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

Technology Director/Network Manager to work with its Media Specialist in managing the school’s technology platform.  SJR will be introducing a one-to-one Chromebook program with its incoming freshman class.  The Technology Director will also be asked to teach two introductory technology classes each quarter. 
St. Joseph Regional High School 
40 Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
Mr. Barry Donnelly, Principal

Religion 9-12, Full-Time
Math, Full-Time

Science, Full-Time
Paramus Catholic Regional High School 

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

Part-time Spanish Teacher, K – 8th Grade
Part-time Art Teacher, Pre-K – 8th Grade
Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
10 County Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Mr. Michael Bruno, Principal

Pre-K3, Full-Time
Pre-K4, Full-Time
Transfiguration Academy
10 Bradley Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
Mr. James Carlo, Principal

Middle School Algebra and math teacher (full time)
Middle School ELA teacher (full time)
3rd and 4th grade math teacher (part time)
St. Elizabeth School
100 Greenwood Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Ms. Lynda Wright, Principal

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

Pre-K3, Part-Time, 8:00-12:00, Monday-Friday
Previous Pre-K Experience and Certification Preferred
Corpus Christi School 

215 Kipp Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Mrs. Rene Hund, Early Childhood Learning Center Director

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

Pre-K 3 Aide, Part-Time, 3 years of experience and Early Childhood Certification Required
The Academy at Saint Mary 
72 Chestnut Street
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Ms. Ana Maria Castaneda , Principal

Computer/Technology Integration, Prek-8, Full-Time
Notre Dame Academy  
312 First Street
Palisades Park, NJ 07650
Mr. Mark Valvano, Principal


Art, K-8, Part-Time
Pre-K, Part-Time, Mornings Monday-Friday
Academy of Our Lady 
180 Rodney Street
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
Mr. Steve Roberts, Principal


Grade 5 including Religion, Full-Time
St. Joseph School 
305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649
Mrs. Colette Vail, Principal


Essex County
Music, Part-Time

Aquinas Academy 
388 S. Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
Lisa Panggiante, Assistant Principal

Grade 4, Full-Time
Grade 6 Language Arts
Computer, K-8, Full-Time

St. Cassian School 
190 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ  07043
Ms. Maria A. Llanes, Principal

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

Grade 3, Full-Time
Grade 4, Full-Time
St. Michael School 
27 Crittenden Street
Newark, NJ 07104
Dr. Linda Cerino, Ed. D., Principal

Middle School Science, Background in NGSS Standards, Full-Time
Music Pre-K through 8, Part-Time, Christmas Pageant experience preferred
St. Rose of Lima Academy
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Mrs. Tina Underwood, Principal

Science, Grades 6-8 and Religion, Full-Time
Good Shepherd Academy 
24 Brookline Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110
Jane Feltz, MPF, 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

Hudson County

Religion Department Leader, Full Time
Calculus, Geometry, and Physics, Full-Time, Grades 10-12

St. Anthony High School 
175 Eighth Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Mr. Chad Broussard, Head of School

Pre-K 3/4, Full-Time
English/Language Arts, Grades 6-8 and Grade 8 Homeroom, Full-Time
St Nicholas School
118 Ferry Street
Jersey City, NJ 07307
Mrs. Bernadette Miglin, Principal

Maintenance, Full-Time
St. Augustine School 
3920 New York Avenue
Union City NJ 07087
Sr. Lillian Sharrock, SC, Principal  201-865-5319


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

Union County

Grade 2, Full-Time
Social Studies, Grades 6-8, and Grade 7 Homeroom, Full-Time
Spanish Grades 1-8, Part-Time
Music K-8, Part-Time
Pre-K3, Mornings, Part-Time
St. John the Apostle School 
Valley Road
Clark, NJ 07066
Dr. Deborah Egan, Ed.D, Principal

Middle School Math and Science, Full-Time
Holy Spirit School
970 Suburban Road
Union, NJ 07083
Mr. John Cohrs, Principal

Grade 3, Full-Time
School Secretary, Full-Time
Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy 
227 Centre Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Mr. James Feehan, Principal

PreK-4 Teacher, Full-Time
World Language, PreK through Grade 5, Part-Time
Kindergarten Aide, Part-Time, Mornings
PreK-4 Aide, Full-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

Director of Development, Full-Time
Assistant Principal, Full-Time
Social Studies, 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