Catholic School Employment Qualifications and Openings

Teacher Qualifications:
  • Commitment to the Catholic Church’s teaching mission and philosophy
  • Dedication to a values-based education
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college
  • A valid NJ State Certification or commitment to certification
  • Ongoing commitment to students, parents, community, and profession
  • Teaching experience a plus
Principal Qualifications:

Candidates must possess educational vision, leadership skills, organizational ability and interpersonal strengths.  These leaders must be committed Catholics who can inspire faculty and staff, and engage parents and students in pursuit of both spiritual development and academic excellence.     

Candidates must have the ability to create a high-expectations environment for teachers, students, and families. They must nurture a school culture where faculty and staff members work collaboratively to ensure student achievement.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:
  • Practicing Catholic
  • Relevant experience in teaching and/or administration
  • Earned Master’s degree in Education, preferably in school leadership
  • NJ Teaching Certificate or its reciprocal
  • NJ Principal Certification preferred or commitment to attain or its reciprocal

Current openings are listed below. Schools can list their openings with us, but they are not obligated to do so. Prospective teachers are free to contact any school directly. Please note that applications are to be sent as indicated below (e-mail, fax, etc) directly to the schools, not to the Archdiocese of Newark unless otherwise indicated.


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Current Teacher Openings

Bergen County

Part-Time Spanish Teacher (M-T-W) – Immediate Opening
Candidates with any of the following qualifications will be considered: NJ Teacher of Spanish Certification or eligibility, NJ Elementary Certification or eligibility, fluent in Spanish, Undergraduate or Masters Degree in Spanish. Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and resume to Matthew McGrath.
Hoboken Catholic Academy 
555 Seventh Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
Mr. Matthew McGrath, Principal

PK – Grade 8 Gym Teacher, Maternity Leave Position, Part-Time Twice Per Week Temporary January-February
The Academy at St. Mary
72 Chestnut Street
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Ms. Ana Maria Castaneda, Principal

Spanish, Part-Time, 3+ days per week
Queen of Peace School 
21 Church Place
North Arlington, NJ 07031
Ms. Ellen Naughton, Principal

Physical Education, Part-Time, M, TU,TH immediate opening, short-term position to last 4+ weeks
Christ the Teacher School 
359 Whiteman Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Ms. Frances M. Lacinak , Principal

Essex County

Chemistry/Science, Full-Time, must have science degree
St. Vincent Academy 

228 W. Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Sr. June Favata, SC, Principal

School Secretary, Full-Time, Experience Preferred
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Access) 
St. Joseph School 
115 Telford Street
East Orange, NJ 07018
Ms. Karen Cavaness, Principal

Permanent Sub – Classrooms/Office
Monday – Friday from 8:45 – 2:30pm (Flexible)
Previous Applicants Need Not Reapply
St. Michael School 

27 Crittenden Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Dr. Linda Cerino, Ed. D., Principal 973-482-7400

Hudson County


Union County

Spanish, Grades 5-8, 1:00-3:00 Mon.-Thursday
Holy Trinity School 

336 First Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
Sr. Maureen Fichner, SSJ, Principal

Current Principal Openings