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 general applicant pool (regular and substitute positions)

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. Employee Background Check Form

  4.  Request for Background information form for Teachers

  5. Copy of current Oregon teaching license

  6. Current resume

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

  8. 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://cms.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 2013-2014 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
Amy Biggs, Principal
Cathedral Catholic School
110 NW 17th Ave
Portland, OR  97209

jobs@cathedral-or.org

For 2014-2015 School Year  

Multiple Full Time Instructional Assistant Positions  (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)
(7:00 – 3:30 M-F or 9:30 – 6:00 M-F)   Posted 3/14/14

Cathedral Catholic School, located in Northwest Portland, is a comprehensive Catholic School with a strong emphasis on faith, knowledge, service and community. The staff at Cathedral School work collaboratively to ensure that all students master grade level standard and are set up for success.

Cathedral Catholic School is seeking multiple Instructional Assistants who have experience working with young children. Flexibility, collaboration and energy are essential qualities for this candidate. Duties include playground and cafeteria supervision, extended care supervision, working with children, assisting with one-on-one work, small group work, assisting the classroom teacher and other duties as assigned.  This position requires the ability to work the above hours and the ability to attend evening and weekend school sponsored events.

Applicants must:

1.      Support and implement the mission/philosophy of Cathedral School.

2.      Speak, act, and instruct students in a manner that is consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and Cathedral School.

3.      Contribute to a cooperative spirit within the Cathedral School community.

4.      Pass background check and complete Called to Protect training.

To apply submit via email, a resume, a cover letter, and completed application to: Mrs. Amy Biggs, Principal, jobs@cathedral-or.org Please add job title in the subject line of the e-mail.

Closing Date: April 4, 2014 or until filled

 

Julie Johnson, Principal
Holy Cross Catholic School
5202 N Bowdoin St.
Portland, OR  97203
503-289-3010

jjohnson@archdpdx.org

For 2014-2015 School Year   Posted 3/26/14

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Full-time. Catholic required.
Holy Cross Catholic School serves an ethnically and socio-economically diverse population in North Portland. We are excited to be opening a pre-Kindergarten classroom in September. We are seeking a teacher who can create a faith-filled classroom and prepare students for Kindergarten. The candidate must possess strong core teaching skills, good communication skills, and be able to implement and support the programs that are currently in place at the school. Candidates must have a desire to work as a member in a school community, with the good of the students, families, and school as the focus.

Please send cover letter, resume, and list of references to Julie Johnson, Principal at Holy Cross Catholic School. Send information via email, regular mail, or drop off at the school.


Julie Johnson, Principal
Holy Cross Catholic School
5202 N Bowdoin St.
Portland, OR  97203

jjohnson@archdpdx.org

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

Jeff Delegato, Principal
St. Agatha School
7960 SE 15th Ave
Portland, OR  97202

 

Music teacher Position (2014-15 School year) .6 FTE  Posted 3/10/14

St. Agatha Catholic School is seeking a music teacher with an Oregon License. Applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic and able to teach across age development levels, using creative and innovative instructional methods. Must be able to teach and address grade level Archdiocesan Music Standards. Qualified candidate must be able to maintain a positive learning environment using classroom management skills and strategies, and willing to collaborate with other teachers and work on cross curricular teaching strategies. Must be able to coordinate three school programs a year

Send a Resume, Cover letter and three letters of recommendation to Attn. Jeff Delegato, St. Agatha Catholic School, 7960 SE 15th,Portland, OR 97202. No email or phone inquiries please. Deadline to submit documents April 1st.

Catholic preferred

 

 


 

 

Long-Term Substitute - Learning Specialist   Posted 2/5/14

St. Agatha Catholic School is seeking a long-term substitute for the Learning Specialist position, from mid-April through June. Under the direction of the principal, the Learning Specialist plans and provides appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. This teacher is responsible for creating and implementing a flexible program for each qualified student that employs individualized special education strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of skills and cognition.  This teacher works closely with the classroom teachers to develop appropriate strategies for classroom participation and work.

 

Catholic preferred.

 

Current teaching license and Special Education experience required. Special Education endorsement strongly preferred.

 

Please mail cover letter, resume and references to Jeff Delegato, Principal, at 7960 SE 15th Ave. Portland OR 97202

(No inquiries by phone or email please.)





Mike Chambers, Principal
St. Andrew Nativity School
4925 NE 9th
Portland, OR  97211
503-335-9600

mchambers@nativityportland.com
For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 4/1/14

Middle School Math/Science Teacher                  

St. Andrew Nativity School is a tuition free Catholic Jesuit school serving only low income students of all faiths. We are seeking an individual to teach 7th and 8th grade math and 6th grade science. Catholic with knowledge of Jesuit identity preferred. Experience with working with students from diverse, low-income backgrounds preferred.  Applicant must have or qualify for a teaching license. Visit our website at www.nativityportland.com for more information about our school.

Email resume, cover letter and references to:
mchambers@nativityportland.com

Mike Chambers, Principal
Main office is 503-335-9600   

Deadline: April 17        

Sr. Kathy Cordes, shcj, Principal
St. Therese School
1260 NE 132nd Ave
Portland, OR  97230

503-253-9400

cordesk@stthereseschool.org


For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 4/14/14

2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade Teachers
Full-time. Catholic required.
St. Therese School in NE Portland is seeking full-time certified teachers for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Classes are self-contained classrooms with Instructional Aides. Teachers need to be enthusiastic educators, team players, and practicing Catholics. They need professional experience with Understanding by Design, Common Core State Standards, Dibels, and must be computer literate.

Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of interest and resume to the principal at cordesk@stthereseschool.org

To learn more about the school, please visit our website at www.stthereseschool.org




7th & 8th Grade Math/Science teacher, 7th Lang. Arts + 8th Homeroom
Full-time. Catholic preferred.
St. Therese School in NE Portland is seeking a full-time certified teacher. He/she will co-teach 7th and 8th grades, including Language Arts, Math, and Science classes. Teacher needs to be an enthusiastic educator and team player. He/she will need professional experience with Understanding by Design, Common Core State Standards, and must be computer literate.

Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of interest and resume to the principal at cordesk@stthereseschool.org

To learn more about the school, please visit our website at www.stthereseschool.org


All positions are for 2013-2014 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

Dr. Gary Beckley
Principal
Holy Trinity Catholic School
13755 SW Walker Road
Beaverton, OR  97005

gbeckley@htsch.org

For 2014-2015 School Year

Physical Education and Health Teacher (PK-8)  Posted 3/3/14
Holy Trinity Catholic School is seeking applicants for the position of PK-8 Grade Physical Education and Health teacher.

The school uses the research-based SPARK Physical Education and Health curriculum (http://www.sparkpe.org/what-is-spark/)  We are seeking someone qualified to lead and sustain a full implementation of this program at our school.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Physical Education and Health

  • Hold an active Oregon teaching license with an endorsement in Physical Education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hold or be in the process of obtaining SPARK certification

To apply submit (via email if possible) a resume, cover letter, a copy of your teaching license, and at least 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Gary Beckley, Principal at gbeckley@htsch.org


Part-time PK-8 Spanish Teacher  Posted 3/3/14
Holy Trinity Catholic School is seeking qualified applicants for the position of PK-8 Spanish Teacher to begin work at the start of the 2014-2015 school year. This is a part-time, non-benefited position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Education with an emphasis in Spanish

  • Hold an active Oregon teaching license with an endorsement in Spanish

To apply submit (via email if possible) a resume, cover letter, a copy of your teaching license, and at least 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Gary Beckley, Principal at gbeckley@htsch.org

 


PreK-8 Grade Foreign Language Teacher (any)  Posted 3/3/14
Part-time. Catholic preferred.

Holy Trinity Catholic School is looking for a dynamic Foreign Language teacher. Ideal candidate will have great creativity and professional attitude, and the ability to work with a wide range of students. We are looking to expand a foreign language program to provide multiple languages for our students.  While currently a part time availability, this may move to full time with the right candidate.

Please send resumes to Dr. Gary Beckley at gbeckley@htsch.org

 

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

cfunk@vcsknights.org
For 2014-2015 School Year      Posted 4/15/14

7th/8th Teacher
Part-time (.50 FTE) Catholic required.
Visitation Catholic school is seeking a part-time 7/8th grade teacher to start in August 2014. This person would be the 7/8th grade homeroom teacher and teach 7/8th grade language arts, social studies, religion, and art. We are looking for an individual who loves working with middle school students, who has strong reading, writing and social studies instruction skills, who enjoys teaching religion, and who communicates well. This individual will be an active member of the school staff and will be responsible for the eighth grade graduation activities.

Individuals applying must have a current Oregon teaching license and must be Catholic.

If interested, please submit an employment application form and resume to the school office or to cfunk@vcsknights.org by May 7, 2014.

Jeananne Bloudek, Principal
St. James Catholic School
206 NE Kirby St.
McMinnville, OR  97128
503-472-2661
503-472-5201 (FAX)

principal@stjamesmac.com
For 2014-2015 School Year
1st Grade Teacher
  Posted 2/5/14
Full-time. Catholic required.

Please email resume and letter of interest to principal@stjamesmac.com.

Joe Bridgeman, Principal
Christ the King School
7414 SE Michael Dr.
Milwaukie, OR  97222

bridgemanj@ctk.pvt.k12.or.us
For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 4/9/14

Instructional Assistant

Job Description

Christ the King Catholic School is seeking a Special Education Instructional Assistant.  The position is 25 hours/week Monday through Friday (5 hours/day with 30 minute unpaid lunch, no benefits), 8:30am - 2:00pm.  Hourly rate is $11.50.  

Instructional Assistants shift between classrooms based on the need of our students and teachers.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with elementary and middle school students and have some teaching or education experience.  Candidates need to be dynamic, energetic, creative, work collaboratively, and be well organized.  Duties include playground and cafeteria supervision, working with children, assisting with one-on-one work, small group work, assisting the supervising teacher and other duties as assigned.  Additional training or experience in the following areas is preferred:

 

         Positive Behavior Support

         Integrating technology into instruction and work

         Differentiated planning and instruction

         Professional Learning Communities

 

Please email resume, cover letter, and archdiocesan application form to Joe Bridgeman  bridgemanj@ctk.pvt.k12.or.us

Ted Havens, Principal
Email:
thavens@sjbcatholicschool.org


Saint John the Baptist Catholic School
10956 SE 25th St.
Milwaukie, OR  97222

FAX: 503-654-8419

For 2014-2015 School Year

St. John the Baptist, an Apple Distinguished School, is seeking a full time kindergarten teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. St. John the Baptist is a Catholic School committed to fostering excellence in all areas of student development. 

A successful candidate:

  • is a practicing Catholic

  • is enthusiastic about Catholic education is flexible

  • has a passion for teaching primary students

  • consistently uses formative assessments to drive instruction

  • can differentiate instruction so that all students achieve mastery of learning targets

  • has strong team collaborative skills

  • is proficient with integrating the Apple and Google platforms in education

  • has excellent classroom management skills

  • can effectively and regularly communicate with students, colleagues, and parents

  • holds a Oregon state teaching certificate

 

Email letter of interest, resume and 3 references to:

Ted Havens, Principal
Email:
thavens@sjbcatholicschool.org


Saint John the Baptist Catholic School
10956 SE 25th St.
Milwaukie, OR  97222

FAX: 503-654-8419


Melissa Doxtator, Principal
St. Joseph Catholic School
373 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR  97304
503-581-2147

principal@stjosephchurch.com
For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 3/21/14

7th Grade Teacher -- Homeroom + 6-7 subject area, dependent on candidate [math/science or social studies/ELA]

Full-time. Catholic required.
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 includes day time teaching duties, as well as some evening duties (conferences, back to school night, music programs, etc.)

The ideal candidate has experience teaching in a Catholic school, a license for elementary/middle school education, and is a practicing Catholic who can share experiences and be a role model for students.

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

Kimberly Fadden, Principal
St. Francis Catholic School
15643 SW Oregon St.
Sherwood, OR  97140

Kimberly_fadden@stfrancissherwood.org

For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 4/2/14

Physical Education Teacher

Part-time (.60 FTE) with Benefits  

St. Francis School is seeking a qualified candidate to teach kindergarten through eighth grade physical education and health on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. The candidate is responsible for:

  • Providing a framework where teamwork, healthy competition, good sportsmanship, and a cooperative spirit are expected and fostered.

  • Applying movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.

   Incorporating components of health-related physical fitness (aerobic, endurance, muscle strength, flexibility and body composition).

   Evaluating students to ensure adequate growth and providing additional resources to support student success.

Candidate must hold a valid Oregon teaching license.

Please email Archdiocesan application, cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Kimberly_fadden@stfrancissherwood.org.

Closing Date: April 25, 2014


Rick Schindler, Principal
St. Mary Catholic School
1066 N 6th Ave.
Stayton, OR  97383
503-769-2718
principal@stmarystayton.org
For 2014-2015 School Year  Posted 3/20/14
First Grade Teacher
Full-time. Catholic preferred.

St. Mary Catholic School in Stayton is seeking a full time first grade teacher to join our amazing faculty and teach our wonderful primary students, helping fulfill our school mission of Faith, Learning & Service.

Preferred personal qualities include: strong prayer life, flexibility, creativity, sense of humor, and a team player.

Preferred professional experience includes: Understanding by Design, data driven decision making, standards-based instruction and assessment, Gmail, and Google Docs.

Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and cover letter to the principal at principal@stmarystayton.org.

To learn more about the school, please visit our website at www.stmarystayton.org

Resurrection Catholic Preschool

c/o Sally Egland

21060 SW Stafford Rd.

Tualatin, OR 97062


Email:  segland@rcparish.org




Preschool Instructional Assistant  Posted 4/15/14

 

Part-time.  Catholic preferred.  Resurrection Catholic Preschool is accepting applications for a part-time Preschool Instructional Assistant. Resurrection Catholic Preschool is a licensed program with age grouped classrooms for 2-1/2-5 years old. The ideal candidate will join the current staff to help young children develop kindergarten readiness skills and encourage them to experience Gods love through the Catholic faith.  This person will support the lead classroom teacher in planning and implementing learning experiences.  Responsibilities include assisting in teaching, classroom management, and maintaining the environment, supervising students, offering special attention to students who need extra help, assisting children individually or in small groups in order to help them master concepts and/or assignments, and to reinforce learning concepts presented by the teacher. Flexibility, collaboration and energy are essential qualities for this candidate. Experience working with young children is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Current Child and Infant First Aid and CPR Certificate

  • Current Food Handlers Card

  • Registered with the OR Registry

Please submit resume and cover letter to:


Resurrection Catholic Preschool

c/o Sally Egland

21060 SW Stafford Rd.

Tualatin, OR 97062

 

Or

 

Email:  segland@rcparish.org


 

Preschool Teacher

Part-time.  Catholic preferred. Resurrection Catholic Preschool is accepting applications for a part-time Preschool Teacher. Resurrection Catholic Preschool is a licensed program with age-grouped classrooms for 2-1/2-3 year olds, 3-4 year olds and 4-5 year old/pre-Kindergarten children.  We are located in the country setting of Tualatin, off of Stafford Road.  We are seeking a teacher who can create a faith-filled classroom and prepare students for Kindergarten. The candidate must possess strong core teaching skills, good communication skills, and be able to implement and support the programs that are currently in place at the school. Candidates must have a desire to work as a member in a school community, with the good of the students, families, and school as the focus.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, CDA and/or at least 2 years of experience in a Certified Child Care Facility working with preschool-aged children

  • Current Child and Infant First Aid and CPR Certificate 

  • Current Food Handlers Card

  • Registered with the OR Registry

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:

Resurrection Catholic Preschool

c/o Sally Egland

21060 SW Stafford Rd.

Tualatin, OR 97062

 

Or

 

Email:  segland@rcparish.org

 

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