Job Openings and Benefits


Thank you for your interest in St. Matthew’s Parish School.

St. Matthew’s enjoys the well-deserved reputation of being among the leading preschool, elementary and middle schools in Southern California. Career opportunities often exist for those dedicated, talented and caring individuals seeking employment at such an excellent educational institution.

St. Matthew’s offers all employees – faculty, administrators and staff – competitive compensation, ample opportunities for professional development and a fulfilling work environment in a beautiful 30-acre setting. St. Matthew’s expectations for employees are high; we seek those talented and accomplished individuals, dedicated to providing children with the best possible educational experience.


Current Employment Opportunities:


The following positions are open for application:

Upper School Lead Math Teacher
Short-Team and Long-Term Substitute Teachers
If you are interested in applying, please click the Apply link in the right-hand toolbar to download an application form.

Upper School Lead Math Teacher (Full-time Position)

St. Matthew’s Parish School is seeking a full-time middle school lead math teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching a range of students from Grades Five through Eight, as well as overseeing the middle school Mathematics Department and K-8 math program. Candidates must have a passion for and a strong background in mathematics, and experience with creating dynamic curricula for upper school students.  They must also understand child development, enjoy young adolescents, and enjoy collaborating with colleagues and engaging in the entire upper school experience. The selected candidate will coordinate the curriculum with the other math teachers and communicate with parents and administrators about the mathematics program.  Middle school teachers serve as advisors to a small group of students, may be involved with extracurricular or interdisciplinary programs, and other duties as required.


St. Matthew’s prides itself on its collegial and professional working atmosphere, engaged and respectful learners, and beautiful campus setting in Pacific Palisades. Over 90% of graduates matriculate to highly selective independent secondary schools. Class sizes range from 17-20 students. Modern science labs, three maker spaces, art studios, and many other resources are available to students, creating a wonderful environment for learning.

St. Matthew's Parish School is a coeducational day school for 350 students from Preschool through the Eighth Grade. Founded in 1949, the School is the educational member of the Episcopal Parish of St. Matthew. Located on 30 acres one mile from the Pacific Ocean, the campus includes 28 classrooms, a 10,000 volume library, a swimming pool, several state of-the-art science laboratories and maker spaces, a gymnasium and performing arts center, plus spacious playgrounds and playing fields. The school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Compensation will be determined by years of teaching experience and other relevant qualifications. Teachers' salaries at St. Matthew’s are highly competitive being in the top quartile of leading independent schools. In addition to salary, the School offers, for those who qualify, a retirement plan, hospitalization, major medical, life, dental and disability insurance.


 Applicants should direct inquiries to: Bruce Harlan, Principal Grades 5-8
Telephone: (310) 454-1350 FAX: (310) 573-7428 e-mail:


Short-Term and Long-Term Substitute Teachers

St. Matthew’s, an independent Episcopal day school for students in Preschool through grade 8, seeks both short- and long-term substitute teachers. An ideal candidate will have at least three years experience teaching in the elementary school setting. Additional certification is required for Preschool and Pre-K teachers in accordance with California licensing laws. 

We anticipate both daily and long-term needs for the 2017-2018 school year.

Applicants should direct inquiries to: Dana Berlin, Principal Grades PS-4
Telephone: (310) 454-1350 FAX: (310) 573-7428 e-mail:


Following are benefits available to all full-time employees.

Health Insurance 85% employer paid
Dental Insurance 85% employer paid
Life Insurance 100% employer paid (50,000)
Short Term & Long Term Disability 100% employer paid
Retirement Plan Up to 9% matched by employer
Flexible Spending Account Pre-tax spending plan available for health/child care
Sick Pay 7 paid days per year
Personal Days 3 paid days per year

50% Tuition Remission for dependent(s) upon acceptance to the school

Dependent Health/Dental Insurance - 50% employer paid