Careers in Catholic Schools

Requirements and 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


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.

Additional Requirements
  • Practicing Catholic
  • Relevant experience in teaching and/or administration
  • Earned Master’s degree in Educational Administration or related field
  • NJ Teaching Certificate or its reciprocal
  • NJ Principal Certificate
  • Letters of Recommendation from the following: pastor, 2 professional source

Current Openings

See openings for Principal and President here.
See openings for the Schools Office here.

See openings for Bergen County schools here.
See openings for Hudson County schools here.
See openings for Union County schools here.
See openings for Essex County schools here.

For Applicants: Faculty and staff openings are listed by county. Schools may list their openings with us, but are not obligated to do so. Prospective candidates are free to contact any school directly. Please note that applications are to be sent as indicated in the posting (email, fax, etc.) directly to the schools and not to the Archdiocese of Newark, unless otherwise indicated.

For Schools: Requests to post and remove vacancies should be submitted to Christine Lombardo via email to Positions will remain posted until a request for removal is made.