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.


Schools Office Support Staff

Development & Event Planning Assistant
-Responsible for development, grant writing, event planning, government programs, and special projects as designated by the Superintendent of Schools
-Individuals would primarily work at the chancery located at 171 Clifton Ave., Newark, NJ.  Full description found here.Development & Event Planning Assistant Job Description
-Please send resume and 3 letters of recommendation to Atten: Dr. Margaret Dames, Superintendent of Schools

Current Teacher Openings

Bergen County


English, Full-Time
Paramus Catholic Regional High School 

425 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Mr. James Vail, President

Combined Media Specialist/Computer/Technology teacher, PreK-8, Full-Time, experience in either or both disciplines preferred
Music, PreK-8, Full or Part-Time, Experience in directing/producing a musical and Christmas pageant, directing a children’s choir, liturgical experience preferred
Front Reception, Part-time, 5 hours daily to monitor front welcome area, greet visitors, sign-in guests, handle inquiries
Academy of the Most Blessed Sacrament 

785 Franklin Lake Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Dr. Thomas J. Altonjy, Principal

Grade 1, Full-Time
Substitutes, 60 College Credits, Education Majors Preferred
Visitation Academy
222 Farview Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Ms. Kimberly Harrigan, Principal

Pre-K4 Aide, Part-Time
Queen of Peace School 
21 Church Place
North Arlington, NJ 07031
Ms. Ellen Naughton, Principal

Essex County

Chemistry,9-12, Full-Time
Math, 9-12, Full-Time
Library/Media Specialist, 9-12, Full-Time

St. Vincent Academy 

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

Permanent Sub/Part-Time Secretary, Must be computer literate
St. Michael School 
27 Crittenden Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Dr. Linda Cerino, Ed. D., Principal


Spanish 6,7,8 – three mornings per week 8:45-11:00 Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.
After Care 2:30 – 6:00 Monday – Friday
Nurse Monday-Friday 9:00 – 1:00
Our Lady of Sorrows School
172 Academy Street
South Orange, NJ 07079
Sr. Judith Blair, SSC, Principal


Kindergarten Aide, Full-Time
St. Mary School 
520 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102
Br. Patrick Winbush, OSB, Assistant Headmaster

Hudson County

Physical Education, Part-Time, Monday and Friday 8:00 to 2:30
Sacred Heart School 
183 Bayview Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Sr. Frances Salemi, SC, Principal

Math Support/Computer Teacher/Yearbook Adviser, Full Time, MS Math Certification preferred
Kindergarten Aide, Full Time, 
Substitute Certificate or eligibility preferred
Hoboken Catholic Academy
555 7th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Mr. Matthew McGrath, Principal


Grade 2, Full-Time
All Saints Catholic Academy 
19 W. 13th Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Sr. Rita Marie Fritzen, OSF, Principal


Computer, Prek-Grade 8, Part-Time
Grade 2, Full-Time

Grade 2 Aide, Full-Time
St. Joseph School
509 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Mr. John Richards, Principal

Union County

Substitute Teachers and Lunch/Recess Liaison
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace
99 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
Mr. Joel Castillo, Principal

School Nurse – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (9:00 – 2:00)
Music Teacher – PreK-3 through Grade 8 – able to coordinate a Christmas pageant
PreK-4 Aide, Part-Time
Saint James the Apostle School
41 South Springfield Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
Mrs. Caroline Ponterio, Principal

Kindergarten Aide, Part-Time
Religion, Full-Time, Grades 6-8
St. Michael School 
1212 Kelly Street
Union, NJ 07083
Mrs. Antoinette Telle, Principal

Library Part-Time
Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy 
227 Centre Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Mr. James Feehan, Principal

Assistant Principal, Full-Time
English, Full-Time

Buildings and Grounds, Full-Time
Mandarin, Part-Time
French, Part-Time
St. Mary of the Assumption High School 

237 S. Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Mr. David Evans, Principal

Computer Applications Grades 9-12: Writing for Publication, Graphic Design, Intro to Computer Applications, Full-Time
Roselle Catholic Regional High School 

1 Raritan Road
Roselle, NJ 07203
Mr. Thomas Berrios, Principal

Theology Teacher, Full-Time
Benedictine Academy is seeking a full-time Theology teacher (grades 9-12) for the 2015-2016 academic year.  BA in Religion required; MA preferred.  Should have high school experience teaching theology, as well as campus ministry experience. Please send resume and cover letter to Principal James Sarto.
Benedictine Academy
840 N. Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Mr. James Sarto, Principal