OLP is a rigorous Catholic, college-preparatory, all girls’ school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ). We are a school focused on providing young women a 21st century education that ubiquitously incorporates the CSJ charism into all aspects of the curriculum. Founded in 1882, the school is home to 750 girls in grades 9-12 and over 8,000 living alumnae. All applicants’ cover letters should articulate their interest in working at an all girl’s Catholic high school and how their experience correlates with this mission-centered rigorous learning environment.
Available Job Openings
Librarian/Instructional Technology Specialist
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace seeks a Librarian/Instructional Technology Specialist who is a service-oriented individual capable of working in a busy, private school library with a collection of materials in multiple formats. Specifically, we seek an individual who has experience with library and information instruction, including technology-focused learning trends and best practices, in order to develop our instructional offerings and support teachers and students. Applicant must be well-versed in various forms and uses of technology including the use of Google for Education tools, Learning Management Systems (LMS), databases, emerging learning technologies and library circulation systems. Patron services are a large part of the job, and the ability to multitask and problem-solve research, readers’ advisory requests, and solve technology issues is a must. This position also includes clerical work such as inventory of supplies, circulation desk duties, and basic library operational tasks. Applicants must show a willingness to learn about all the print and digital services of the library.
Science Teacher (starting August 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year)
OLP is currently seeking to hire a full-time Science teacher, with a background in teaching chemistry and physics, who wants to make a positive impact on the lives of young women, who in many STEM fields are underrepresented. The position for the 2019-2020 school year, will begin onsite August 1, 2019.
We are seeking an experienced teacher who will help implement our vision of becoming the leading high school for young women in San Diego. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching AP courses (especially AP Chemistry) and be comfortable teaching in both the Physical and Life Sciences. Special consideration will be given to candidates with leadership experience within a school setting. 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.
As a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) school, OLP places a strong emphasis on 21st-century learning skills across the curriculum. The professional culture at OLP is committed to continuous improvement and lifelong learning. Students are passionate about being involved in the school community, and OLP prides itself on graduating women leaders who are making a difference in STEM fields. Faculty are also expected to partner with students in supporting club leadership. The ideal candidate will have a passion and experience for mentoring club leaders such as Women in Science, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the FIRST FRC Robotics Club, or the Society of Women Engineers.
For further questions on the position, please email Teri Heard, Assistant Principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction at [email protected].
If you are interested in employment at OLP, but do not see a current job opening that fits your skills, you are invited to leave a resume and interest letter on file by emailing Rivka Bent at [email protected]
For information on applying for a substitute teaching position, email Rivka Bent a copy of your resume and interest letter.
Academy of Our Lady of Peace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.