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 meet the following requirements:
  • Practicing Catholic
  • Relevant experience in teaching and/or administration
  • Earned Master’s degree
  • NJ Teaching Certificate or its reciprocal
  • NJ Principal Certification or commitment to attain it, or its reciprocal
  • Letters of Recommendation from the following: pastor, 2 professional source

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.


Principal Qualifications:

The Archdiocese of Newark is currently seeking applications for elementary school principals for the 2018-2019 school year for anticipated openings in schools in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties.

Interested parties should send the following to Sr. Patricia Butler, SC, Associate Superintendent of Schools, at

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of Recommendation from the following: pastor, 2 professional sources

We are currently seeking applicants the following schools:

  • Christ the Teacher, Fort Lee
  • St. Leo School, Elmwood Park
  • Holy Trinity, Westfield
  • St. Michael, Union

Current Teacher Openings All Openings are for 2017-2018 unless otherwise noted


Bergen County

Director of Enrollment. Candidate must have an educational marketing experience. Bachelors degree minimum.
Religious/Campus Minister
Paramus Catholic Regional High School 
425 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Ms. Stephanie Macaluso, Principal
All cover letters and resumes should be emailed to

Aftercare Aide – Responsible for monitoring behavior of students in grades 1-8. Hours of employment will be Monday-Friday; 2:30pm – 6:30pm.
St. Peter Academy
431 Fifth Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
Mr. James McCarthy, Principal
Interested applicants, please contact principal, Mr. James McCarthy at 201-261-3468

Full-time Athletic Director. For the complete job description, please click here.
St. Joseph Regional High School
40 Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
Mr. Barry Donnelly, President
Mr. Michael Bruno, Principal
Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Mr. Michael Bruno ’05, Principal

Grant Writer (PT). Visitation Academy is seeking a part time grant writer. Must be familiar with how to acquire and write grants for a non-profit organization.
Visitation Academy
222 Farview Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Ms. Kimberly Harrigan, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to Kimberly Harrigan at

Substitute School Nurse: Registered Nurse, eligibility for or hold a School Nurse License. Oversee student health matters of student/staff. Protecting God’s Children training; we can facilitate this training

Anticipated Opening for September 2018 Middle School Math Teacher Grades 6, 7, & 8. Teach Math 7, Pre-Algebra and Algebra; NJDOE certificate preferred or be in process of completing, Protecting God’s Children training; we can facilitate this training, practicing Catholic; letter from Pastor is required for this position.

Substitute Teachers: Pre-K-Grade 8 – All Subject Areas.
Practicing Catholic, Protecting God’s Children training, prefer NJDOE content area certification.

St. Joseph School
305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649
Dr. Paula Valenti, Principal
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three references along with letter from your pastor to: Dr. Paula Valenti, Interim Principal, St. Joseph School, 305 Elm St., Oradell, NJ 07649. Email:

Long Term Substitute – Grade 1  Late April through June 22.
Long Term Substitute –
Grade 2  Late May through June 22. 
Long Term Substitute –
PT Middle Grade Mathematics April through June.  AM Session
Custodian/Handyman –
Part time (5 hours per day) early morning shift. Begins 7/1/18

St. Elizabeth School
100 Greenwood Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Mrs. Karen Lewis, Principal
Interested applicants, please send your resume and cover letter to or fax to 201-891-8669

Spanish teacher, K-8, for the 2017-2018 school year. Start date: February 26, 2018
Substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.
The Academy at Saint Mary
72 Chestnut Street
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Miss Ana Maria Castaneda, Principal
Please send resume and letter of interest to:

School Nurse, Part-Time; Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Valid NJ License as a RN and current First Aid/CPR Certificates are required. 
Academy of Our Lady of Grace
400 Kamena Street
Fairview, NJ 07022
Mrs. Filomena D’Amico, Principal
Interested applicants, please contact the school at 201-945-8300


Essex County

PT Nurse needed for the 2018-19 school year. Three days per week.
After-school personnel needed 3pm – 6pm daily.

St. Thomas the Apostle School
50 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Mr. Michael Petrillo, Principal
Interested applicants please send resume and references to

Full Time Middle School Science Teacher (certified and with STEM experience). NJDOE Certified, Protecting God’s Children Certified and Background check are required. 
St. Rose of Lima Academy
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Mrs. Tina Underwood, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

PT Technology Teacher; includes IT support.
St. Francis Xavier School
594 N. 7th Street
Newark, NJ 07107
Mrs. Lisa Perez, Principal, 973-482-9410
Interested applicants please send resume and references to Lisa Perez at


Director of Admissions. For a complete job description, please click here.
Lacordaire Academy
155 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Dr. William Hambleton, Head of School
Please send a cover letter and resume in one PDF attachment to on or before Friday, April 20. The position is a 12-month position beginning on July 1, 2018.

Teacher Aide, Part-Time. The duties will include providing assistance in a pre-k and 1st grade classroom
Experience preferred.

St. Cassian School 
190 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ  07043
Ms. Maria A. Llanes, Principal
Please send resume to Ms. Maria Llanes:

Middle School Language Arts/Reading, Full Time
Aquinas Academy
388 S. Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
Mr. John Cohrs, Principal
Please send resume to Mr. John Cohrs:

Spanish Teacher Grades 4 – 8 Part-Time. Requirements to include teaching experience with Spanish background.
Good Shepherd Academy 
24 Brookline Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110
Sr. Jane Feltz, MPF, Principal
Please send resume via email to Sr. Jane at

Substitute Teachers all grade levels Pk-8
St. Thomas the Apostle School 
50 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Mr. Michael Petrillo, Principal
Please send resume via email to Mr. Michael Petrillo:

Hudson County

Anticipated teacher openings for the 2018-2019 school year: Preschool, Elementary, and Middle School. Valid NJ teacher certification is required.
Our Lady of Czestochowa School
248 Luis Marin Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Mrs. Anna Mae Stefanelli, Principal

Hudson Catholic Regional High School is currently seeking highly-motivated and qualified candidates for the following positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. These positions include support staff, teaching positions, and coaching positions. For a complete list of positions, please click here
Hudson Catholic Regional High School 
790 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Mr. Richard Garibell President-Principal
Interested applicants, please submit a resume, cover letter along with 3 letters of reference to the President/Principal, Mr. Richard Garibell at or fax to (201) 332-6373.


Music Teacher, Part-Time
All Saints Catholic Academy
19 W. 13th Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Sr. Rita Marie Fritzen, OSF, Principal
Please email resume to Sr. Rita Marie Fritzen:

Union County

Maternity Leave Replacement for an Administrative Assistant, FT
Tentative start and end dates: April 2018 through July 2018 

Substitute Teachers all grade levels Pk-8
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace 
99 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
Mr. Joel Castillo, Principal
Send cover letter and resume to Mr. Joel Castillo:

Substitute Teachers, Pre-K-8th Grade
St. Genevieve School
209 Princeton Road
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Ms. Anika Logan, Principal
All cover letters/ resumes/letter of recommendations should be sent to Ms. Anika Logan:

French Teacher, Part-Time, grades 5-8

Holy Trinity School
336 First Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
Sr. Maureen Fichner, SSJ, Principal
Resumes can be forwarded to Sr. Maureen Fichner:

Art Teacher, Part-Time, Wednesday & Thursday, grades 2-8
St. Michael School 
1212 Kelly Street
Union, NJ 07083
Mrs. Antoinette Telle, Principal
Send cover letter and resume to Mrs. Antoinette Telle: