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

 

Application Process Link to Elementary School Web Page
Application Procedures Link to Secondary Schools Web Page
Staff Openings (includes teaching and support staff) Link to Secondary School Vacancies
Principal Positions Openings Link to Archdiocesan Home Page

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 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

Loretta Wiltgen, Principal
Holy Family Catholic School
7425 Cesar E Chavez Blvd
Portland, OR  97202

Loretta.wiltgen@holyfamilyportland.org

Third Grade Teacher – Holy Family Catholic School 2015-2016 School Year  

Holy Family Catholic School is seeking a dynamic, innovative teacher who will complement the experienced and committed staff of Holy Family. Holy Family is a community of learners: students, staff, parents, and parish. We are engaged in the life-long process of learning. Our commitment, rooted in the Gospel values, is to pursue together creativity and excellence in all areas of spiritual, academic and personal growth.

To be considered, applicants must hold a current Oregon teaching license, single subject credentials or multiple subject credentials with an endorsement in the subject area.  

This is a full time position with benefits.

Preference is given to Catholic applicants.


CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled

Please email or mail resume, cover letter, and archdiocesan application form detailing how your experience meets the above requirements to:

Loretta Wiltgen, Principal
7425 Cesar E Chavez Blvd
Portland, OR  97202

Loretta.wiltgen@holyfamilyportland.org

No phone calls please.

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

Posted 3/16/15

Maureen Daudistel
St. Therese School Vice Prin.
St. Therese Parish Bus. Mgr.

1260 NE 132nd
Portland, OR  97230

503-253-9400 X 30 (Sch)

503-256-5850  X104 (Par)

School and Parish Religious Education and Liturgy Coordinator  

Full-Time Position:

St. Therese School and Parish is looking for a candidate who will function both with the school and parish to develop programs, review curriculum, conduct classes, supervise volunteers and respond to the spiritual, pastoral, educational, and administrative needs of the school and parish.  This position will have weekend and evening work, including additional time at Lent, Easter and Christmas.  Current teaching certificate preferred. 

Please mail resume and cover letter to St. Therese Parish, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., Portland, OR 97230 or email to DaudistelM@stthereseschool.org

Posted 12/23/14

Amy Jefferis, Principal
St. Thomas More Catholic School
3521 SW Patton Rd.
Portland, OR  97221
FAX: 503-227-5661
Email: ajefferis@stmpdx.org

For 2015-2016 School Year  Updated 3/12/15

Middle School Math/K-8 Computer Skills Teacher (0.8 FTE)

St. Thomas More Catholic School is seeking a teacher who will be responsible for Middle Grades Math and K-8 Computer Skills classes. This position includes benefits. Catholic Preferred.

Qualified candidates will possess Oregon state teaching license with an endorsement in mathematics, solid instructional and assessment practices, an understanding of Math Common Core standards, and a strong willingness to collaborate with teachers.

This position also includes weekly computer skills classes for students in grades K-8. The teacher will also be expected to provide basic technical support and maintenance of computers, supported by full-time IT Administrator. Experience with Apple products required.

Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Amy Jefferis, Principal

St. Thomas More Catholic School

3521 SW Patton Road

Portland, OR 97221

Fax: 503-227-5661

Email: ajefferis@stmpdx.org

 

Closing Date: Open until filled

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

Joan Codd, Principal
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School
650   A  Ave.
Lake Oswego, OR  97034
503-636-2121
Immediate Opening -- Middle School Science Teacher   Posted 2/17/15

Full-time. For more information or to apply, please contact Joan Codd, Principal. 

jcodd@ollschool-lakeoswego.org
Tammy Conway, Principal
O'Hara Catholic School
715 W 18th Ave
Eugene, OR  97402
541-485-5291

tconway@oharaschool.org





For the 2015-2016 School Year  Posted 3/18/15

4th Grade Teacher
Full-time. Catholic preferred.
This position is for a homeroom, self-contained 4th grade teacher. We are looking for a confident, faith-filled teacher with strong communication skills to bring their enthusiasm to our 4th grade. Teacher will be asked to integrate and differentiate instruction to meet student needs.

To apply: please send your resume, Archdiocesan application form, cover letter (including philosophy of teaching), copy of teaching license and 2 letters of recommendation to O'Hara Catholic School or email to tconway@oharaschool.org
Teresa Wirsching, Principal
St. John the Baptist Catholic School
10956 SE 25th Ave.
Milwaukie, OR  97222
503-645-0200
twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org






For the 2015-2016 School Year    Updated 2/24/15

Middle School ELA Teacher
Full-time. Catholic preferred.
Qualified candidates will possess solid core instructional and assessment practices, an understanding of ELA Common Core standards, experience incorporating technology in the classroom and a strong willingness to collaborate with teachers across the curriculum. Experience with 6 plus 1 Trait writing and UbD a plus.

Please send cover letter and resume to Teresa Wirsching, Principal at twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org



Elementary Teacher
Full-time. Catholic preferred.
St. John the Baptist Catholic School is currently soliciting applications for our elementary teacher candidate pool. Qualified candidates will possess solid core instructional and assessment practices, experience incorporating technology in the classroom and a strong willingness to collaborate.

Please send cover letter and resume to Teresa Wirsching, Principal at twirsching@sjbcatholicschool.org

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

Second Grade Instructional Assistant

Part-time. Catholic required.

Immediate Opening

St. Francis School is seeking a part-time Instructional Assistant for our second grade classroom. This position involves working closely with the classroom teacher to provide instructional and assessment support.  Additional responsibilities include supervising students during recess and lunch times.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to the school principal, Kimberly Fadden.

kimberly_fadden@stfrancissherwood.org

 

Posted 3/16/15

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


Andy Nichols, Principal
St. Anthony Catholic School
12645 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR  97223

St. Anthony Catholic School

Tigard, Or

Four positions available

Primary Positions: Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd

Intermediate Level: 5th Grade

St. Anthony Catholic School, in Tigard, is looking for faith filled, energetic candidates to fill our growing primary and intermediate program.  The selected candidate must hold an Oregon teaching certificate, be familiar with primary curriculum, and have knowledge of common core standards. A practicing Catholic is preferred. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your cover letter, resume, and the Archdiocesan application form to Andy Nichols; Principal anichols@satigard.org

No Phone Calls Please.

Posted 3/20/15

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Last updated: 3/20/2015  4:04 pm

by: Dina Boyle
Administrative Assistant, Department of Catholic Schools


 
 
 
 
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

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