Work at CESJDS

Learn more about employment opportunities at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School.

CESJDS promotes community, a love of learning and inquiry, in and out of the classroom. If you are seeking the opportunity to work with warm and intelligent individuals who believe that the education of our children is an honorable charge, then CESJDS is the place for you.

The school makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal state or local law.

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits and the chance to work in an environment with academic professionals who love what they do.

CESJDS Characteristics  of Professional Excellence

CESJDS Employee Benefits

CESJDS commits to providing comprehensive benefits to help support good health and protect its employees from certain financial risks. Supporting the School’s commitment to diversity, the benefits program not only provides broad coverage but also offers a range of plans to fit a variety of needs and budgets.

Employees working at least twenty or more hours a week may elect employee-only coverage or choose to enroll eligible family members including spouse, domestic partner, and/or child(ren). Employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following their hire date.

  • Unitedhealthcare Group Health Insurance
  • Kaiser Group Health Insurance
  • Unitedhealthcare Dental Insurance
  • VSP Vision Insurance
  • Group Critical Illness Insurance
  • Group Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits
  • Legal Resources Benefits
  • Educational Systems Federal Credit Union
  • Tuition Remission (Available to full-time employees after 2 years of employment.)
  • Subsidized Lunch

Learn more about the CESJDS Community

Safety, Respect, and Equity Commitment

CESJDS has signed on to the Safety, Respect, and Equity Commitment through As adopters of this Commitment, we promise to implement comprehensive standards in our organizations and communal spaces to achieve the goals of safety, respect and equity. 

Read the CESJDS Commitment to Safe, Respectful, and Equitable Jewish Workplaces

Wellness Warriors Program

Our school's wellness program, Wellness Warriors, has received a 'WellEducated A+ rating' from AIMS-EBS. This honor is awarded to schools that have consistently implemented innovative and effective wellness initiatives for their faculty and staff and are dedicated to promoting a healthy community. As a result of this accomplishment, CESJDS will receive special recognition on AIMS and EBS websites.
The CESJDS Wellness Warriors Program was launched in May, 2017 with the mission to encourage, promote and provide opportunities for our employees to choose healthy lifestyles and reach the optimal state of health they can achieve.