Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
Department of Catholic Schools
2838 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR  97214

(503) 233-8348
(503) 236-3683 FAX
pdxpersonnel@archdpdx.org

 

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Application Process

To apply for a specific position listed below, you should follow the directions in the posting or contact the principal directly for information regarding the vacancy. 

While all teachers of Religion must be Catholic, it is recognized that teachers of other faiths can make valuable contributions as members of the teaching staff.  These teachers should be employed on the condition that they understand and are fully committed to the distinctive purpose and spirit of Catholic education.

Beginning in mid-March and continuing through the summer months, announcements of position openings are published on this webpage. Please check frequently for updates!

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To be placed in the substitute applicant pool

Applicants who hold valid current Oregon Teaching Licenses or who are in the process of receiving such licenses are eligible for teaching positions in the Archdiocese of Portland.  Applicants who have an out-of-of-state teaching license may submit an application; however, they must be in contact with Teacher Standards and Practices Commission about the requirements for an Oregon License.

 

For an application packet, contact the Department of Catholic Schools at 503-233-8348 or via e-mail at pdxpersonnel@archdpdx.org or click on the links below to open the forms in PDF format. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

  1. Archdiocesan Employment Application (fillable PDF)

  2. Supplemental Teaching Application (fillable PDF)

  3.  Request for Background information form for Teachers

  4. Copy of current Oregon teaching license

  5. Current resume

  6.  Education Provider Employer List and Disclosure Release forms (please fill out 1 Disclosure form for each previous Education Provider)*

  7. Copy of your Called to Protect Training Certificate (see below for more information on this requirement)**

*Applicants for our substitute pool also need to fill out the attached Education Provider Employer List and submit Disclosure Release Forms for all current and former education provider employers.

**Substitute teachers must complete Called to Protect training. See the Child Protection Office website at http://www.archdpdx.org/cpo/schedule.html  for schedule of training sessions. Please register for one of the classes titled “Called to Protect for Parents and Ministries”.  A copy of your participation certificate should be sent to me.

SEND ALL FORMS TO:

Dina Boyle    
Department of Catholic Schools
2838 E. Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97214-1895

dboyle@archdpdx.org

Although we are happy to help with general questions regarding Oregon licensure, any specific questions should be addressed to:

TEACHER STANDARDS AND PRACTICES COMMISSION
465 Commercial St. NE
Salem, OR  97301
(503) 378-3586
Website: http://www.oregon.gov/TSPC/Pages/index.aspx
E-Mail: contact.tspc@state.or.us

 

If you are hired for a teaching position, please notify this office so that your application may be removed from the active file.

 

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Staff Openings
If you are interested in a position, please contact the school principal or contact person listed.

All positions are for 2014-2015 School Year unless otherwise noted.

To apply for a specific position listed below, you should follow the directions in the posting and/or contact the principal directly for information regarding the vacancy. 
 

Inside Portland  Outside Portland

Inside Portland
School/Contact Person
Position
Karen Asbury, Principal
Archbishop Howard School
5309 NE Alameda
Portland, OR  97213
503-281-1912
FAX: 503-281-0554

principal@archbishophoward.org


Extended School Care Teacher   Posted 8/13/14
Part-time (.10 FTE) Catholic preferred.
The Extended School Care Teacher is responsible for assisting the Head Teacher with the supervision and execution of a variety of activities, including time for homework for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The position requires the teacher to work 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have clean criminal history backgrounds.

Interested candidates should send resumes and letters of interest to principal@archbishophoward.org

Closing date: Open until filled.

Julie Johnson, Principal
Holy Cross Catholic School
5202 N Bowdoin St.
Portland, OR  97206

Instructional Assistants (2 positions)  Posted 8/8/14

Holy Cross Catholic School is seeking two part-time (22 – 25 hr/wk) Instructional Assistants for Kindergarten.   We are looking for individuals who love working with young children, have strong organizational skills, and good communication skills.  Flexibility, collaboration, and energy are essential qualities for the candidates.  Catholic preferred.

Duties include:

   Work with individual students or small groups to reinforce learning material or skills

   Guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work assigned by the teacher

   Supervise students in classrooms, hall, playground, and/or on field trips

   Assist with supervision, daily routines, and schedules

   Assist with preparation of materials and supplies

If interested, please submit an Employment Application form and resume to the school office or to jjohnson@archdpdx.org.

Visit our website at www.holycrosspdx.org/school for more information about our school.

Susan Steele, Principal
The Madeleine School
3240 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR  97212

ssteele@themadeleine.edu
Posted 5/1/14

Music Teacher
Part-time (60-70%) Catholic preferred.
Closing date: 5-23-14

The madeleine School is a K-8 parish elementary school in NE Portland. Its mission is to nurture the whole child, spiritually, academically, morally, socially, and physically. The curriculum is rigorous and faith-based with attention to the diverse learning needs of the students.

Candidate will provide a complete and comprehensive music curriculum to K-8 students. The program will include music theory as well as performance opportunities. Students will experience music through visual, aural, and kinesthetic modes. Experience with student band and choir is highly desirable.

Please send a letter of interest to Susan Steele at the address or email below:

Susan Steele, Principal
The Madeleine School
3240 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR  97212

ssteele@themadeleine.edu

Gaila Savery

Madeleine Youth Development

3240 NE 23rd

Portland, OR 97212

 gsavery@themadeleine.edu

Youth Development Teacher Needed  Posted 10/4/13

Do you enjoy working with elementary age youth?

Do you like a challenge and variety?

Would you enjoy a part-time job that is fulfilling and fun?

If  you can answer yes to any of these questions then The Madeleine Youth

Development Program is the place for you!

YDP operates daily after school at The Madeleine School in NE Portland.  We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our team.  YDP offers you a chance to develop your behavior management skills, enhance your repertoire of games &

initiatives,  and build a relationship with local youth.   If you’re  interested or want more information contact Gaila Savery at The Madeleine School, (503) 288-9197,  YDP 3 pm—6pm (503) 287-7152 or

gsavery@themadeleine.edu

Chris Harris, Principal
St. Agatha Catholic Schools
7960 SE 15th
Portland, OR  97202
503-234-5500
chris.harris@stagatha.us




Music/Performing Arts Teacher  Posted 7/11/14
Part-time (.60 FTE) Catholic preferred.
St. Agatha Catholic School in SE Portland is seeking a qualified candidate to teach music education to students in pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade, and performing arts for middle school students in grades six through eight (which may include drama, choir, dance, instruments, or other performing skills the candidate may possess). We are seeking candidates and teaching artists who have a love of the performing arts and childre.

Responsibilities include:
•Teaching music understanding and appreciation, harmony, rhythm and choral music
•Creating a balanced music program that incorporates choral and instrumental lessons
•Incorporating a variety of musical styles including classical, traditional and contemporary music.
•Planning and coordinating the Christmas and spring music programs

This is a .60 FTE position and is benefits eligible.

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to the principal at chris.harris@stagatha.us

Open until filled.



Technology Teacher/IT Posted 7/11/14

Part-time (.60 FTE) Catholic preferred.
St. Agatha Catholic School in SE Portland is seeking an effective technology educator to teach students in grades K-8, as well as provide technical support to our infrastructure.

Ideal candidate will:

•Teach technology classes to students in grades K-8
•Work with teachers in the development of lesson plans that encompass the use of technology
•Knowledge of technical support for PC, Mac, and wireless network/server support
•Serve on Technology Committee and participate in long range planning to identify trends in software, curriculum, and teaching trends and to plan most effective use of resources
•Knowledge and training Google Apps for education preferred.
•Candidate should also have effective communication skills and promote collaborative interactions with homeroom teachers, as well as demonstrate flexibility as unexpected technical support needs arise

This is a .60 FTE position and is benefits eligible.

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to the principal at chris.harris@stagatha.us

Open until filled.



Merrit Holub, Principal
St. John Fisher Catholic School
7101 SW 46h Ave.
Portland, OR  97219

503-246-3234
FAX: 503-246-4117

mholub@sjfschool.org

Music Teacher
Part-time (.625 FTE) Catholic preferred.

St. John Fisher Catholic School is seeking a dynamic professional to be our Music Teacher. This position is part time, includes benefits, and entails coordinating our school music program for students in grades K - 8th. The program contains general music instruction for students in grades K-8, a Christmas program for grades K-4, a musical for grades 5-8, a glee and drama club, and weekly Mass preparation.  Due to work with our weekly Liturgy, Catholic faith is strongly preferred.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Merrit Holub, Principal
St. John Fisher Catholic School
7101 SW 46h Ave.
Portland, OR  97219

or email mholub@sjfschool.org 


Posted 8/21/14

All positions are for 2014-15 School Year unless otherwise noted.
To apply for a specific position listed below, you should follow the directions in the posting and/or contact the principal directly for information regarding the vacancy.   
 

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Staff Openings Outside of Portland

School/Contact Person

Position

Diane Ramsperger, Principal
St. Francis of Assisi School
39085 NW Harrington Rd.
Banks, OR  97106
503-324-2182
FAX: 503-324-7032

sfa.royschool@gmail.com
dramsperger@archdpdx.org
After School Care Teacher
Part-time (.10 FTE) Catholic preferred.
The After School Care Teacher would be responsible for supervising and providing a schedule of activities, including a time for homework for a variety of students in grades K-8. The hours would be from 3:00 - 6:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 2:30 - 6:00 pm on Tuesdays.
Interested candidates can send the following via fax, mail or email:
Letter of interest, resume, and Archdiocesan application form.


Email to sfa.royschool@gmail.com or dramsperger@archdpdx.org


Janitor
Part-time (.50 FTE).
Catholic preferred.
The qualified candidate would be able to work after school hours, 2:30 (or 3:00) to 6:30 (or 7:00), Monday-Friday.
The cleaning job involves heavy lifting, sweeping, mopping, and general duties for maintaining a clean building. There is a kitchen, cafeteria, four stairways, two modular classrooms, six classrooms, and four restrooms that are cleaned daily when school is in session.
Please send resume and Archdiocesan application, form via fax, mail, or email:

Posted 8/4/14
Sue Harris, Principal
St. Cecilia Catholic School
12250 SW 5th St
Beaverton, OR  97005

sharris@stceciliaschool.us
Long  Term Substitute: Middle School Math & 8th Gr. Homeroom
Full-time. Catholic preferred.
Seeking a dynamic, experienced Math instructor to teach 6th grade Math, 7th grade Accelerated Pre-Algebra, 8th grade Accelerated Algebra, and on Mathematics-themed elective (Gr.6-8). This full-time position also includes serving as the 8th grade Homeroom Teacher and is Monday - Friday, following the annual school calendar. The period this long term substitute position is November 3, 2014 - February 13, 2015. Salary will be based on experience and credentials.


Please apply by email only by sending a cover letter and resume (with references) to Sue Harris, Principal at sharris@stceciliaschool.us


Closing date: Preferably by Sept. 1, 2014 (or until position is filled)

Posted 8/8/14
Valley Catholic Elementary School
Valley Catholic Middle School
4420 SW St. Mary's Drive
Beaverton, OR  97007


hr@ssmoministries.org

Valley Catholic Middle School is searching for a part-time teacher (0.5-0.6 FTE) to teach sixth- and seventh-grade math classes through Algebra.

We are looking for someone who will complement the experienced and committed staff in our school and support our efforts to provide a caring and nurturing environment that instills Catholic values, promotes academic excellence, and furthers our mission of building a community of prayer, service, and love.

Applicants should have:
-- A bachelor's degree
-- A current Oregon teaching certificate relevant to this teaching assignment
-- Previous math teaching experience

Preference is given to Catholic applicants.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@ssmoministries.org. Employment is contingent on the ability to pass the criminal background check required of all campus employees.

Revised 7/24/14

Carol Funk, Principal
Visitation Catholic School
4189 NW Visitation Rd.
Forest Grove, OR  97116
503-357-6990

cfunk@vcsknights.org
Updated 8/4/14

Teacher Aide
Part-time. Catholic preferred.
Visitation Catholic School is seeking a Teacher Aide to work part-time, 25 hours a week, 5 hours a day on school days, starting September 2014. this person would be working as an aide to the teachers of 7th and 8th grade as well as some recess and other duties. We are looking for an individual who loves working with students of all ages, has strong organizational skills, has good communication skills and who works well with others.

If interested, please submit an employment application form and resume to the school office or to cfunk@vcsknights.org

Open until filled.




Spanish Teacher
Part-time. Catholic preferred.
Visitation Catholic School is seeking a Spanish teacher to work part-time, 16-18 hours a week depending on schedule, starting August 2014. this person would be teaching Spanish to Kindergarten through 8th grade. We are looking for an individual who loves working with students of all ages, who has strong Spanish instruction skills, who is fluent in the language and who communicates well.

If interested, please submit an employment application form and resume to the school office or to cfunk@vcsknights.org

Open until filled.



Jeannie Ray-Timoney, Principal
St. Matthew Catholic School
221 SE Walnut St.
Hillsboro, OR  97123

K-5 Spanish Teacher .5 FTE

Catholic preferred.

St. Matthew is seeking a part time Spanish teacher who is passionate about his/her subject and understands learning strategies for elementary students. Must be collaborative, well organized, and have an understanding of backward design.

We are looking for an individual who will foster spiritual and academic growth in our students. Must have teaching license.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jeannie Ray-Timoney 

jtimoney@stmatthewschoolhillsboro.org 

 


Instructional Assistant 1.0 FTE

Catholic preferred.

St. Matthew is seeking a full time Instructional Assistant for early elementary.  Individual must have knowledge of small group instruction and developmental needs of young children. Must be adept at the support role involved while working in collaboration with the classroom teachers.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jeannie Ray-Timoney

jtimoney@stmatthewschoolhillsboro.org


Posted 7/29/14
Patrick Gross, Principal
Sacred Heart Catholic School
431 S Ivy St.
Medford, OR  97501
541-772-4105
FAX: 541-732-0633

pgross@shcs.org
Reading Specialist (K-8)
Part-time. Catholic preferred.
This position is for a Reading Specialist, working with students aged Kindergarten and up. We are looking for an organized, confident, faith-filled teacher with strong communication and collaboration skills to bring their enthusiasm for reading to our team. Teacher will be asked to work closely with classroom teachers and small reading groups to meet student needs. This is a non-benefited position. Approximately 15 hours per week, schedule dependent on school needs.

Required: Teaching license with Reading endorsement

Please send a letter of interest and a current resume to pgross@shcs.org


Closing date: August 27, 2014, or until filled.


Posted 8/15/14
Teresa Wirsching, Principal
St. John the Baptist School
10956 SE 25th Ave.
Milwaukie, OR  97222

twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.or

Science Teacher  Posted 7/23/14

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in downtown Milwaukie is seeking a full time middle school science teacher responsible for teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classes.  Preferred candidate has experience with backward planning, inquiry-based teaching, and collaborative planning.  Knowledge of Next Generation science standards and experience integrating language arts with science curriculum a plus. 

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelors Degree and a current Oregon teaching license

Preference is given to applicants who are practicing Catholics. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org.  Position open until filled with initial review of candidates’ materials to begin on Friday August 1st. 


Spanish Teacher Revised 7/23/14

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in downtown Milwaukie is seeking candidates for a part-time (.5) Spanish teaching position working with students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
 
Applicants must exhibit: a fluency in the Spanish language, superior classroom management skills, ability to foster social and academic growth, caring and concern for students, and enthusiasm for learning. In addition, candidates must be willing to work cooperatively with the other teachers and specialists.
 
The ideal candidate should hold an Oregon state teaching credential (or the equivalent from another state) and have elementary teaching experience.  A preference will be given to candidates who are practicing Catholics.  Position will remain open until filled with initial review of candidates’ materials to begin on Friday August 1st. 


Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to:  twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org



Joe Bridgeman, Principal
Christ the King Catholic Schools
7414 SE Michael Dr.
Milwaukie, OR  97222
bridgemanj@ctk.pvt.k12.or.us

Christ the King Catholic Parish & School

7414 SE Michael Drive, Milwaukie, Oregon  97222

Building Maintenance & Custodian

&

Landscape & Grounds Maintenance

 

Application Process

Christ the King Catholic Parish and School are seeking qualified candidates for two positions:  1) Building Maintenance & Custodian and 2) Landscape & Grounds Maintenance.  Both positions are 18 hours/week spread over 3 or 4 days – hours and days are flexible.  Hourly rate is $15.41.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and candidates are welcome to apply for both positions.  Positions will start as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working around elementary and middle school students and adult volunteers.  Candidates need to be dynamic, energetic, creative, work collaboratively, and be well organized. 

Additional information, including job descriptions, is available on the school’s website at:  www.ctkweb.org  Please email resume, cover letter, and archdiocesan application form to Joe Bridgeman (bridgemanj@ctk.pvt.k12.or.us).

Posted 6/10/14

Machelle Nagel, Principal
St. John the Apostle School
516 5th St.
Oregon City, OR  97034
503-742-8230

principal@sja-eagles.com
Middle School Spanish Teacher
Part-time (.30 FTE) Catholic preferred.

To apply, please contact Machelle Nagel at principal@sja-eagles.com


Posted 7/8/14
Amanda Merrill, Principal
St. Paul Parochial School
PO Box 97137

503-633-4622


St Paul Parochial School has employment opportunities in our Early Learning Center providing childcare for ages 6 weeks through age 5.

The available shift is from 2-6 pm (M-F).   Experience in early childhood

education preferred.  Must be 16+ years old.

If you would like to apply for a position please contact Amanda Merrill at (503) 633-4622 or by email at spps@stpaultel.com


Posted 8/21/14
Melissa Doxtator, Principal
St. Joseph Catholic School
373 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR  97304
503-581-2147

principal@stjosephchurch.com

Music Teacher (K-7)
Part-time (10 - 15 hrs/week). Catholic preferred.
St. Joseph School is a parish ministry that teaches the faith, traditions, and culture of the Catholic Church as a cornerstone of a solid academic foundation and virtuous character formation. This position is for a part time music teacher. The schedule can be somewhat flexible based on applicant availability. This teacher will teach class 1-2 times per week based on the Archdiocesan music standards. This teacher will be responsible for classroom management, grading, parent communication, and organizing and executing a Christmas and Spring program.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and application to Melissa Doxtator, Principal, for consideration.

Updated 8/18/14

Maria Palacio, Principal
St. Vincent de Paul School
1015 Columbia St. NE
Salem, OR  97301
503-363-8457
st.vincent@comcast.net
Classroom Teacher - blended 5th & 6th grades  Posted 6/23/14
Full-time. Catholic preferred.

To apply, please submit an employment application form, a letter of interest and references.

Open until filled.

Tresa Rast
Resurrection Catholic Preschool

21060 SW Stafford Road 
Tualatin, OR 97062

Resurrection Catholic Preschool  Posted 6/17/14

Preschool Teacher   

 

Part-time. Catholic preferred.

Resurrection Catholic Preschool is seeking a part-time preschool teacher for our morning program who understands the mission of Catholic education and who is committed to nurturing our 2-1/2, 3 and 4 year olds in a faith-filled environment.  We are beginning our second year and growing steadily.  The ideal candidate is motivated, patient, kind, and creative with students as they discover and explore their gifts. Good communication, flexibility, enthusiasm, and organizational skills are required. This staff position collaborates with the other preschool teachers and educational assistants to ensure the classroom, playground and school are safe, welcoming and developmentally appropriate. Candidates must have a CDA certificate, degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Elementary teaching license.

 

Send resume and cover letter to Tresa Rast at rcplittlelambs@gmail.com


Sandy Lonergan, Principal
St. Luke Catholic School
529 Harrison St.
Woodburn, OR  97071

503-981-7441
FAX: 503-982-4697

slonergan@archdpdx.org

Immediate Opening

Middle School Social Studies, 6th Gr. Math
Part-time (.625 FTE) Catholic preferred.
Seeking candidates for a part-time position, Monday - Thursday, 9:15 - 2:15; Friday, 10:15 - 3:15.

Call 503-981-7441 or send email with resume and letter of interest to Sandy Lonergan at slonergan@archdpdx.org 


Posted 8/25/14

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by: Dina Boyle
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