Employment Opportunities

School Mission Statement

Founded and rooted in the Gospel values of the Catholic church and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace empowers young women in an innovative learning environment that honors the individual while fostering community, and develops faith-filled leaders dedicated to the “love of God and the dear neighbor without distinction.”

School Philosophy Statement

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), founded in 1882, celebrates a rich history of empowering young women to become Catholic leaders in their local community and in the world. Guided by Gospel values and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, faculty and staff inspire young women to be leaders who impact global change by building community through a conscious love of God and love of the dear neighbor without distinction. As a woman of faith, woman of heart, woman of courage and woman of excellence, an OLP student is provided opportunities to put her faith into action, and become a transformative agent of change in our world. 

The school is committed to research-based practices, which foster intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning through an interdisciplinary lens, in order to form collaborative learners, visionaries and innovators. Looking toward preparing students for the future, critical thinking skills are woven across the curriculum, leveraging technology as a tool to facilitate student learning in an ever-changing world. An OLP student is encouraged to explore her passions within academic, athletic, co-curricular and spiritual activities, and develop a mindset ready to take risks and to strive for excellence.

The school celebrates the uniqueness of the individual girl and intentionally strives to foster an inclusive community, celebrating sisterhood and unifying love. While OLP endeavors to ensure there is a richness of opportunities to challenge student thinking, cultivate confidence and expand her capacity, rigorous learning is consistently balanced in an environment of support and joy. In partnership with parents as the primary educators, OLP seeks opportunities to actively engage them in their daughter’s transformative academic and faith experiences.

As an organization, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace is committed to hiring individuals who value a growth mindset and who are invested in cultivating an inclusive environment for all stakeholders.

Applicants’ cover letters should articulate their interest in working at an all-girls’ Catholic high school and how their experience, passion, and interest correlates to our mission, philosophy, and commitment toward rigorous learning through a social justice and equity lens.

To view all open positions and to complete the online application, please visit EDJoin.

Available Job Openings

Director of Facilities

Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) is currently seeking to hire a Director of Facilities for the 2022-2023 school year to begin as soon as mutually agreed, and no later than this summer. The Director of Facilities works collaboratively with all senior staff and administrators. This is a full-time, twelve-month exempt position.

The Director of Facilities reports directly to the Head of School and provides the necessary leadership, planning, coordination, and management of campus-wide construction of new facilities and modification of existing facilities; conducts needs assessments and develops and maintains a long-range facilities master plan for the school; plans and oversees professional services contract work; manages hard costs and soft costs. This position oversees campus facilities infrastructure, personnel, and health and wellness program.

Candidates should have at least five years of progressively responsible facilities planning and construction experience, with an emphasis on managing complex or multiple large-scale construction projects. This experience should include supervisory and school construction experience; familiarity with school facilities regulations and compliance to local, state, and federal building and safety codes. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent years in experience, with courses in facilities or urban planning, architecture, finance, or project management is highly desirable. A Master’s degree is preferred

Interested applicants should apply via EdJoin. If any further questions, please reach out to Rivka Bent, Chief of Staff to the Head of School at [email protected].

Theology Teacher

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace, a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in the CSJ tradition, located in San Diego, is currently seeking to hire a full-time Theology Teacher for the 2022 - 2023 academic school year. The classroom teacher both models and communicates the school mission, philosophy, and core values while modeling behavior that inspires excellence, helping students grow to become young women of heart, faith, and courage in the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Interested applicants should apply via EdJoin. If any further questions, please reach out to Rivka Bent, Chief of Staff to the Head of School at [email protected].

Gift Processor and Database Manager

The Gift Processor and Database Manager plays a key role in OLP’s advancement program. This individual will serve as a member of the Office of Institutional Advancement (IA) and will help maintain accurate records and manage database organization in connection with gift processing to support IA Department fundraising efforts, including OLP capital campaigns and annual giving. The position of Development Officer reports directly to the Director of Institutional Advancement. The position of Gift Processor and Database Manager operates on-campus in a regular schedule of 30 hours per week as a member of the classified staff with a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested applicants should apply via EdJoin.

Private School Student Transportation Driver

This position will transport passengers on regularly scheduled routes and must possess a current California Driver's License with a clean record. Essential Duties: Operate assigned school use vehicle on assigned trips in accordance with printed trip schedules and in accordance with specified stop, sequence, and time schedules; board, transport, and discharge passengers; load, unload, and ensure security of, equipment and cargo; develop via-directions; maintain and update current pupil and trip manifests, via-directions, and special instructions pertaining to daily assignments; inspect, verify, and monitor the operational condition and safety of vehicle accessories and assigned vehicles on a daily basis; practice non-aggressive, defensive driving techniques; anticipate and immediately report maneuvering, traffic, and time entrapments while operating OLP equipment.; monitor gauges and sensors while operating vehicle, report discrepancies, and initiate corrective action; monitor, conduct, and respond to communications with Transportation Services Department staff; communicate with the Director of Facilities or Transportation Lead on a daily basis regarding route or equipment problems, community/school staff special requests, or changes to daily assignments; maintain effective professional working relationships with pupils, parents, and school employees; enforce school policy and procedure. Requirements/Qualifications: CA Driver's License. Please submit copy of current CA Driver's License, Job Application, and Cover Letter explaining interest in working in an all girls' Catholic high school environment on EdJoin.

Must meet all hiring criteria including, TB, COVID-19, CA Driver's License and background check clearance.

Academy of Our Lady of Peace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace admits students of any color, race, ethnic origin or faith to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, ethnic origin or faith in the administration of its educational policies, scholarships, financial aid programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.