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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 210 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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  • Administration: Assistant Head of Middle School

    The Assistant Head of the Middle School’s role is to support and assist the Head of Middle School in executing the school’s strategic plan, maintaining congruency between the school's board-approved mission statement, and facilitating all activities of that division.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Development: Alumni Relations Manager

    The Alumni Relations Manager is a nonexempt position that supports the efforts of the Development team.  Their focus is on engaging the LJCDS alumni and maintaining/cultivating long-lasting relationships with alumni.  This individual will plan and execute a variety of alumni events on campus and across the country.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Early Childhood Center: Associate Teacher

    We are seeking an outstanding, qualified associate teacher who is able to utilize previous experience working in a preschool setting to develop curriculum, maintain classroom routines and a calm, productive learning environment. Genuine enthusiasm for, experience working with, and the working knowledge of the developing young child between 3 – 5 years of age are a must.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Part-Time Opportunities

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  • Early Childhood Center: Assistant and Extended Day Group Leader

    We are seeking an outstanding, qualified individual to work in our Early Childhood Center, assisting in a variety of classrooms throughout the school day.  This individual would transition into the Extended Day program after the conclusion of the school day.

    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Substitute: Arts Teacher

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Please identify all areas that you are qualified for substituting in your application. You must be available for a full school day beginning at 7:30 a.m.

    • Visual Arts, Film-making, AP Art History
    • Technical Theatre (expertise in Lighting & Sound, Scene Design)
    • Film Studies
    • Drama
    • Dance
    • Vocal Music
    • Strings
    • Band
    • Drafting, Architecture
    Please 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 information and to apply.
  • Substitute: Lower School Teacher

    The Lower 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 Teacher

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Please identify all areas that you are qualified for substituting in your application. You must be available for a full school day beginning at 7:30 a.m.
      • English
      • History
      • Mathematics
      • Science
      • Computer Programming
      • World Languages
    Click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Substitute: Upper School Teacher

    La Jolla Country Day School is seeking qualified substitutes teachers for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Please identify all areas that you are qualified for substituting in your application. You must be available for a full school day beginning at 7:30 a.m.
      • English
      • History
      • Mathematics
      • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
      • Computer Programming
      • World Languages
    Please click HERE for more information and to apply.
  • Summer: Early Childhood Center Teacher

    We are seeking outstanding, qualified teachers who are able to utilize previous experience working in a preschool setting to develop curriculum, maintain classroom routines and a calm, productive learning environment to teach during our summer program from mid-June through the end of July. 

    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

The 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