing all levels and administration of all facets of the program.

Qualifications:

•Places high emphasis on Christian values, integrity, ethics, and discipline.

•High School and/or College coaching experience, head coaching experience preferred.

•Possess a high level of knowledge in the sport, including, but not limited to strategy, skill building, practice and game planning.

•Bachelor’s degree, for teaching/administration position, teaching credential and Master’s degree preferred.

•Exceptional organizational and communication skills.

• Motivates and inspires all student-athletes throughout the program to reach full potential in areas of athletics, academics, spiritual and personal development

• Willingness to listen and respond to students, parents, coaches, administrators, and members of the community.

•Willing to accept challenges and successfully meet those challenges.

Required Documentation:

•Letter(s) of Recommendation.

•Introduction letter describing qualifications for this position.

•Resume & Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Application Deadline March 31, 2017. Please submit documents to Mr. Kevin Aust – Athletic Director
kevina@villagechristian.org

Link to Application: http://www.villagechristian.org/documents/Human-Resources/vcs_classified_app-4.pdf


Library Substitute

General Responsibilities

Assist school librarian with daily operations as needed

Job Duties

  • Supervise students
  • Assist students in proper computer/device use and assist in problem solving
  • Check books in and out
  • Shelve books
  • Maintain safe and orderly library environment, including light cleaning
  • Close and secure library at end of day