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.) 

 

To ensure your Substitute Application is complete, please use our Application checklist form.

  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 your 3 most recent Education Providers)*

  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 above Education Provider Employer List of all current and former education provider employers and submit Disclosure Release Forms for the 3 most recent  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 2015-2016 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 School
110 NW 17th Ave
Portland, OR  97209

jobs@cathedral-or.org

For 2015-2016 School Year    Posted 8/11/15

Long Term Substitute Teacher - Fourth Grade

Sept. 21, 2015 – December 18, 2015

*Applicant must be prepared to start earlier if needed.

Cathedral School is seeking a full time long term substitute for the 4th grade classroom teacher. Cathedral School is a comprehensive Catholic School with a strong emphasis on faith, knowledge, service and community. The teachers at Cathedral School work collaboratively to ensure that students can be successful. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who can work with us to create a Faith-filled environment while upholding excellent academic standards. Candidate must be a certified teacher who will support Cathedral School’s mission and beliefs.

Applicants should have:

1.         A current Oregon teaching certificate

2.         Previous teaching experience in 4th grade or intermediate grades

Preferred training and/or experience in the use of the following instructional and student management strategies:

1.         Positive Behavior Support

2.         Integrate technology (i-Pads and MacBook) into all areas of classroom instruction

3.         Assessment driven instruction (assessment, evaluation, planning, teaching)

4.         Differentiated instruction

5.         Thinking Strategies

6.         Understanding by Design

7.         Professional Learning Communities

8.         Demonstrated skill in standards based instruction and knowledge of the Archdiocese of Portland Academic Standards

9.      Student-centered lessons that emphasize inquiry and build problem-solving skills as well as think critically and apply their knowledge

10.     Varied assessment practices designed to evaluate both student progress and teacher effectiveness

Preference is given to Catholic applicants.

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

Closing Date: until filled.


Anna Raineri, Principal
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
127 Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR  97217

araineri@holyredeemerpdx.org

All Day Prekindergarten long term substitute teacher at Holy Redeemer Catholic School 

Holy Redeemer school is searching for a long term substitute teacher to cover our full day prekindergarten class while teacher is on FMLA. This person would begin the school year and work directly with the teacher until she leaves for maternity leave at the end of September. Substitute would then teach the class through the middle of January so there is a smooth transition for the children when their teacher returns.

Looking for an energetic, positive person who wants an opportunity to share their creativity and love for children.

Contact Anna Raineri via email with your resume at araineri@holyredeemerpdx.org or send resume via FAX to 503-283-9479.

Posted 7/22/15


 

Part Time Development Director at Holy Redeemer Catholic School:  (.6 FTE) with full benefits.

Holy Redeemer Catholic School is seeking highly organized and self-motivated professional to be our part time Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for management and implementation of a comprehensive plan to advance our organization. Specific responsibilities include an annual appeal drive, marketing and recruitment, fundraising, endowment, planned giving, alumni relations and grant writing.

The Development Director must have the ability to build genuine relationships on behalf of Holy Redeemer School and be an effective communicator who can clearly articulate the vision and goals of our school. Seeking a strong candidate who demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, strong interpersonal and leadership skills to join our community to help us achieve our goals for the future.

Qualifications: Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, finance, and/or marketing or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a comparable field. Must demonstrate computer proficiency and have the ability to learn new software programs. Experience in development or public relations, particularly in a non-profit organization.  Have specific knowledge of Catholic Church organization and procedures; practicing Catholic preferred.

Contact: Send cover letter and resume to: Anna Raineri @ araineri@holyredeemerpdx.org; FAX to 503-283-9479 or via US mail to: Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 127 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR  97217

Posted 6/4/2015

Gaila Savery
Madeleine Youth Development
3240 NE 23rd Ave.
Portland, OR  97212

For 2015-2016 School Year
Youth Development Teacher Needed


All positions are for 2015-2016 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

dramsperger@archdpdx.org

Updated 8/12/15

Long-term Substitute Grades 1 & 2 (combined classroom)
Full-time. Catholic required.
Please send letter of interest with resume and Archdiocesan job application to Diane Ramsperger, Principal, at dramsperger@archdpdx.org

Closing date: Nov. 2, 2015
Dr. Gary Beckley, Principal
Holy Trinity Catholic School
13755 SW Walker Rd.
Beaverton, OR  97005

gbeckley@htsch.org

Current Opening updated 9/2/15

Extra Care Position (Part Time)

  • Up to 15 hours per week (depending on need)
  • $12/hour
  • Experience working with school age children in this capacity preferred
  • Please send resumes to Dr. Beckley - gbeckley@htsch.org

Joe Manning

Principal

Valley Catholic Elementary School

4420 SW St. Mary's Drive

Beaverton, OR  97078

Classroom Teacher – Long-Term Substitute Fifth Grade (Full Day)

Valley Catholic Elementary School is searching a long-term substitute teacher to begin the 2015-2016 school-year. The teacher will need to be available beginning the week of August 31 for classroom preparation. At this time, the duration of the substitute need is not known, though we know that the substitute teacher would be in place for at least the first two months of the school year.

We are looking for a teacher who is dynamic and innovative and will complement the experienced and committed staff at our school - one which offers a caring and nurturing environment, promotes academic excellence, and emphasizes the education of the whole child.

Applicants should have, at minimum:

         A bachelor’s degree

         A current Oregon teaching certificate

Preference is given to Catholic applicants. 

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jmanning@valleycatholic.org.

Position is open until filled. Employment is contingent on the ability to pass the criminal background check required of all campus employees.

Posted 8/24/15


 

Grades 1-3 Math Support/Grade 4 & 5 Advanced Math Teacher – Long-Term Substitute (0.8 FTE)

Valley Catholic Elementary School is searching a long-term substitute math/math support teacher to begin the 2015-2016 school-year. This teacher works with students in Grades 1-3 each morning, providing support to those who struggle and enrichment and challenge for those who may be ready for more advanced learning, and then in the afternoon teaches the fourth and fifth-grade advanced math classes.

The teacher will need to be available beginning the week of September 14. At this time, the duration of the substitute need is not known, though we believe the substitute teacher would be in place for at least four months. It may extend for the full school year.

We are looking for a teacher who is dynamic and innovative and will complement the experienced and committed staff at our school - one which offers a caring and nurturing environment, promotes academic excellence, and emphasizes the education of the whole child.

Applicants should have, at minimum:

         A bachelor’s degree

         A current Oregon teaching certificate

Preference is given to Catholic applicants. 

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jmanning@valleycatholic.org.

Position is open until filled. Employment is contingent on the ability to pass the criminal background check required of all campus employees.

 

 

Full-Time Administrative Assistant – Valley Catholic Elementary School

Valley Catholic Elementary School is searching for an administrative assistant to support the school’s faculty, staff, students, and families. The person in this newly added position will perform a variety of administrative, secretarial, financial, and clerical duties, including but not limited to:

         greeting and assisting students, faculty, staff, and parents

         answering phone calls and emails

         preparing, distributing, receiving, and organizing paperwork

         running reports

         arranging for substitutes

         attending meetings and taking meeting minutes

         managing the school’s payroll

         coordinating building use

         preparing communication

         coordinating the school’s daily announcements

         assisting with admissions

Successful candidates will exhibit exceptional skills in the following areas: verbal and written communication to include phone and face-to-face conversations;  organizational skills; data management and retrieval; technology and word processing skills; ability to interact appropriately with a wide range of individuals; ability to prioritize projects; ability to work independently and make good decisions; demonstrate a high degree of loyalty and confidentiality; and an ability to successfully accomplish a large amount of work in a fast-paced environment.  Candidates should have past experience in an office setting; school office experience is preferred.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and one or two letters of reference to hr@ssmoministries.org.

Position is open until filled. Employment is contingent on the ability to pass the criminal background check required of all campus employees.



Updated 9/2/15


Lucy Shindler Shawn, Principal
Sacred Heart Catholic School
PO Box 215
Gervais, OR  97026
lashindler@archdpdx.org

Preschool Teacher

Send letter of interest, Archdiocesan Employment application, resume, transcripts, three letters of reference to:
Lucy Shindler Shawn, PO Box 215, Gervais, OR  97026 or to lashindler@archdpdx.org

Closing date: July 20, 2015

Posted 6/12/15
Colleen Kotrba
St. Anne Catholic School
1131 NE 10th St.
Grants Pass, OR  97526
541-479-1582

ckotrba@stannegp.com
Language Arts, Science, Social Science Teacher (Gr. 5 & 6)
Part-time. Catholic preferred.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Colleen Kotrba at ckotrba@stannegp.com

Open until filled.


Posted 6/5/15

Joan Codd, Principal
Our Lady of the Lake School
650 A Ave
Lake Oswego, OR  97034
503-236-2121
jcodd@ollschool-lakeoswego.org

There are two part-time positions open at Our Lady of the Lake School.  Both the Director of Extended Care and one Extended Care aide position are available These part-time positions begin during the last week of August, 2015. 

The Director’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Extended Care program; ensuring the appropriateness of activities according to the age, interests, and development of the children, and compliance with CCD (Children’s Care Division) requirements. The supervision of the Extended Care staff is also included. 

Responsibilities of the aide position include supervision of, and interaction with the students to implement the program activities.

Compensation for both positions is commensurate with job responsibilities and experience.

For application, please send a letter of interest and resume with recommendations to Mrs. Joan Codd, Principal, Our Lady of the Lake School, 650 A Ave., Lake Oswego, OR 97034; or email jcodd@ollschool-lakeoswego.org. For questions you may call OLL School at 503.636.2121.

Posted 7/20/15
Jeananne Bloudek, Principal
St. James Catholic School
206 NE Kirby St.
McMinnville, OR  97128

503-472-2661
principal@stjamesmac.com

Current Openings - Updated 7/17/15

 

Kindergarten Teacher
Full Time. Catholic preferred.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jeanne Bloudek at principal@stjamesmac.com

 

 


 

4th Grade Teacher -- Substitute  

St. James School is looking for a 4th grade maternity leave substitute to teach from September through December.  This position does not include benefits.  Catholic preferred, but not required. 

 

Please email your resume to principal@stjamesmac.com.

 


 

 

St. James School has an opening for a part-time Preschool teacher. This position does not include benefits.

 

Experience preferred, but not necessary.

 

Please send your resume to Jeananne Bloudek Principal

 

principal@stjamesmac.com. 

 

 

Patrick Gross, Principal
Sacred Heart Catholic School
431 S Ivy
Medford, OR  97501

541-772-4105

pgross@shcs.org

For 2015-2016 School Year  Updated 6/30/15

Part-time Spanish (Grades 3-8)

Part-time PE (Grades K-8)

Part-time Music (Grades K-8)

Sacred Heart Catholic School, in Medford, a vibrant community of faith and learning, is hiring a part-time Music Teacher (classroom music, liturgical music, choir), a part-time Spanish teacher and a part-time P.E. teacher, for grades K-8.  Two of these positions could be combined for a qualified candidate.  The selected candidate(s) will hold an Oregon teaching certificate, be passionate about making a difference, and be comfortable with a flexible, team-based approach.  A practicing Catholic is preferred.  Please visit our website at www.shcs.org for more information about our school.

Send or email an Employment Application Form, cover letter and resume to the school office, or to Patrick Gross, Principal at pgross@shcs.org.  

 


Christ the King Catholic School
7414 SE Michael Dr.
Milwaukie, OR  97222




Current Openings  Updated 8/19/15

Job Title:   Extended Care Aid
Location Name:  Christ the King Catholic School

Position: Part Time, 15 hours/ week (Monday- Friday, 3:00pm- 6:00pm)

Start date: August 31, 2015

Christ the King Catholic School is seeking an energetic and motivated person to assist in the Extended Care Program. Applicants must be team-orientated, driven and comfortable working in a Catholic environment.

Responsibilities will include the interaction with students in grades K-8 to implement activities including, but not limited to assisting the Director in implementing homework time, outdoor activities, art projects, game times, and food preparation.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have experience working with students in K-8th Grade. They must also be willing to complete First Aid and CPR training, be able to acquire a food handlers permit and pass a background check. Send a brief resume to

principal@ctk.k12.pvt.or.us


Teresa Wirsching, Principal
St. John the Baptist Catholic School
10956 SE 25th Ave.
Milwaukie  OR  97222

twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org
Immediate opening -- Music Teacher
St. John the Baptist Catholic School in downtown Milwaukie is seeking a music teacher for preschool through 8th grade students. Kodaly and Orff training preferred. Undergraduate degree required/Master's preferred. Both part-time and full-time possibilities exist.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Teresa Wirsching at twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org

Posted 8/28/15
Erica Pyne, Principal
St. John the Apostle Catholic School
516 Fifth St.
Oregon City, OR  97045
e.pyne@sja-eagles.com

Full-Time Preschool Teacher  Updated 7/28/15

Catholic preferred

St. John the Apostle is seeking an energetic, experienced Preschool teacher. Candidates need to be knowledgeable in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate lessons, be organized and have good communication skills.  Bachelors degree with early-childhood experience or Associates in Early Childhood Development required. 

Please send letter of interest, resume, Archdiocesan application and three letters of reference to Erica Pyne at: e.pyne@sja-eagles.com 

Open until filled



Brian Heinze, Principal
Blanchet Catholic School
4373 Market St. NE
Salem, OR  97301


brianheinze@blanchetcatholicschool.com
Math/Science Teacher   Posted 8/14/15

FT Math/Science teacher for grades 6-8; pay commensurate with qualifications. This position qualifies for health and retirement benefits. Position is open until filled. To apply, send resume to Principal Brian Heinze at brianheinze@blanchetcatholicschool.com or mail to Principal Brian Heinze, Blanchet Catholic School, 4373 Market Street NE, Salem, OR 97301.

 

Amanda Merrill, Principal
St. Paul Parochial School
PO Box 188
St. Paul, OR  97137

pps@stpaultel.com

For 2015-2016 School Year  Updated 6/08/15

Early Learning Center Teacher

Part Time (20 hours/week)

St. Paul Parochial School is looking for a caring and energetic teacher/caregiver to work in our state licensed Early Learning Center (ELC). We provide nurturing, play, and learning opportunities for children between the ages of six weeks and five years of age. Applicant must have or be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR training as well as complete professional development related to the growth and development of infants, toddlers, and children.

 


Music Teacher

One year Temporary Position

Part Time (10 hours/week). Catholic Preferred

St. Paul Parochial School is looking for a positive and creative music teacher. This music teacher will be responsible for working with students (Grades K-8) two afternoons a week, as well as providing leadership for the student choir during school Masses (Friday afternoons). Schedule for classes can be flexible based upon availability of the applicant. Additional responsibilities include preparation and performance of the Christmas and Spring Concerts.


Sheila Polowicz
Business Manager
St. Francis Parish
15651 SW Oregon St.
Sherwood, OR  97140
Development Director (Parish and School)  Posted 10/30/14
St. Francis Parish and School in Sherwood, OR seeks a highly organized and self-motivated professional to serve as a full time Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for managing and implementing a comprehensive program which includes annual events, endowment, planned giving, and capital campaigns.

The Development Director, as a representative of the parish and school, must possess the ability to build genuine relationships on behalf of St. Francis and be an effective communicator who can clearly articulate the vision and goals of the parish and school and be a team player who leads others towards a shared purpose.

Qualifications:
Demonstrate computer proficiency with common business programs (e.g., MS Office) with the ability to master gift planning software such as Crescendo or PG CALC.

Hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in communications, finance, and/or marketing or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a comparable field.

Have 5 to 8 years of experience in a development position within a complex multi-unit organization (preferably non-profit) with service organization preferred.

Have specific knowledge of Catholic Church organization and procedures; practicing Catholic required.

St. Francis Parish, in conjunction with the school, exists as a living example of a Catholic community in action. Recognizing the elementary years as critical to the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, as well as the physical development of the child, we seek to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for the full development of each child. We encourage life-long learning and Sprit-filled service to the faithful and the community at large.

A comprehensive job description is available at http://stfrancissherwood.org/


Please submit cover letter and resume to St. Francis Parish Business Manager, Sheila Polowicz at sheila@stfrancissherwood.org


Sally Plasker, Vice Principal
St. Anthony Catholic School
12645 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR  97223

Part-time Extend Care Teacher Needed

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 3:30 to 5:30

Wednesday 2:30 to 5:00

Responsibilities: Assist students in homework room, supervise recess and free choice time, serve snacks, and communicate with parents.  This individual will answer to our Assistant Extended Care Director, working closely with her in the best interest of our students. 

To apply please email splasker@satigard.org

 

Posted 8/26/15

Jennie Harkema
St. Luke Catholic School
529 Harrison St.
Woodburn, OR  97071
503-981-7441

saintlukeoffice@gmail.com
For 2015-2016 School Year  Posted 5/4/15

Preschool Teacher
Part-time (.56) Catholic preferred.
St. Luke School is seeking candidates with background in early childhood development with teaching license for Primary or Pre-primary.

Send letter of interest and resume to saintlukeoffice@gmail.com
Call 503-981-7441 for application.



Extended Care Teacher
Part-time (.50) Catholic preferred.

Candidates need to have background working with students in Kindergarten-8th grade.  Send resume and letter of interest to saintlukeoffice@gmail.com.  Call 503-981-7441 for an application.


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Last updated: 9/02/2015   1:22 pm

by: Dina Boyle
Administrative Assistant, Department of Catholic Schools