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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

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  • Athletics: Physical Education Faculty and Varsity Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School seeks enthusiastic individuals qualified to join our Athletic department as Physical Education teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year. PE faculty are also expected to serve as coaches for Upper and Middle School athletic teams throughout the year.

    Preference will be given to candidates who possess a strong desire for, and successful experience in, coaching and leading volleyball, field hockey, and/or lacrosse programs.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Part-Time Opportunities

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  • Athletics: Assistant Coach, Track & Field

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking assistant coaches for our Track & Field team, with experience in hurdles or sprint relays. The season begins in February 2019 and ends in June. Practices are after school Monday - Friday, and meets are on Wednesdays or Thursdays and some weekends.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Athletics: Assistant Softball Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking an assistant softball coach, for both Middle School and Varsity teams. The softball season begins in February 2019 and ends in June.

    Click HERE  for more information and to apply.
  • Athletics: Boys' Lacrosse Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a coach for our boys' lacrosse program.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Athletics: Girls' Lacrosse Coach

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking a coach for our middle school girls' lacrosse team. The season begins in February 2019 and ends in June.  Hours are typically Monday-Friday from 2:00p - 3:00p.

    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.
  • Internship: Marketing and Communications

    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, marketing and public relations efforts of the school. This position will help share the school’s story on various platforms to celebrate LJCDS and deepen the internal and external communities’ understanding of the school’s mission.

    This is a part-time, temporary position - working 15-20 hours per week through May 2019.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Lower School: Early Childhood Education, Ages 3-5

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking experienced, qualified 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 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