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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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Part-Time Opportunities

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  • Athletics: Softball Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks an enthusiastic, experienced assistant coach for the softball team.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Substitute Teachers

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and should have previous teaching experience.

    Substitutes who possess the following will be given preference:
    • Specific expertise in areas of child development and classroom management/organization
    • The availability to accept assignments when scheduled several days in advance, and/or sometimes at the last minute due to illness
    • Reliable contact information and responsiveness
    The ideal candidate is committed to anti-racist education and culturally responsive instructional practices. They will possess or demonstrate the following: a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, positive energy, strong interpersonal skills, a service-oriented and team approach to work, approachability, adaptability, vulnerability, openness to new and divergent ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in an educational setting where children and adults are present.

    Click the division link for more information and to apply:
    Early Childhood Center
    Lower School
    Middle School
    Upper School
    Visual and Performing Arts
  • Substitute: Bus Driver

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified individuals to serve as substitute bus drivers.

    Our School Bus Drivers are responsible for understanding the importance of their job, and the necessity of doing it excellently—every day and on-time. A School Bus Driver is responsible for picking up and delivering several children during a normal shift within a tight time-window.  They are responsible for following all traffic and safety regulations to the letter, and to be cool, calm and collected in all situations.  Our School Bus Drivers also complete several pre & post shift activities to ensure a safe, neat journey for our students.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.


  • 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