Join Our Team

Join Curtis School, where our dedication to nurturing the whole child creates a foundation for excellence, innovation, and community. Here, you're part of a team that values balance, growth, and diversity and works together to inspire young learners to embrace their education and lives with joy, confidence, and purpose. At Curtis, we cherish childhood, promote intellectual curiosity, and encourage a compassionate heart in every student. Our commitment to developing sound minds in sound bodies, governed by compassionate hearts, makes Curtis not just a place to work but a place to make a difference. If you're passionate about shaping the future by providing an education that balances academic rigor with physical, social-emotional, and character development, Curtis is where you belong.

Current Positions

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Employment Benefits

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  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

    Effective July 1, 2024, the Curtis School offers an improved structure for our 403(b) retirement savings plan, designed to better support the financial futures of our full-time employees. Here are the key features:
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  • Morgan Stanley

    The Curtis School partners with Morgan Stanley to provide our employees with a full range of financial guidance, extending well beyond 403(b) retirement planning. Morgan Stanley offers personalized financial planning sessions twice a year, covering everything from retirement and education savings to investment strategy. These in-person consultations are complemented by on-demand support for any financial questions that arise, ensuring you have expert advice at your fingertips. As our school's fiduciary advisors, Morgan Stanley's commitment is to your best interest, offering unbiased and tailored advice to help you achieve your financial goals.
  • Life Insurance

    All full-time employees qualify for a $50,000 life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) policy, provided at no cost by your employer.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Professional Development

    At Curtis, one of the ways we uphold our value to “improve always” is to offer a variety of professional development opportunities for our employees. Usually, each fall, all faculty and staff align on one area of focus and partake in a schoolwide professional development session to set the tone for the school year. In recent years, we have, as a whole group, explored themes such as the explicitness of belonging, ways of being in our professional community, and innovative approaches to collaboration. We also provide diversity, equity, and inclusion professional development and training on a regular basis throughout the course of the school year. 
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  • Educational Support

    Curtis School values the ongoing professional development of our staff and offers educational support as a testament to this commitment. We provide financial assistance for educational pursuits, offering up to $5,000 annually for the first two years of employment and increasing to up to $10,000 annually thereafter, with a lifetime maximum of $25,000. This benefit underscores our dedication to the personal and professional growth of our employees.

    Note: Benefits are subject to IRS regulations regarding taxability.
  • Tuition Remission

    Curtis School offers full-time employees a 50% tuition discount for their children enrolled at Curtis. In addition, employees have the opportunity to apply for financial aid assistance, enhancing the affordability of quality education for their families. Please note that employment does not guarantee enrollment for children of employees.
  • Travel Grant Program

    At Curtis School, we believe in enriching education through real-world experiences. Our unique Teacher Travel Program empowers educators to transcend traditional classroom boundaries, offering them the opportunity to immerse themselves in global cultures, collaborate with international educational institutions, and bring innovative thinking back to our students.
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  • Hot Lunches

    Year after year, the Parents Association graciously covers the cost of one hot lunch per week for all employees who sign up with our lunch vendor. This beloved tradition is one of the many ways they express their gratitude, providing employees with the chance to enjoy delicious, complimentary meals throughout the academic year.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Curtis School, we embrace diversity in all its forms and champion the values of equity, inclusion, and belonging as fundamental to our mission. We recognize that innovation and excellence thrive in an environment where diverse perspectives are celebrated and where every individual feels valued, heard, and empowered. We are dedicated to fostering a community that reflects a broad spectrum of backgrounds, experiences, and ideas.

As an equal opportunity employer, Curtis School is committed to building a vibrant, inclusive community where everyone—regardless of race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, veteran status, gender, or any other aspect of identity—can flourish. We actively seek to eliminate barriers and create opportunities for underrepresented talent, believing that our collective strength is in our differences.

We understand that potential doesn’t always fit neatly into a checklist. If you’re passionate about education and believe you can contribute to our mission, even if you don’t meet every criterion, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspective and experiences may be exactly what our school needs to help shape the future of education and inspire our students as global citizens and innovative thinkers.

Join us at Curtis School, where your contributions are not just welcome—they are essential to our shared success and the cultivation of an environment where everyone can do their best work.

At a Glance

At Curtis School, each lesson, exploration, and experience begins with the child; what do they need to feel a true and lasting connection to their learning? Because when every stage of childhood is deeply understood and honored in the education of minds, bodies, and hearts, learning is forever joyful.

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  • 494

  • 27

    Acre Campus
  • DK, KG, 1st - 6th

  • 68

  • 1925

    Founding Year
  • $38,021

    Tuition '24-'25
8:1 (DK) 11:1 (K-2) 16:1 (3-6)
Student-to-Teacher Ratio

Curtis School

15871 Mulholland Drive  ·  Los Angeles CA 90049