Career Opportunity

Campus Maintenance


Northstar School has an excellent and flexible opportunity for someone with experience and skills in facilities maintenance and groundskeeping to join our team and community. We are now seeking candidates for our Campus Maintenance position.

DESCRIPTION – This Campus Maintenance position is responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, and development of the Northstar school campus.  Responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintenance of all campus outdoor areas, including playgrounds, athletic areas, sidewalks, fences, and other outdoor structures.
  • Spearheading projects for campus improvements (major repairs, structure installations, plantings, etc.) including engaging contractors and outside expertise.
  • Skilled maintenance of plants and trees across the school campus with attention to the beauty, cleanliness, and  functionality of the campus grounds.
  • Special care and maintenance of grass lawns, including mowing, fertilizing, and addressing issues (pests, weeds, etc.).
  • Management of irrigation systems and watering of plants, grass, and trees. 
  • Performance of selected repairs and improvements within the campus facilities and buildings


QUALIFICATIONS – The following qualities are desired:

  • Experience maintaining grounds and outdoors landscapes
  • “Handyman” and creative problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of plants and trees and their care
  • Ability to lead and complete projects with attention to detail and quality
  • Availability for a regular part-time work schedule and occasional work on-demand
  • Able to learn quickly and work well with others
  • Sincere care for young people and the importance of quality schools


FEATURES –  Northstar offers competitive compensation and benefits packages and an enriching work environment.

  • Flexible part-time work schedule and breaks for school, national, and Islamic holidays
  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and abilities
  • Options for monthly salaried or hourly compensation
  • Health and dental insurance coverage options
  • Tuition discounts for staff children
  • 401k retirement savings plan, through a choice of Islamic mutual funds
  • Enriching, positive work environment
  • Beautiful campus setting in the hills of Hayward, CA
  • Paid time off for all school-year breaks (winter, spring, Eid, etc.) and national and Islamic holidays
  • Tuition discounts for staff children


Interested candidates please send your resume to
and include an introductory note indicating the position(s) you are interested in.

Candidate review and hiring will occur as soon as possible.

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Northstar School is a Pre-K to 8th grade Islamic school set on a beautiful campus in the hills of Hayward, CA . Founded in 2002, Northstar has grown from a student body of 7 students, to one of over 160 diverse and eager, young Muslim learners. Northstar is WASC-accredited and has earned a reputation as a pioneer and role model in Islamic schooling, employing a range of cutting edge and time-tested educational methods. With a dynamic curriculum that integrates classical Islamic sciences with a first-rate academic program, Northstar and its talented team of educators aim to nurture the “mind, body, and spirit” of our children.

Northstar School is an equal opportunity employer, open to applicants of all backgrounds.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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