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 beginning August 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 full-time English teacher beginning August 2020. While the ideal candidate will have the flexibility to teach a range of middle school or 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 preferred. The department seeks candidates excited about student-centered learning, interdisciplinary curriculum, and working collaboratively to strengthen the scope and sequence of the School's English curriculum. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students and providing 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;
    • 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 resumes@bishops.com.
  • Learning Resource Specialist

    Position Title: Learning Resource Specialist 
    Department: Academics
    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 the student-teacher ratio at 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic and athletic excellence while celebrating diversity and inclusion. This year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and more than $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually. 

    Summary Description: The Bishop’s School seeks a Learning Resource Specialist to provide support for students with diagnosed disabilities as well as information and resources for students, families and faculty about disabilities. 

    The ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition, irrespective of one’s own religious orientation, is essential to this role. 

    Desired Qualifications: 
    ● A master’s degree or equivalent experience in a field related to teaching and/or working with students with diagnosed disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychiatric disorders and autism spectrum disorder; 
    ● A minimum of three years of experience with and knowledge of disabilities and children; 
    ● Training in reading and language disorders and executive functioning; and 
    ● Experience in the interpretation of psycho-educational assessments, determining appropriate accommodations and monitoring their implementation, and in processing requests for accommodations on standardized tests (College Board, ACT). 
    ● Experience with middle and high school-aged children is preferred, as is formal classroom teaching experience with this age group. 
    ● Successful candidates will have a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills. 
     
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties: 
    ● Provide and coordinate support for students with disabilities and teacher training in support of these students. 
    ● Keep abreast of new research regarding neurodevelopmental disorders. 
    ● Recommend professionals to do testing of neurodevelopmental disorders in students. 
    ● Read, interpret, summarize and maintain students’ documentation for accommodations. 
    ● Work with students, parents and teachers on accommodation plans for students. 
    ● Monitor students’ use of accommodations. 
    ● Facilitate requests for accommodations on standardized tests. 
    ● Design and operate a system of testing for students who qualify for extended time accommodations on school assessments. 
    ● Work with other personnel on campus to administer standardized testing on campus and act as a proctor for standardized testing. 
    ● 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 directed by the Academic Dean and/or the Head of School.

    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, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for five professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to resumes@bishops.com
  • Library Director

    Position Title: Library Director
    Department: Library
    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 ten miles north of downtown San Diego. With the student-teacher ratio at 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic and athletic excellence while  celebrating diversity and inclusion. This year’s applicant
    pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and more than $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually.
     
    Summary Description
    The Bishop’s School seeks a full-time library director effective August 1, 2020. The director is responsible for all aspects of library operations including the design and provision of library services and facilities and programs for students, faculty and other community members. The director maintains a forward-looking vision in both library science and pedagogy in order to effectively steer the future of the library, and cultivates a level of service that is responsive, friendly and efficient.
     
    The director plays an active role in both the middle and upper schools in a rich, student-centered learning environment. In addition to working with students and faculty, the director works closely with the academic dean, department chairs and other academic program directors.
     
    The ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition, irrespective of one’s own religious orientation, is essential to this role.
     
    Desired Qualifications
    Strong candidates will hold a master’s degree or higher, preferably an ALA-accredited MLS, and may come from secondary or higher education. A minimum of five years of professional experience is required, preferably with progressively responsible professional library experience
    including supervisory responsibilities. Experience in a secondary school setting is preferred. Successful candidates will play an active role in both the middle and upper schools in advancing student-centered learning environments in the classroom and also in all areas
    where teaching and learning take place. Successful candidates will have a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills, and an unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives.
     
    Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
    • In conjunction with the academic dean, develop, implement, evaluate and update library policies, procedures, programs and services that address the needs of the school community;
    • Educate students about library research and resources, and engender a community-wide love for lifelong learning;
    • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff;
    • Effectively and appropriately schedule and delegate duties to library staff and volunteers;
    • Plan and integrate technology into library programs and services;
    • Support teachers in integrating library research and resources into the curriculum;
    • Provide collaborative class instruction for project-oriented research;
    • Provide recommendations and information for the preparation of the annual budget and exercise responsible stewardship of School’s funds and fundamental budget requirements;
    • Adhere to all School policies and procedures including but not limited to providing appropriate documentation to the business office for all expenditures, and maintaining complete and accurate records of library finances and activities;
    • Select and/or oversee the selection of library materials for all formats and for each grade level as appropriate;
    • Assure that the cataloging and classification of library materials adheres to accepted standards;
    • Verify that the circulation database reflects an accurate and current record of user registrations and activities; 
    • Cultivate and ensure a level of service that is responsive, friendly and efficient;
    • Ensure that the library building and its contents are properly maintained and submit work order requests for any necessary repairs or maintenance issues;
    • Supervise and routinely move about all three floors of the library building;
    • 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 directed by the academic dean or the head of school.
    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 resumes@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.