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


Grades Pre-K4 to 8
NJ Certification or path to certification required
Prior experience teaching computers preferred
Ability to assist teachers with technology integration
Notre Dame Academy  
312 First Street
Palisades Park, NJ 07650
Mr. Mark Valvano, Principal


Music, Pre-K to Grade 8, Part-Time, 2 days per week, Must be familiar with elementary music curriculum, and music for liturgies 
 St. Paul Interparochial School 
187 Wyckoff Avenue
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Mrs. Gail Ritchie, Principal 


Math, Full-Time, Grades 7 and 8 with Grade 7 homeroom, Experienced Preferred
Queen of Peace School 
21 Church Place
North Arlington, NJ 07031
Ms. Ellen Naughton, Principal  

Essex County

Spanish, Part-Time, Grades K-5
Trinity Academy 
235 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Mrs. Mary Cassels, Principal


Pre-K 3 and 4, Part-Time, Aide
St. Peter School 

152 William Street
Belleville, NJ  07109
Mrs. Phyllis Sisco, Principal


Religion, Grades 9-12, Full-Time
St. Vincent Academy 

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


Music, Grades PreK 3 – 5, Part-Time
Our Lady of Sorrows School 
172 Academy Street
South Orange, NJ 07079
Sr. Judith Blair, SSC, Principal

Hudson County

Experienced Science Teacher, Full-time, Grades 6, 7, and  8 (Homeroom:  Grade 6)
Experienced Elementary School Gym Teacher (Part-Time: Mondays and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) 

Sacred Heart School
183 Bayview Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Sister Frances Salemi, S.C., Principal

Certified Reading Teacher (Grades 5-8) Part-Time , Certified and Experienced
Bookkeeper, Part Time, Approximately 15 hours per week,
-Duties include among others accounts payable, bank reconciliations, tuition receivable, general office administrative duties
-Knowledge of QuickBooks and school experience a plus
St Nicholas School
118 Ferry Street 
Jersey City, NJ 07307
Ms. Bernadette Miglin, Principal

Union County


Guidance, Full-Time
Biology, Anatomy, Environmental Science Full-Time, Grades 9,11,12

Bookkeeper, Full-Time
Religion Full-Time
Assistant Principal, Full-Time
St. Mary of the Assumption High School 
237 S. Broad Street

Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Mr. David Evans, Principal

Custodian, 10:00-2:30, Part-Time
 St. Michael School 
1212 Kelly Street
Union, NJ 07083
Mrs. Antoinette Telle, Principal


Current Elementary School Principal Openings

No openings this time

Current High School School Principal Openings

 No openings at this time