An independent day school for grades 6-12

Crystal is Expanding!

As the school increases enrollment over the next few years, we are seeking qualified teachers in all disciplines for both our Middle and Upper Schools. The most successful teachers here have the following qualities:
  • They find joy working with young people
  • They are passionate about their discipline
  • They love collaborating with colleagues
  • They employ technology purposefully in their teaching practice
  • They are lifelong learners
  • They have co-curricular interests that they share with students
If you are interested in working in a collegial, student-centered school, please send a cover letter and resume to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School at
1. Wonderfully engaging students who love to learn
2. Passionate and highly respected faculty who build caring relationships with students
3. A professional and “best practice oriented” environment.
4. Supportive Parents who partner with teachers to support students, and who will even occasionally bring you breakfast
5. Likeminded colleagues who are team players.
6. A robust professional growth fund that supports teachers in their practice
7. Generous benefits, including faculty awards, continuing education and sabbaticals
8. Tremendous access to high and low tech educational resources
9. Beautiful and thoughtfully-designed campus and facilities
10. An environment balanced between high academic standards and human development

Current Job Openings

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  • Transportation Coordinator

    Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

    Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, plan, coordinate and oversee the routing, scheduling and daily transportation services and operations of the school’s transportation programs. Monitor all aspects of the school’s Traffic Demand Management Program to ensure compliance. Develop and maintain relationships with all transportation vendors to ensure the safest and most cost effective routes for all students. Work closely with the Facilities Department to ensure internal and supplemental transportation needs are met. Develop and coordinate the school’s transportation emergency plan. Assure compliance with time schedules and applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations. Communicate the school’s transportation programs with the school’s community including parents, students and employees. Respond to parent questions about transportation options. Market and publicize the transportation programs throughout the school year. Perform related duties as assigned.


    Route Optimization & Reporting
    • Creates and develops all bus, van and shuttle routes for both the middle school and upper school that will ensure the best student experience and safety; implements a transportation task force if needed to ensure adequate input is obtained in the development of all routes.
    • Monitors the Traffic Demand Management Agreement (TDM) with the City of Belmont to ensure annual compliance is met; acts as liaison between the city and the school on all aspects of the TDM.
    • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to routing, schedules, accidents and other transportation services;
    • Coordinates transportation requests for field trips and special school events including annual class retreats, snow day, curriculum nights, open houses and graduations

    Contracts & Service Provider Management
    • Negotiates the annual contracts with all transportation outside contractors.
    • Develops, creates and updates student rosters for each transportation vendor and ensures that daily attendance on all routes is taken; evaluates the attendance data regularly and makes any necessary adjustments or recommendations.
    • Assures route compliance with time schedules and applicable laws, codes, rules and safety regulations.
    • Plans and coordinates the school’s carpool app: provides annual data feeds and opt-out lists, communicates and markets the program to the parent community

    Parent & Student Experience
    • Create and distribute the annual transportation survey to all families; culminate and analyze the data to ensure that transportation routes effectively meet the demands of the student population.
    • Receives and responds to inquiries concerning routing, route capacity and other transportation questions; continuously surveys the existing transportation program for safety, service costs and areas in need of improvement

    Daily Flow & Problem Resolution
    • Monitors routes daily and makes necessary adjustments for overloads, lateness and related problems.
    • Oversees the daily operation of all transportation routes; works with outside transportation contractors to resolve any issues.

    Emergency Response
    • Receives and responds to emergency calls after hours and on weekends as needed.

    EDUCATION: Four-year college degree
    TECHNICAL: Google Sheets, Google Docs and Google Slides

    Student transportation experience or experience dispatching school buses on fixed and variable route assignments. Logistical experience and experience negotiating with service providers is considered a plus.

    • Plan, organize, and coordinate all of the operational aspects of a transportation system;
    • Communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with all constituents of the school, including outside contracted vendors, parents and students;
    • Negotiate outside contractor agreements;
    • Culminate, summarize and analyze data;
    • Review and understand Cal-train routes and potential impact on transportation programs;
    • Prepare and submit reports;
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues, outside contractors, parents and students;
    • Model behaviors and the core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, kindness, inclusion and safety of others;
    • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of community groups and organizations.

    Valid California Class C driver’s license a plus.

    Job Type: Full-time

    All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to
  • Theater Manager, Production & Design teacher

    One semester sabbatical replacement. January through June 2018.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day School in Hillsborough, California serving  students in grades 6-12 on two campuses is seeking a motivated, skilled and experienced Theater Manager and Technical Director for a  full-time second semester sabbatical replacement  its Upper School (grades 9-12).
    The position is a full-time position with 50% time as a Theater Manager and 50% time as a Technical Director and teacher.  The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Theater, Technical Theater, or Educational Theater with experience teaching Production and Design, classes and Video Production. In addition, experience running a theater or working on numerous productions in the technical capacity is preferred though others with experience are welcome to apply.  All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

    More specifically, we are looking for candidates who:
    • Oversee the implementation of plans and designs and logistics for all performance events in the theater
    • Manage and maintain the theater and its equipment
    • Manage all attendance related events in the theater, including ticket sales and the theater calendar
    • Manage the theater budget
    • Organize and manage the student crew who work on productions
    • Have teaching experience. The candidate will teach a section of  Theater Production and Design course to Upper School students
    • Incorporate practices which are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive and competent

    We are also looking for the following skills:
    • Knowledge and experience designing and building theatrical sets and lighting
    • Experience with multimedia presentation
    • Familiarity with the following technologies:  EOS/ION Operating System; CTC traditional Dimmer Racks; SFX Sound and Yamaha Digital Control Software & Yamaha LS9 Sound Console; DMX, Ethernet, Serial, and MIDI protocols; moving lights; Sony Wireless Mics; Apple computers
  • Part-time MS Coach

    Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day School in Hillsborough, California serving students in grades 6-12 is seeking a motivated, experienced and skilled individual to coach and teach part-time physical education to middle school students at its new middle school location in Belmont, California. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of middle school teaching/coaching experience, knowledge of the middle level learner, and interest in being part of a dynamic group of professionals who will be part of our upcoming middle school expansion. The Middle School Coach reports directly to the Middle School Athletic Director.
    If you are interested in this opening, please send a cover letter and resumé to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School at

    More specifically, we are looking for candidates who:
    • Have experience coaching more than one sport. This position involves coaching two teams for each of our sports seasons
    • Have experience developing practice plans
    • Communicate effectively and timely to the community, both in writing and orally
    • Are organized. This position requires coaches and teachers to organize the inventory, distribution, and return of uniforms
    • Possess a valid driver’s license.  Coaches must drive vans to and from athletic competitions
    We are also looking for candidates who:
    • Will carry out the mission of the School, the Athletic and Physical Education Departments
    • Will set up and dismantle equipment for games
    • Will promote the athletic program to the School community
    • Will assist with the scorers’ table
    • Will assist in other school-related duties, including admission open-houses, chaperoning, etc.

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Employment at CSUS

When looking for teachers, CSUS tends to give preference to those applicants who have demonstrated excellence both teaching to and understanding the needs of young people at the various stages of adolescent development. We look for faculty who are passionate about and have expertise in their discipline, employ technology appropriately, and are excited about collaborating with colleagues. CSUS thrives because of the great reputation of our teachers; when looking for new faculty, we seek those qualities that produce great teaching while igniting the thrill of learning in young people.

Reciprocally, CSUS supports its faculty and staff through a dynamic professional development program, including research grants, travel grants, assistance with the pursuit of advanced degrees and certification programs, membership in professional organizations and a variety of school-wide professional development opportunities. CSUS offers a generous compilation of medical and dental benefits, teaching awards, and sabbaticals. The school assists with the medical coverage of dependents and partners/spouses, and participates in the TIAA program of retirement benefits.

One of the best reasons to consider employment at CSUS is the collegial environment. CSUS teachers and staff see themselves as part of a community of learners, supporting one another and assisting one another along our journeys. The students and parents, who we see as partners in our work, are also part of this community. Because of our culture of caring, CSUS students are motivated and eager to discover the world, both inside and outside the classroom. Guided by dedicated and skillful teachers, they leave prepared for college and beyond.

The hiring process typically begins in January but we encourage applicants to contact us at anytime during the academic year. The hiring process usually begins with phone interviews followed by on-campus visits with sample class lessons and in-person interviews, and finally reference and background checks. CSUS often interviews potential candidates at the annual NAIS conference and at local job fairs. Interested candidates should contact the school with a resume and cover letter describing their interest and area(s) of expertise, and include a list of references.

CSUS is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants, and encourages candidates of color to apply. CSUS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other condition made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and other conditions of employment