Career Opportunities

La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) is a dynamic and vibrant community dedicated to developing young scholars, artists and athletes of character. Faculty and staff alike play an integral role in shaping the experiences of our students. We pride ourselves in recruiting and retaining quality and exceptionally talented employees who are passionate about their field and value lifelong learning.

With more than 150 faculty and staff members, the diverse LJCDS community is one big family. Meaningful and enduring relationships between faculty, staff, students and coaches is an element that sets our community apart.
LJCDS  fosters a challenging and supportive work environment and offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

We provide highly competitive salaries and a robust benefits package with more than 30 employee benefits, including medical, dental, chiropractic, life, long-term disability, retirement, pet insurance and many more.  

LJCDS is committed to a policy of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services in accordance with federal and state law. We also prohibit sexual harassment.

Full-Time Opportunities

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  • Director of the Learning Resource Center

    La Jolla Country Day School is currently seeking a passionate, collaborative, experienced, credentialed educator to serve as Learning Resource Center Director for the 2019-2020 school year.
     
    The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is a community that supports and bridges learning for our students in lower, middle, and upper school. Our mission is to ensure that all La Jolla Country Day School students graduate as independent, self-reliant, and resourceful learners who can manage their own paths. These attributes are acquired by the student in large part due to the success and commitment of the LRC educators and our faculty; they serve as teachers, mentors, and coaches to our students.
     
    The director reports to the Assistant Head of School and serves as a member of the school’s leadershi team. The director is responsible for administering the LRC program and supervising a team of educational therapists, speech and language pathologists and tutors who report directly to s/he.

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  • Learning Resource Center: Learning Specialtist

    La Jolla Country Day School is currently seeking a passionate, collaborative, experienced, credentialed educator to serve as Learning Resource Center Learning Specialist for the 2019-20 school year.

    The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is a community that supports and bridges learning for our students in lower, middle, and upper school. Our mission is to ensure that all La Jolla Country Day School students graduate as independent, self-reliant, and resourceful learners who can manage their own paths. These attributes are acquired by the student in large part due to the success and commitment of the LRC educators and our faculty; they serve as teachers, mentors, and coaches to our students.
     
    The learning specialist reports to the Director of the Learning Resource Center and serves as a member of the LRC. The learning specialist is responsible for supporting the needs of those students requiring supplemental academic instruction for mild to moderate learning needs. The learning specialist is the assigned case manager for those students who may have an IEP/Individualized Learning Plan or a 504 plan as a result of a student’s psycho-educational evaluation and/or need support due to learning preferences. The learning specialist is also responsible for developing learning plans for students who might need their learning extended through enrichment plans.
     
    The learning specialist works closely and collaboratively with classroom educators as a liaison expert to assist in differentiation curriculum, strategies to support, and/or identifications of accommodations. The learning specialist provides both pull-out services and push-in support, and sometimes, when warranted, may teach/lead a class focusing on a specific intervention for a group of students. The learning specialist serves as a teacher, mentor, and coach to our students. They are an integral part to our student’s success.

    The learning specialist is in regular contact with the student’s educators, support team, and parents.

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  • Major Gifts Officer

    As a member of the Leadership Team, the Major Gifts Officer must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the six-figure range. This individual will personally manage relationships with our top 50 prospective donors and will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward these very important alumnae and friends of the school. This individual will work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and other school representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for school-wide priorities. S/he will monitor all potential contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.

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  • Science Educator

    We are seeking an educator with demonstrated expertise and teaching experience in Middle School Physics, Engineering, and Design to join our team at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.

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  • Science Educator and Department Chair

    In addition to teaching four Middle School science sections, the department chair is the curricular and programmatic leader of the department, charged with leading the department towards a shared curricular vision; ensuring that policies, practices, and curricular direction within the department are mission-aligned and in accordance with the school’s goals and the department’s internal agreements.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • World Language Educator (Spanish)

    We will be filling three openings on our Middle and Upper School's World Language teams, and are seeking educators with demonstrated expertise of the Spanish language and teaching experience to join us at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.
     
    Essential duties include: (1) planning and preparation of materials, classroom instruction and ongoing student assessment; (2) communication with parents, including formal written reports on students several times per year; (3) active, collaborative participation in the work of the department on curriculum development, pedagogy, student assessment, and language promotion.

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Part-Time Opportunities

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  • Athletics: Boys' Lacrosse Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a coach for our boys' lacrosse program.

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  • Athletics: Girls' Lacrosse Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a coach for our middle school girls' lacrosse team. The season begins in February 2019 and ends in June.  Hours are typically Monday-Friday from 2:00p - 3:00p.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Intern: Marketing and Communications

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a creative and ambitious marketing and communications intern who has a passion for education. This position will support the school’s vision of inspiring greatness for a better world by leading with dignity. The ideal candidate will support the communications, marketing and public relations efforts of the school. This position will help share the school’s story on various platforms to celebrate LJCDS and deepen the internal and external communities’ understanding of the school’s mission. 
     
    This is a part-time, temporary position - working 15-20 hours per week through August 2019.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Substitute: Early Childhood Center

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking experienced, qualified substitute preschool teachers for our Early Childhood Center (ECC). Genuine enthusiasm for, experience working with, and the working knowledge of the developing young child between 3 – 5 years of age are a must. Good humor along with effective communication skills, patience, creativity, interpersonal skills and the ability to treat others with dignity are crucial.

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  • Substitute: Lower School (K-grade 4)

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks outstanding, qualified substitute teachers who are able to utilize previous experience working with children in an organized setting to maintain classroom routines and a calm, productive learning environment. Genuine enthusiasm for children, good humor, and the ability to manage a classroom are crucial.

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  • Substitute: Middle School (grades 5-8)

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2018-2019 academic year in the following areas of study:
    • English
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Computer Programming
    • World Languages
    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Substitute: Upper School (grades 9-12)

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2018-2019 academic year in the following areas of study:
    • English
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    • Computer Programming
    • World Languages
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  • Substitute: Visual and Performing Arts

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2018-2019 academic year in the following areas of study:
    • Visual Arts, Film-making, AP Art History
    • Technical Theatre (expertise with Lighting & Sound, Scene Design)
    • Drama, Honors Film Studies
    • Dance
    • Vocal Music
    • Strings
    • Band
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Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Benefit
  • Chiropractic & Acupuncture Benefits
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plan
  • Fringe Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (E.A.P.)
  • Long-Term Care Plan
  • Exclusive Discount Benefits
  • Travel Assistance
  • Health Plans Abroad
  • Pet Insurance
  • Credit Union Access
  • Legal Shield and Identity Theft Protection
  • Financial Planning Services

La Jolla Country Day School

9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
858-453-3440

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