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.

Current Office of Schools Openings

Marketing and Enrollment Manager
The Marketing and Enrollment Manager is expected to be a content expert in the field of marketing, retention, recruitment, and enrollment. Responsible for assisting Catholic elementary and high schools in efforts to retain and recruit students. Will assist in creating and executing marketing and advancement plans for schools in the Archdiocese of Newark.


Web Design
MS Office Suite
Google Applications: G Suite or Google Classroom
Strong Interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Self motivated, good listening skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends.
Practicing Catholic committed to advancing the mission of Christ’s Church.
Provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of K-12 Catholic schools’ advancement goals.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree, in Marketing or related specialization preferred.
Minimum of two years of marketing or advancement/development experience in a school, non-profit, or other professional setting.

Interested applicants, please email resume and cover letter to

Click here to view full position description.

Current Teacher Openings All Openings are for 2018-2019 unless otherwise noted

Bergen County

We are seeking an Art & PreK Gym Teacher (combined, full-time position)!
Are you excited to make an impact on the education of young students by crafting many students’ first experience with creating and analyzing visual arts, and adopting healthy lifestyles?
As the Art and PreK Gym Teacher, you are an essential part of the Notre Dame Academy Team. With part-time Art instruction combined with part-time Prek Gym (2 mornings a week), you are in a position to foster students’ interests across multiple areas of study. As an “Art on a Cart” school, the successful candidate will combine their passion and knowledge with a dynamic and creative setting elevating each student to their full potential.

Notre Dame Academy
312 First Street
Palisades Park, NJ 07650
Mr. Mark Valvano, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

AFTER CARE SUPERVISOR – immediate opening
Saint Joseph School seeks a Supervisor applicant for its daily After Care program. The successful candidate will work Monday through Friday 3:00 pm – 6 pm and the first Friday of each month (all half days of school) 12 noon – 6 pm. Candidates must have Protecting God’s Children training (we can assist with that) and fingerprinting and we prefer teacher certification. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, credentials and three references to: Position will remain open until filled.
Substitute Teachers: NJDOE certificate preferred; 60 credits minimum; seek candidates in all content areas. Must have Protecting God’s Children (we can assist with that training), three references.
St. Joseph School
305 Elm Street
Oradell, NJ 07649 (New Milford)
Dr. Paula Valenti, Principal, 201-261-2388
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

5th and 6th Grade Social Studies and Religion Teacher
Corpus Christi School
215 Kipp Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Ms. Elizabeth Pinto, Principal, 201-288-0614
Interested applicants, please send resume to 

Custodial Worker – 30 hours/wk
Academy of Our Lady
180 Rodney Street
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
Dr. Patrick W. Martin, Principal, 201-445-0622
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

Substitute Teachers
St. Joseph Academy
131 E. Fort Lee Road
Bogota, NJ 07603
Mrs. Stella Scarano, Principal, 201-487-8641
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

Full-time middle school (Grades 6, 7, 8) Mathematics and Religion Teacher available immediately.
Academy of the Most Blessed Sacrament
785 Franklin Lake Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Dr. Thomas J. Altonjy, Principal, 201-891-4250
Please send letter of interest and resume to Dr. Thomas J. Altonjy, Principal via email (

Substitute Teachers
Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
10 County Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Ms. Kelly A. Koval, Principal, 201-567-6491
Interested applicants, please send Cover Letter, Resume, and Letters of Recommendation, and Educational Documents to

Full Time Spanish Substitute Teacher
7th grade homeroom and grades 1-8 Spanish class beginning October 15, 2018 for 6-8 weeks.
Sacred Heart School
620 Valley Brook Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Mrs. Linda Durocher, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

Aide for Early Childhood Program- 4 days per week from 7:45AM -2:45PM
Queen of Peace School
21 Church Place
North Arlington, NJ 07031
Mrs. Ellen Naughton, Principal,  201-998-8222
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

6th, 7th, 8th Grade Math Teacher: Candidates should be certified and highly qualified to teach Math.
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

Part-time maintenance person/janitor. 5 days a week. Early/afternoon hours negotiable.

Responsibilities include;
• washing cafeteria floors and cleaning tables after lunches
• emptying facility garbage
• sweeping mopping gym floor daily
• set up and removal of chairs and tables as needed
• vacuuming offices and hallway rugs
• church cleaning
• minor electrical/plumbing repairs

Visitation Academy
222 Farview Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Ms. Kimberly Harrigan, Principal,  or call 201-262-6067
Interested applicants, please send resume to or call 201-262-6067

English/Language Arts Teacher, PT Position, 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Upper Elementary School, Grades 6-8
St. Leo School
300 Market Street
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Dr. Elizabeth Ventola, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

After-care worker from 2:30 to 6:00
Christ the Teacher School
359 Whiteman Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Mrs. Cynthia Schirm, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

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:

Essex County

Library Moderator – This full-time position begins Thursday, January 3, 2019. Bachelor’s degree and a love of reading are required.

St. Vincent Academy
228 W. Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Sr. June Favata, SC, Administrative Director

Applicants may either email Sister June Favata at or her at 973-344-8723 as the position will begin immediately following the Christmas break.

Technology Integrator – Part-Time (immediate opening) Technology instruction for PK  through 8th grade, ability to use & support iPads for learning, onsite IT support of software and hardware, and supporting teachers with the integration of technology. Proficient in Google Suite. PowerSchool experience preferred.
Spanish Teacher – Part-Time, Grades Transitional Kindergarten – 4th Grade (immediate opening)
Aftercare Personnel (Monday – Friday 3:00 – 6:00 pm)
Substitute Teachers Grades PreK – 8th Grade Experience required; certification preferred (on an as needed basis)
Trinity Academy
235 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Ms. Linda Payonzeck, Principal, 973-226-3386
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to

Lacordaire Academy is currently seeking substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 academic school year, grades PreK-12 in all subject areas. Applicants must possess the ability to effectively manage the classroom environment and implement lesson plans and instructional activities.
To be considered, applicants need to have proof of a current background check, participation in Protecting God’s Children and experience working with students. New Jersey substitute certification, Standard Certification or Certificate of Advanced Standing (CEAS) preferred.
Lacordaire Academy
155 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Dr. William Hambleton, Head of School and Mrs. Megan Mannato, Associate Head of School Upper Division
Please forward resumes, cover letter, fingerprinting/background check, transcripts to Chris Delpozzo, Administrative Assistant at

PT Language Teacher: Preferably French
PT Food Service Position,
with experience 
St. Joseph School
115 Telford Street
East Orange, NJ 07018
Ms. Karen Cavaness, Principal, 973-674-2326
Interested applicants, please send resume and references to

Substitute Teacher for K-8: – Experience required; certification preferred. Hours are from 7:45AM to 2:45 PM, on weekdays on an “as needed” basis.
Our Lady of Sorrows School
172 Academy Street
South Orange, NJ 07079
Ms. Judy Foley, Principal, 973-762-5169
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to: Judy Foley, Principal: Any questions can be directed to the school office at: 973-762-5169.

Part-time Nurse
St. Peter School
152 William Street
Belleville, NJ  07109
Mrs. Phyllis Sisco, Principal, 973-759-3143
Interested applicants, please send resume and references to

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

SUBSTITUTE Teachers Saint Rose of Lima Academy seeks to employ substitute teachers for the 2018 – 2019 school year. Must have 60 college credits; prefer full content area certification, Protecting God’s Children (we can assist with this training), valid substitute certificate or NJDOE teaching credential, and 2 letters/contacts for reference.
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

Technology Teacher-Part time
Teacher Aide (Part Time)
needed to assist in various elementary grades from Pre-K to 2nd grade. The ideal candidate holds a minimum of 60 college credits and has experience working with children. Please send resume to Mrs. Llanes, the school principal, at
Substitute Teachers 
needed. The ideal candidates hold a bachelor’s degree and have experience substituting or teaching.

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

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

Hoboken Catholic Academy, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, is seeking candidates for the following positions for the 2019-2020 school year:
Middle School Science Teacher:
The successful candidate must possess or be eligible for NJ Elementary Certification with a Middle School Science endorsement, or any 6-12 science certification, or a K-8 certification with a strong background in science. Science professionals or individuals with science degrees seeking to enter teaching will be considered. The successful candidate must possess a strong background in science, strong organizational and communication skills, familiarity with educational technology, knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards and STEM. The successful candidate must be able to provide a hands-on science experience for students in grades 6-8. The successful candidate should be a practicing Catholic.
First Grade Teacher: The successful candidate must possess or be eligible for NJ P-3 or K-6 certification. She/he must possess strong organizational and communication skills and be versed in the use of Smart Board technology, small group and center-based instruction, and close reading. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic.
Experience required: 2 years (minimum)
Hoboken Catholic Academy
555 Seventh Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
Mr. Matthew McGrath, Principal  201-963-9535 or
Interested applicants, please email or mail letter of interest, resume, copy of certification(s) and list of references to Mr. Matthew McGrath, Principal .

Full-time Grade 5 teacher (self-contained); all subjects
Experience required: 2 years (minimum)
Sacred Heart School
183 Bayview Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Sr. Frances Salemi, SC, Principal  201-332-7111
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover to

Pre-K 4 Teacher, Full-Time: Early Childhood certification, preferred.
St. Aloysius Elementary Academy
721 West Side Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Ms. Helen O’Connell, Co-Principal
Ms. Michelle Bernatowicz, Co-Principal, 201-433-4270
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover to

Full Time Experienced Teachers Needed. Grades 2 and 5.
St. Augustine School 
3920 New York Avenue
Union City NJ 07087
Sr. Lillian Sharrock, SC, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover to

Hudson Catholic Regional High School is currently seeking highly-motivated and qualified candidates for the following positions for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Major Gifts Officer: Reporting directly to the President/Principal and serving as an integral member of the Advancement Office, the Major Gift Officer will increase the school’s capacity for frontline fundraising and serve as an ambassador for Hudson Catholic Regional High School. The person filling the position of Major Gift Officer will be expected to lead in the cultivation and stewardship of relationships on behalf of Hudson Catholic Regional High School with donors and prospects to advance the mission of the school.

For a complete list of positions and how to apply, please click here
Hudson Catholic Regional High School 
790 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Mr. Richard Garibell President-Principal

Experienced Part Time Math Teacher Grades 2 -5
Experienced Full Time Reading Specialist Grades 5 – 8 – Grade 6 Homeroom Teacher 

St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, New Jersey 07087
Ms. Deborah Savage, Principal 201-863-4112

Union County

English Language Arts Teacher, Full-Time, 6-8 grades
Technology Integrator, Part-Time Position for PreK3-Grade 8.
Substitute Teachers, all grade levels (PK-8)
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:

Substitute Math Teacher 
St. Mary of the Assumption High School 
237 S. Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Ms. Marie E. Chirico, President
Ms. LeeAnn Voss, Principal
Please send all resumes, cover letters and copies of certifications to

Part-Time Middle School Mathematics Teacher for 2018-2019 School Year. Availability from 7:45 to 11:45 AM, 5 days a week. Experience and Candidate Highly Qualified in Mathematics Preferred. Required to complete Protecting God’s Children training and background check. Please submit a resume, cover letter along with 2 letters of reference and teaching certifications via email to: Mrs. Janet Ramos at or fax to 908-322-7065.

Part-Time Aftercare Supervisor Availability from 2:15 to 6:15 PM, 5 days a week. Seeking an enthusiastic and reliable individual. Required to supervise and engage students in a variety of homework and play activities after school. Required to complete Protecting God’s Children training and background check. Please submit a letter of interest along with 2 reference contacts via email to: Mrs. Janet Ramos at or fax to 908-322-7065.

St. Bartholomew Academy
2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Sr. Elizabeth Calello, MFP, Principal, 908-322-4265

English teacher,  Grades 9-12
Roselle Catholic Regional High School
350 Raritan Road
Roselle, NJ 07203
Mr. Thomas Berrios, Principal
Please send all resumes, cover letters and copies of certifications to

Substitute Teachers – effective September 1, 2018.  You must have accrued at least 60 credits from an accredited college/university to be eligible to apply.  Required: becoming certified in the Protecting God’s Children; fingerprinting (criminal history review); interview.  Competitive per diem rate.
Holy Spirit School
970 Suburban Road
Union, NJ 07083
Mr. Armand Lamberti, Principal, 908-687-8415
Forward letter of interest, resume, and copy of teaching certificate to: Armand Lamberti, Principal, at

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:

Maternity Replacement for 3rd grade: Must be Certified
Substitute teachers all grade levels PK-8th

St. Michael School 
1212 Kelly Street
Union, NJ 07083
Mrs. Rebekah Scicolone, Principal
Send cover letter and resume to Mrs. Rebekah Scicolone:

Substitute Teachers For the 2018-2019 school year
Must be NJ Certified; must be willing to complete a background check and Protecting God’s Children Class
Saint James the Apostle School
41 S. Springfield Avenue
Springfield,  NJ 07081
Mrs. Caroline Ponterio, Principal
Interested applicants, please send resume and cover letter to


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 NOT currently seeking applicants.