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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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  • Director of Technology

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks a strategic partner to join the operations team as a director of technology. 

    The director of technology is responsible for the technology necessary to facilitate teaching and learning, maintaining/upgrading school infrastructure, and safeguarding the school’s assets. This includes both long-term strategic planning and day-to-day operation support of these items. This individual provides leadership to the technology department and school as a whole. The director of technology is responsible for all aspects of technology management and control.  

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  • Philanthropy Coordinator

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented professional to join the philanthropy team.

    The philanthropy coordinator is an integral member of the office of philanthropy, supporting and working alongside other members of the team to help set and implement the office’s strategic plan and tactics and meet fundraising goals. More specifically, it is a position that supports the office in its various fundraising efforts, from identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. This includes, but is not limited to, data entry, donor research, report and list generation, gifts processing and event coordination.

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  • Physical Education: Educator, Department Chair, and Basketball Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking an enthusiastic, high-energy, and proven program and consensus builder to join the physical education and athletics team as an educator, department chair, and head basketball coach. This position will work closely with the director of athletics and physical education, the assistant director of athletics and physical education, the assistant to the athletic director for Middle School, and other members of the athletic-physical education faculty, coaches and office staff.   

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  • Upper School: Science Educator

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks a dynamic and student-centered educator to join our community in the 2020-2021 academic year to teach four sections of Upper School Science at the introductory or advanced high school level. This individual will teach physics with a high level of mastery in an interdisciplinary structure.

    The ideal candidate will also be able to teach chemistry or biology. Educators are enthusiastic with a demonstrated passion for learning and for teaching that builds interest in, excitement for, and mastery of the designated curriculum. In addition, this individual is expected to collaborate effectively with colleagues, serve as a student advisor, and contribute to the life of the school by coaching an athletic team and/or serving as an advisor for at least one extracurricular activity.

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Part-Time Opportunities

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  • Long Term Substitute: Upper School Counselor

    La Jolla Country Day school seeks an empathetic, engaging individual for a long term substitute assignment as an Upper School counselor. This assignment will begin in August 2020 and ends in November 2020.

    The Upper School counselor supports the social and emotional health of students in grades 9-12. Under the supervision of the head of Upper School, the Upper School counselor serves a key role in creating and sustaining an atmosphere of emotional wellness among students by forming a family-school-community partnership. This individual works closely with the Upper School administrative team, the Lower and Middle School counselor, the faculty, and the school nurse.

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  • 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

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