Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is seeking applicants for the position of Summer Programs Director. This is a 12 month position that combines leading summer programs with other opportunities in the school, such as service learning or teaching, depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. The Summer Programs Director also serves as a member of the Brentwood School Leadership Team. The workload of the Summer Programs Director varies greatly during the course of the year.
The principle responsibilities include:
Create eight week summer program offerings
Coordinate day camp, sports camps, Middle School academic and service learning, Upper School academic summer courses, and programs
Manage the budget, including payroll and Food Service
Develop website content
Hire teachers, counselors, and support staff
Facilitate staff training and orientation
Oversee the assistant director and other staff
Oversee the day to day operation of the program during the summer
Identify and develop future program offerings that will keep the summer program fresh and meet the interests of program participants
Prepare end-of-summer reports for school administration
A successful candidate will possess:
A detail-oriented approach to work and outstanding organizational skills
Strong communication skills including writing, listening, and public speaking
The energy, patience, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with a variety of constituents
The ability to think quickly and make thoughtful decisions
A warm and caring personality
Experience in a camp/activities setting, preferably in a leadership role
A Bachelor’s degree is required with advanced degrees preferred
An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
A commitment to diversity and inclusion
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. For further information about Brentwood School, please visit the school’s website: www.bwscampus.com.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references electronically to:
Assistant to the Head of School
and Associate Head of School;
Adminsitrative Liaison to the
Board of Trustees
About Brentwood School
Mission & Values
Brentwood School is a vibrant and diverse community whose purpose is to promote personal and intellectual growth.
We provide challenging, engaging programs in a nurturing learning environment, devoting care and attention to every student. Embracing high standards of character, commitment, and achievement.
Brentwood School encourages students to think critically and creatively and to act ethically.
In its relatively short history, Brentwood School has grown to be one of the premier independent day schools in Southern California. Founded as a non-profit corporation in 1972, Brentwood School acquired the Brentwood Military Academy, which had existed since 1902.
Brentwood School opened in the fall of 1972 as a co-educational, college preparatory day school with grades 6-10. Grade 11 was added in fall 1973, and the school graduated its first senior class in June 1975.