This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

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 200 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

List of 3 items.

  • Administrative Assistant, Business Office

    La Jolla Country Day School is a dynamic and vibrant community dedicated to developing young scholars, artists and athletes of character.  The faculty, administration and staff are strong, diverse and talented individuals who have been drawn together for a common purpose. Ours is a vibrant community with an exciting charge—to create a stronger, better place where our children and those of future generations can grow to become excellent individuals, citizens and adventurers of the world. 

    Behind the scenes, the Business Office coordinates the resources to support our people and programs.  The administrative assistant, Business Office is an integral member of the team, providing exemplary service to both internal and external constituents.  They will provide full spectrum administrative support for the human resources and business office/operations functions,  including matters of a confidential nature. This individual handles daily tactical duties, with regular interruptions and competing deadlines.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Director of Security

    La Jolla Country Day School sits on a 24-acre campus in the heart of University City in San Diego CA.  From the Early Childhood Center to the Upper School, we offer students a safe environment to explore, exchange thoughts and ideas, make mistakes, challenge the status quo, develop a work ethic and grow to become the best versions of themselves. 

    The director of security is responsible for the physical safety and security of our campus, including all people and property.  This individual supervises contracted campus security and ensures appropriate security coverage of all student activities, athletic events, and select parent functions.  Responsibilities also include assisting with injuries and enforcing rules of LJCDS parent/student handbook and the employee handbook.  

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Learning Resource Center: Speech Language Pathologist

    The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is committed to supporting students as they access their learning potential when given equitable opportunities in inclusive and responsive environments. The program offers one-on-one and small group remediation as well as academic support that is fully integrated with each student’s academic program with a focus on advocacy. As a member of the LRC, speech-language pathologists are assigned a caseload of students (age 3 through grade 12) and work with individuals or small groups on specific speech, language, social communication, and cognitive communication skills. As members of the larger school community, SLPs work with students and their families, classroom teachers, and administrators to identify disorders and implement treatment plans and strategies.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Part-Time Opportunities

List of 4 items.

  • Athletics: Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking enthusiastic, experienced coaches for our women's soccer team for the Winter season (Novmeber 2021-February 2022).

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

    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 and marketing efforts of the school by helping to share the school’s story on various platforms - celebrating LJCDS and deepening the internal and external communities’ understanding of the school’s mission. 
    This is a part-time position (15-20 hours per week) begining in September and ending in December 2021.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • School Nurse

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a qualified school nurse to join our health and wellness team.  This individual will work under the direction of the lead school nurse in providing care and maintaining records for all students and staff in the school, while adhering to strict confidentiality statutes. This position requires someone who is flexible and can adapt to changing situations, able to work courteously and cooperatively with administration, staff and parents, demonstrate respect, compassion and caring for children, and must be committed to documentation and safety.

    The typical schedule will be 2-3 days per week, 830a-1230p.

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

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitute teachers for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Click on the division link below for more information and to submit your application materials:
    Early Childhood Center (Ages 3-5)
    Lower School (K-4)
    Middle School (5-8)
    Upper School (9-12)
    Visual and Performing Arts


  • 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

© 2021 La Jolla Country Day School

Privacy Policy

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Country Day Connection Newsletter