About

Career Opportunities

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 plus 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 1 items.

  • Design & Innovation: Digital, Mobile, UX Designer/Developer and Educator

    Are you a great mobile, web and digital designer that can not only make things work but make things work beautifully? Are you ready to work on projects that you want to work on? Do you love to mentor people and think that you are a great teacher? If so, working with the Innovation Lab at La Jolla Country Day School might be for you.

    As the Innovation Lab’s Digital, Mobile, UX Designer/Developer and Educator, you will be a member of a mixed team of professionals from industry and education playing an integral role in educating our students to become true innovators. We believe that true innovators can identify the right problems to solve and be able to deliver solutions that meet user needs, are technically feasible and are business viable.  Over the last three years since the founding of the Innovation Lab, our students have worked for industry corporations such as CamelBak, Ottobock and others, filed for patents, started businesses and won national design competitions.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Part-Time Opportunities

List of 9 items.

  • Athletics: Cheer Coach, Middle School

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a coach for our middle school cheer team. The season begins in August 2018 and ends in November. Hours are typically Monday-Friday from 2:00p - 3:00p.

    This individual could also be a candidate for our varsity assistant cheer coach position. Varsity practices are afterschool from 3:15p - 5:15p with games on Fridays.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Extended Day: Group Leader

    The primary goal of La Jolla Country Day School's Extended Day Program is to provide a safe, happy, caring, and structured environment for Lower School children after school. Extended Day staff organize activities that stimulate children’s physical, emotional, intellectual, and social growth. They help children explore individual interests, develop talents and independence, build self-esteem, and learn how to get along with others.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Learning Resource Center: Tutor

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks a qualified, part time tutor (approximately fifteen hours per week) to work with middle and upper school students, who learn differently, in all subject areas, including upper school math and science. The candidate must be able to provide instruction to individuals and small groups, have excellent time management and organizational skills.

    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.

    Click HERE for more informatin and to apply.
  • 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.

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

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitute school nurses. Substitute school nurses work under the direction of the 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.

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

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