Employment

Please see below for open positions at The Bishop's School.


Staff

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  • Bus Driver

    The Bishop's School is looking for a full-time school bus driver for before and after school routes. A California School Bus Drivers Certificate, Class B license with passenger endorsement, and airbrake certification are required. Competitive pay and benefits. Please submit your resume to transportation@bishops.com if interested.

Faculty

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  • English Teacher

    Position Title: English Teacher (Faculty)
    Department: Academics - English Department
    Reports to: Division Head(s)
    Status:Full-time; Exempt from August 2020 until June 2021

    Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, and inclusion. This year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and over $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually.

    Summary Description 
    The Bishop’s School seeks a full-time teacher in English for the fall and spring semesters, beginning August 2020 and concluding in June 2021. While the ideal candidate will have the ability to teach a range of upper school grade levels based on departmental needs, a background in literacy, literature, writing, student-led discussion and the ability to potentially teach electives is desirable. The department actively considers the scope and sequence of the School’s English curriculum and seeks candidates excited about student-centered learning, interdisciplinary curriculum, and a desire to enhance existing programs and develop additional courses in support of the School’s initiatives. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students and extended-day office hours for additional student support.

    Desired Qualifications
    A bachelor’s degree in English or a related field is required; a minimum of three years teaching experience is expected. Interest in supporting current co-curricular programs and professional learning communities is also highly desirable.  

    Desired Skills and Abilities
    • An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives;
    • Dedication to and competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community;
    • Strong work ethic, verbal, written language, and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to function and collaborate productively as part of a team-oriented approach;
    • Irrespective of own religious orientation, ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition
    The Bishop’s School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to brian.ogden@bishops.com.
  • Mathematics Teacher (Long-term Substitute)

    Position Title: Mathematics Teacher (Long-term Substitute)
    Department: Faculty
    Reports to: Division Head(s)
    Status: Full-time; Exempt from August 13, 2020 until October 1, 2020

    Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, and inclusion. This year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and over $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually.

    Summary Description:  
    The Bishop’s School seeks a long-term substitute teacher of mathematics to begin August 10, 2020 and conclude September 30, 2020. The teaching assignments include two Calculus courses and two Math 3 (Algebra) classes. The Math Department and the School are eager to welcome a collaborative colleague committed to a problem-solving framework. The School promotes an integrated, student-centered approach to mathematics education that utilizes collaborative problem sets to build applied mathematical skills.  The goals of this approach are to foster curiosity, encourage active student engagement and collaboration in the classroom, and direct students to take ownership of their learning.  In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students and extended-day office hours for additional student support.

    Desired Qualifications
    A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field is required; a minimum of three years teaching experience is expected. Classroom experience facilitating and promoting mathematical discussion and exploration is highly desirable.  

    Desired Skills and Abilities
    • An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives.
    • Experience effectively integrating technology into instruction, especially online.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administrators.
    • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to function and collaborate effectively as part of a team.
    • Irrespective of own religious orientation, ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition.
    The Bishop’s School offers a competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a résumé and contact information for three professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to brian.ogden@bishops.com and harlan.klein@bishops.com.
  • Substitute Teacher

    All substitute positions for the 2019-2020 academic year have been filled.
Mission Statement
The Bishop's School is an academic community pursuing intellectual, artistic and athletic excellence in the context of the Episcopal tradition. We are dedicated to offering the highest quality education to a diverse student body and to fostering integrity, imagination, moral responsibility, and commitment to serving the larger community.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The Bishop’s School promotes an inclusive and compassionate community of students, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, trustees, and alumni. We honor and embrace diverse identities such as age, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender and gender identity, group affiliation, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Because diversity enriches the exchange of ideas, we foster a physically and emotionally safe environment in which different experiences, thoughts, and opinions are respectfully expressed and respectfully heard. Such an environment allows every individual to thrive in and contribute to our global community.
THE BISHOP’S SCHOOL     7607 La Jolla Boulevard     La Jolla, CA 92037     (858) 459-4021
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.