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


Current Teacher Openings

Bergen County

Grade 1,  Maternity Leave Position, Full-Time Temporary
St. Leo School 
300 Market Street
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Ms. Traci Koval, Principal

Grades 5 and 6: Science, Language Arts and Religion, Full-Time
Academy of St Paul 
187 Wyckoff Avenue
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Mrs. Gail Ritchie, Principal

Religion Full-Time
Paramus Catholic Regional High School 

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

Physical Education/Health Teacher, Pre-K – Grade 8
St. Joseph School 

305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649
Mrs. Colette Vail, Principal

Essex County

School Secretary/Administrative Assistant, Full-Time
St. Thomas the Apostle School 
50 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Ms. Joan Ferraer, Principal,
Position requires a self-starter with strong organizational skills, Microsoft Word (required), Microsoft Publisher (a plus). Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Organizing and maintaining student records
• Acting as a liaison for the principal with extensive in-house and external communications
• Performing general office/clerical tasks including confidential matters
• Assisting the principal with Archdiocesan reports and special projects
• All other duties as assigned
Please email resume to No phone calls please.


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

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

Hudson County

Kindergarten teacher, Full-Time.  The successful candidate must possess NJ P-3 or Elementary Teacher certification or eligibility.  Experience as an early childhood teacher or teacher aide is desirable.
Kindergarten Aide, Full Time, 
Substitute Certificate or eligibility preferred
Hoboken Catholic Academy
555 7th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Mr. Matthew McGrath, Principal

Union County

Current Principal Openings

The Academy of the Holy Angels ( is seeking applicants for the position of Principal, appointment effective July 1, 2016. A private, Catholic college
preparatory school with an enrollment of 600 young women grades 9-12, the Academy is known for the rigor of its academic excellence as well as its commitment to the service of others. Located on a beautiful 25-acre campus in Demarest NJ, the Academy empowers each student to reach her full potential. Grounded in the tradition and charism of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND), the Academy is committed to the highest standards of excellence in its academic and co-curricular programs. Holy Angels is a Blue Ribbon school, Middle States accredited and a National Service Learning School.

The Principal receives her appointment from and reports directly to the Academy’s President. The Principal serves as the Instructional Leader of the school, supervises the
daily operation of the school and is concerned with the development of the faculty, the curriculum, and the academic and co-curricular programs. The Principal works to provide leadership in developing academic excellence in the context of a Christian community. The Principal directs the work of the department chairpersons and works in collaboration with the Director of Admissions to support the marketing and recruitment programs for the school.

The ideal candidate will have held senior leadership roles preferably at the secondary school level. A master’s degree is required. We are seeking an individual with a vision for
academic success who possesses superior communication skills; high energy and the ability to work as a senior member of the Academy’s administrative team. Priority will be given to applications received by October 30, 2015. A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references should be sent electronically to: