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.


Current Teacher Openings

Bergen County

Social Studies
Paramus Catholic Regional High School 
425 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Mr. James Vail, President
Letters of interest & credentials should be emailed to

Essex County

 7th Grade Home Room: Includes Religion, Science and Social Studies
Also English in grades 6, 7, and 8.
Our Lady Help of Christians School 
23 N. Clinton Street
East Orange,  NJ 07017
Sr. Patricia Hogan, OP, Principal

Hudson County


Union County

Current Elementary School Principal Openings

No openings this time

Current High School School Principal Openings

Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair, New Jersey, a coed secondary school in the Archdiocese of Newark, seeks applications for the position of Principal.

Founded in 1925 , the school serves a diverse student body of approximately 200 students, drawn primarily from Essex County.  The curriculum is College Preparatory in nature and virtually all of the school’s graduates pursue further education.  The position commences on July 1, 2015. 

Reporting to the President, the Principal will be the Chief Academic Officer responsible for instructional and student management matters, and will work with the President and the Campus Minister in fostering the community’s spiritual growth and development.  The successful candidate will be an active, committed and practicing Catholic, with professional experience in Catholic education, and will hold a Master’s degree preferably in School Leadership and New Jersey Principal Certification or its reciprocal.   The successful candidate, moreover, will be a visible representative of the school at alumni and fundraising events.

Applications are due on or before February 20, 2015.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and other documentation, and the names of three professional references to:

               John O’Neil, Associate Superintendent, Archdiocese of Newark

               Immaculate Conception High School Principal Search

               171 Clifton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104


               School website: