Employment

The Bishop's School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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


Staff

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  • Chief Advancement Officer

    The Bishop's School is hiring a chief advancement officer. Please see the job profile here. The deadline is open until filled. For more information or to apply, contact Dianne V. Puls at Brigham Hill Consultancy.

    The Bishop's School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
  • Interim Educational Technology Specialist

    Position: Interim Educational Technology Specialist
    Department: Information Systems
    Reports to: Sr. Director of Educational Technology and Information Systems
    Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time

    Summary Description:  This position has two areas of responsibility; the first is as a regular member of the technology staff providing direct support to students, faculty and staff with an emphasis on classroom technology. The second is providing training to faculty and students in the use of classroom technology.

    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years of related experience including knowledge of Windows OS, macOS ,and iOS/iPadOS. Knowledge of Google Workspace, Microsoft Office and Learning Management System is a plus. Prior work experience in schools preferred.

    Skills & Abilities:
    • Ability to plan, test, implement, and troubleshoot hardware & system software in order to accurately diagnose cause of computer problems and coordinate solutions;
    • Ability to collaborate with other team members to provide effective technical support;
    • Ability to interact with all school constituencies with tact, composure, and professionalism;
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
    • Ability to articulate technical information to users with less technical background;
    • Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation;
    • Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic environment and schedule.
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
    • Provide direct one-on-one support to faculty and students with an emphasis on the school’s learning management system and educational applications;
    • Meet directly with faculty, department chairs, and administrators to discuss technology needs;
    • Assist in the rollout of school-wide initiatives for academic technology, including research for future initiatives;
    • Develop short training sessions for faculty to help with integration of technology into their classes;
    • Assist faculty in their classroom to demonstrate technology for faculty and student use;
    • Maintain inventory and basic operations of shared devices on campus such as the computer lab, photo lab, etc.;
    • Analyze existing procedures and develop improvements for optimum use of technologies with an emphasis on the classroom;
    • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
    • Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook:  “Each employee must act in a manner that sets the highest example for the students of the School.”  Accordingly, you are expected to maintain integrity, honor, responsible citizenship and respect for the rights of others.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Sr. Director of Educational Technology and Information Systems.
    Lifting & Carrying Requirements & other physical requirements:  The position requires the ability to stand, stoop, lift arms overhead, push, pull and crouch for extended periods of time, as required to complete assigned tasks; to individually push, pull, lift, or lift and carry, items weighing up to and including fifty pounds, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate training provided by The Bishop’s School.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  Essential duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job (including physical requirements).  An incumbent must be able to perform all of the essential duties and responsibilities described above.  An employee holding this position will be required to perform any other job related duties as requested by management.  All requirements are subject to reasonable accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@bishops.com by June 30, 2021.  
  • Maintenance Team Member - Swing Shift

    The Bishop’s School seeks to employ an experienced Maintenance Team Member – Swing Shift, who will operate as part of a team in completing maintenance-related tasks to maintain campus physical facilities.

    The position will be filled when a suitable candidate is hired.
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    Position Summary: 

    This position is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly tasks to maintain campus physical facilities including repairs and renovation of buildings, grounds, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems, as well as responding to emergencies and urgencies, and maintaining the campus in a clean and tidy condition.

    This position is also responsible for providing assistance and supervision for janitorial and housekeeping personnel and overseeing outside contractors as needed, as well as assisting with events setup, support and teardown including but not limited to audio-visual equipment.

    The regularly scheduled hours for this swing shift position are Tuesday through Friday 11:00 am to 7:30 pm and Saturdays 7:00 am to 3:30 pm but can be adjusted to 7:00 am – 3:30 pm during summer and non-student workdays, when approved in advance by a supervisor.

    This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position with full benefits. The position reports to the Facilities Team Manager and Director of Facilities.


    Essential Functions: 
    • Perform repairs and preventive maintenance procedures on campus buildings, grounds, equipment and systems, as assigned, to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
    • Inspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
    • Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, flush drain lines, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, per checklists.
    • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
    • Assemble, install, or repair basic wiring including computer cabling, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing including pipe cutting, pump repair and pipe sweating, machinery, and equipment including audio visual.
    • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
    • Repair plaster and drywall, paint interior and exterior surfaces, and assist with other renovation or remodeling work including basic carpentry.
    • Install, repair or replace doors, door locks, faucets, and window coverings.
    • May perform pool maintenance, as instructed by the Facilities Team Manager, including changing light bulbs, calibrating water analyzer, testing water sample, and adding chemicals as needed for the purpose of complying with mandated safety and health requirements.
    • Assist with setting up and removing chairs, tables, bleachers, stages, as well as audio visual equipment setup, support and teardown for various campus events including evenings and Saturdays.
    • Respond to all work orders and requests in a timely manner, and update records of all service requests, periodic maintenance and checklists in work order system.
    • Perform all duties in a safe manner, whether working alone, in a team or around others, in accordance with the School’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).
    • Identify and inform Facilities Team Manager and/or Director of Facilities of any potential safety hazards on School properties.
    • Monitor campus spaces to identify areas needing repair/maintenance and report all issues and challenges to Facilities Team Manager and/or appropriate management personnel, suggest potential resolutions, and provide assistance as appropriate.
    • Oversee outside contractors while on campus as directed.
    • Provide supervision of janitorial and housekeeping personnel as needed and assist when necessary to ensure that the campus is maintained in a clean and neat condition.
    • Attend weekly team meetings to review upcoming calendar and attend school functions as needed and/or as directed by the supervisor.
    • Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Facilities Team Manager, Campus Scheduler, and Director of Facilities.

    Position Qualifications: 
    • The successful candidate will exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • Knowledge of safe work practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment including general knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, HVAC and basic building maintenance and remodeling work experience.
    • Knowledge of pool maintenance/calibration a plus.
    • Mechanical aptitude and ability to proficiently utilize various hand and power tools, including but not limited to voltmeter, multimeter, power washer, grinder, welding torch, table saw and drill press, in performing assigned diversified maintenance tasks in a safe and effective manner.
    • Operate sprayers related to sanitizing and disinfecting areas on campus. N95 mask may be required. Training and personal protective equipment (PPE) to be provided by the School.
    • General computer literacy including but not limited to programs such as scheduling and other job-related software, emails and internet use.
    • Ability to read and interpret specifications, diagrams, instructions, and work orders and requests.
    • Ability to effectively troubleshoot electrical, plumbing and other facilities issues, and repair or assist in performing repairs as directed.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • · Strong work ethic and integrity; proactive, responsible, reliable, prompt and attentive to detail.
    • Ability to utilize sound judgment in analyzing facilities issues and determining appropriate solutions, including escalating issues to the appropriate personnel when necessary.
    • Ability to manage time effectively to complete assigned tasks within allotted time and minimal supervision.
    • Ability to cooperatively work with other team members as well as independently.
    • Receptive to constructive feedback and direction.
    • Ability to courteously interact with all school constituencies.
    • Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation.
    • Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule, which may require fluctuations in workdays and hours including evenings and weekends, as well as availability in responding to campus emergencies as needed.

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements: 

    This position requires the ability to stand, stoop, lift arms overhead, push, pull and crouch for extended periods of time, and use various ladders of up to 20 feet in height and utilize a motorized lift in partnership with at least one other coworker, as required to complete assigned tasks; to individually push, pull, lift, or lift and carry, items weighing up to and including 50 pounds, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate safety training provided by The Bishop’s School.

    Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This may include warm, hot or cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

    Apply Now: 

    Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. Please attach a cover letter and resume with the application. To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to hr@bishops.com.
  • 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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  • Computer Science/Mathematics Teacher 

    Position Title: Computer Science/Mathematics Teacher 
    Department: Faculty
    Reports to: Division Head(s)
    Status: Full-time; Exempt

    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 $4 million is awarded in financial aid annually.

    Summary Description  
    The Bishop’s School seeks an engaging, collaborative, and dynamic computer science and mathematics teacher (Grades 7-12) to begin August 1, 2021. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the flexibility to teach a range of courses in both departments. They will share the School’s commitment to learner-centered approaches, collaborative problem-solving, and project-based learning. The goals of these approaches are to foster curiosity, encourage active student engagement and collaboration in the classroom, and direct students to take ownership of their learning. 

    The Bishop’s School seeks candidates enthusiastic about working on and with teams rather than in silos, integrating technology into instruction, and developing highly-engaging approaches to problem-solving. While not a requirement, candidates with expertise in design thinking, applied engineering and robotics, makerspaces, experiential curriculum, machine learning and/or interdisciplinary program design would have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the School’s Wu Tsai Center for Creative Sciences.

    In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students.

    Desired Qualifications
    A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in mathematics, computer science or a related field is required; a minimum of three years of 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.
    • Demonstrated commitment and competency in diversity, equity and inclusion;
    • Eagerness to collaborate with other department members in creating meaningful, relevant, learner-centered classroom experiences;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and the community;
    • Strong work ethic, time management, verbal, written language and interpersonal skills;
    • 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 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status.

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

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for five professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to resumes@bishops.com.  
  • Interim Physical Education and Athletics Faculty

    Position Title: Interim Physical Education and Athletics Faculty
    Department: Physical Education and Athletics 
    Reports to: Division Head(s)
    Status: Full-time; Exempt (Interim for one year with the opportunity to apply for Regular Full-time for 2022-2023)

    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 $4 million is awarded in financial aid annually.

    Summary Description
    The Bishop’s School seeks an engaging, collaborative and dynamic physical education teacher and athletics coach to begin on or before August 11, 2021. The ideal candidate will create a class environment that promotes and develops healthy habits in physical fitness, physical skills, and wellness of both mind and body. This person will motivate students to develop socially desirable habits of good sportsmanship and teamwork, as well as an interest in wholesome recreational activities and sports while supporting and contributing to departmental goals.

    This individual will be expected to teach up to five (5) classes in the physical education department (Grades 6-12) and coach two out of three upper school athletic seasons (sports to be determined and compensated separately). Additionally, this individual will serve as an advisor to a small group of middle school students, providing guidance in a variety of academic and socioemotional areas.

    Desired Qualifications
    A bachelor’s degree in physical education or experience in a related field; a minimum of three years of teaching and/or coaching 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.
    • Demonstrated commitment and competency in diversity, equity and inclusion.
    • Eagerness to collaborate and calibrate with other department members in creating meaningful, relevant and learner-centered class experiences.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and the community.
    • Strong work ethic, time management and interpersonal skills.
    • 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 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age or marital status.

    Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

    For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com. Questions can be directed to Karla Padilla, Director of Human Resources, (858) 875-0714 or karla.padilla@bishops.com.

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, three (3) letters of recommendation and contact information for three (3) professional references (including name, job title, phone number, and email address) to resumes@bishops.com. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher

    Position Title: Mathematics Teacher 
    Department: Faculty
    Reports to: Division Head(s)
    Status: Full-time; Exempt

    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 an engaging, collaborative, dynamic and learner-centered mathematics teacher (Grades 9-12) beginning August 1, 2021. The Bishop’s 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. 

    The department seeks candidates enthusiastic about working on and with teams rather than in silos, integrating technology into instruction, and developing highly-engaging approaches to the problem-solving pedagogical approach of the school. In addition to teaching mathematics, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students.

    Desired Qualifications
    A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in mathematics or a related field is required; a minimum of 3 years of 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.
    • Demonstrated commitment and competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion;
    • Eagerness to collaborate with other department members in creating meaningful, relevant, learner-centered classroom experiences;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community;
    • Strong work ethic, time management, verbal, written language, and interpersonal skills;
    • 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 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status.

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

    To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for five professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to resumes@bishops.com
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.