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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 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

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  • Admission: Administrative Assistant

    La Jolla Country Day School 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, and we pride ourselves on recruiting and retaining exceptionally talented employees who are passionate about their field, value lifelong learning and are committed to fostering a culture of dignity. Dignity is believing that all human beings have value and are vulnerable, and the desire to be treated with dignity is universal.

    The administrative assistant for admission supports the work of the admission team.  This individual is an integral member of the team, ensuring exemplary service is provided to all constituents (applicants, their families, colleagues, etc.). They are an enthusiastic, motivated, and articulate advocate for the School’s mission. 

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

    Our Early Childhood Center (ECC) is seeking an assistant educator to join a team of collaborative, compassionate, and fun individuals who are committed to providing a program that is one of the best in the San Diego area for young children. The team takes pride in the relationships and sense of community that is fostered between students and teachers, and between families and the La Jolla Country Day School community.

    La Jolla Country Day School’s Lower School is a place where parents are often reminded of the best aspects of their childhood. Lower School is where we lay the foundation for the joy of learning, and our educators play a critical role in that process. The sense of exhilaration present in this age group is something that’s special. Here, children’s natural curiosity and questioning are nurtured alongside a well-balanced educational experience. LJCDS is where the best of classical and progressive education blends.

    The Early Childhood Center serves children ages 3 to 5 and offers an education that supports the development of the whole child. Children explore and investigate in well-equipped, thoughtfully designed indoor and outdoor classrooms. The ECC follows a traditional school year calendar (mid August - early June) with closures for holidays, and winter and spring breaks.

    All community members work together to fulfill the school’s mission and vision, as well as meet the established goals and objectives. Assistant educators support students in either whole group, small group, or individually. They are expected to perform all responsibilities professionally, treating themselves and others with dignity at all times.  Hours during the school year are typically 930a-530p.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Lower School: Associate Educator

    La Jolla Country Day School’s Lower School is a place where we are often reminded of the best aspects of childhood. Lower School is where we lay the foundation for the joy of learning and identity exploration, and our educators play an important role on this journey as leaders and mentors. The sense of exhilaration present in this age group is something that’s special. Here, children’s natural curiosity and questioning are nurtured alongside a well-balanced educational experience. LJCDS is a teaching and learning environment where proven and progressive educational practices are blended together.  

    We are seeking an energetic, student-centered associate educator to join our 1st or 2nd grade team for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Part-Time Opportunities

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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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