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.
  • Controller

    Position: Controller
    Department: Business Office
    Reports to: Chief Operating & Financial Officer (COO/CFO)
    Exempt Full-Time Position

    Summary Description:  Under the general direction of the COO/CFO, is responsible for all financial reporting and the overall operations of the Business Office and its staff.  The position is responsible for analyzing complex accounting issues, ensuring financial reports are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, implementing and coordinating the application of new and/or revised accounting policies and procedures, and implementing new and/or revised accounting software. This position supervises all aspects of the accounting records and interacts with faculty, staff, students, other department heads and outside consultants in the process.

    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with concentration in accounting, and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible accounting and reporting experience utilizing considerable knowledge of current accounting theory, principles, practices, and internal control procedures with a focus on not-for-profit accounting.   In addition, a minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required.

    Skills & Abilities:
    • Proficiency with accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting systems, and the ability to prepare and analyze financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP);
    • Working knowledge of accounts payable and student account functions;
    • Effective and proactive problem solver, self-starter, and capable of meeting multiple deadlines;
    • Ability to prepare and analyze financial statements;
    • Ability to effectively supervise employees including but not limited to hiring, training, rewarding and administering discipline/corrective action;
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationship with COO/CFO and interact professionally with all employees throughout the institution and its community;
    • Excellent documentation and organizational skills;
    • Excellent and effective communication skills including written and oral presentation and a presence that speaks of authority, credibility and confidence;
    • Professional demeanor, attire and presentation skills;
    • Ability to manage numerous projects and tasks, anticipate and meet deadlines, use time effectively, problem-solve independently as well as in a team environment;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, accounting system applications, and other job-related software such as email and internet;
    • 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 necessitate, in addition to regular business hours, availability for work during non-business hours to meet deadlines;
    • Ability to remain professional and composed under deadline pressure while handling a multitude of duties and situations simultaneously, and respond with appropriate judgment;
    • Ability to handle sensitive information and situations discreetly and adhere to professional standards of integrity and confidentiality.
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
    • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
    • Maintains all financial records and ledgers, including accounts payable, payroll and student accounts.
    • Establishes accounts, monitors accurate reporting and generates reports for restricted funds, departmental centers, and grant accounts and records.
    • Manages the school’s annual audits, reviews all supporting documents, and prepares draft audit report ensuring compliance with GAAP in coordination with the COO/CFO.
    • Coordinates the preparation of regulatory reporting, including the annual tax returns.
    • Researches technical accounting issues for compliance.
    • Supports month-end and year-end close process.
    • Ensures quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
    • Manages and complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
    • Develops and documents business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
    • Manages the day-to-day activities of the Business Office team, including preparation of department’s financial projections and goals.
    • Reviews journal entries, oversees the accounting for capital expenditures, and processes monthly internal and external reports for distribution.
    • Supervises the School’s bookstore functions, staff, inventory and prepares annual budget.
    • Supervises the School’s transportation department and prepares annual budget.
    • Keeps the COO/CFO informed of any issues; acts as liaison with departmental personnel to advise, answer questions, and resolve problems.
    • Represents the School in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and the community.
    • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff to ensure productivity, accuracy and deadlines are met.
    • Oversees the monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
    • Co-directs the implementation of new online financial systems as available and/or assist in modification of current system.
    • Co-direct and assist in the establishment of and changes to accounting policies and procedures including documentation of such.
    • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
    • Performs cost control activities and monitors expenditures to assure sound fiscal control.
    • Calculates, monitors and recommends transactions for daily cash flow and treasury needs for all operations including grant funding and cash management.
    • Maintains integrity and confidentiality of financial transactions and information.
    • Upholds 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.
    • Performs other duties as directed by the COO/CFO or collaboratively by the COO/CFO and the Head of School.
    Lifting & Carrying Requirements & other physical requirements:
    The employee is required to lift and carry up to a maximum of 25 pounds of weight, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate training provided by The Bishop’s School.  Position requires sitting while operating word processing equipment for approximately 6-8 hours daily, repetitive motion for typing and other keystroke needs.

    Candidates should send their resumes to resumes@bishops.com.
  • Part-Time Childcare Instructor

    Summary Description:  The Bishop’s School Childcare Center is seeking a part-time/substitute teacher for preschool/infant/toddler care. Hours of the center are 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
     
    Skills & Abilities:
    • We are looking for candidates that are as passionate about the learning, growth and development of children in group care as we are.
    • Candidates should be caring, compassionate and respectful of all people.
    • Candidates will ensure the daily care of every child by following licensing guidelines and implementing program standards.
    • Candidates should maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.
    • Candidates should do what they do because they find children interesting, capable, competent learners ​and collaborators in life.
    Required Qualifications:
    • No less than 12 units in ECE, in addition to completing - or be currently enrolled in - the required Infant and toddler coursework.
    • Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work (excellent opportunity for ECE Students with no prior experience) 
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    If interested, please send your unofficial transcripts and resume to resumes@bishops.com.

Faculty

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  • 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.