Working at Laurence

Laurence School, a Kindergarten through 6th Grade independent school founded by Marvin and Lynn Jacobson in 1953, has been a fixture in the San Fernando Valley for 63 years.

Our "Total Child" philosophy means that we provide a personal and well-rounded education to each student, ensuring his/her academic, social, emotional, and physical growth and development. And, with an enrollment of 300 students and a dedicated faculty and staff that is over 65 members strong, Laurence is an excellent place to work.

Here, employees have the opportunity to thrive in a stimulating and diverse environment, where new ideas, opportunities, skills, and experiences are constantly being exchanged and shared.

Our teachers, administrators, and staff members receive competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including the option for HMO or PPO insurance and a 401(k) Plan, with matching levels based upon years of service. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category prohibited by law.

Open Positions*

*Individuals interested in employment at Laurence should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@laurenceschool.com.

communications associate

We are seeking a full-time Communications Associate.

Job Description:
The Communications Associate reports to the Director of Strategic Communications, taking an active role in the school’s overall marketing and communications efforts. The Communications Associate will assist with all internal and external traditional and digital marketing, including social media, email communications, website content, digital and print publications, event marketing, and public relations, as well as the creation of graphic and video content. The person in this role will oversee the school’s photography and videography. This role is perfect for a dynamic and creative communications professional, who enjoys crafting engaging written and visual content and has a desire to grow and enhance his or her skills.

Click here for the full job description. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@laurenceschool.com.


We are seeking an experienced School Counselor, beginning as soon as possible. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours/week.

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Head of School and Division Directors, the Laurence School Counselor will provide behavioral and educational counseling to individuals and small groups of students, including classroom presentations; assist students in understanding and seeking solutions to social, emotional, or academic problems and issues; serve as a resource pertaining to student behavior management strategies and concerns; and other related functions as required. Click here to see the full job description.

Nondiscrimination Policy:

The School prohibits discrimination against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. The School will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.