Thank you for your interest in an ELEMENTARY school teaching position here in the Diocese of Orange.
PLEASE NOTE:  High School applicants must apply directly to the high schools.
The following guidelines are for all elementary school teaching positions (PS-8th grade, full-time, part-time and substitute teachers).


Before an applicant can be considered for a position, we require the following:

  1. A current resume with a cover letter specifically highlighting what kind of position you are looking for and what gifts you will bring to that position. If you are seeking a specific position at a school please reference that position.
  2. The completed application and which must include your responses to the highlighted questions on Page 3 of the application
  3. Sealed, official transcripts confirming the degree(s) you have been granted should be sent to our office.  Please do not include/send transcripts marked as unofficial.  They will not be included in your file.  If you have opened, official transcripts, you may scan them and email them along with the application to expedite the approval process.   If you are offered a contract you will have to provide the sealed official transcripts for your personnel file.
  4. Confirmation of the current status of your credential (If you don’t have a credential, please explain why in the cover letter)
  5. Forward the reference form to the individuals who will be completing them on your behalf.  We require three references; two professional references from individuals who can give an assessment of your teaching abilities and one character reference (preferably from your pastor) to provide an assessment of your Catholic Identity. Each individual is to complete the form and send it back to nricco@rcbo.org directly. References forwarded by applicants will not be included in their application file.  References may, if they wish, include a reference letter with the completed form.  We do not accept letters of reference in lieu of the completed form.

Once your application is complete it will be submitted for review and approval.  If your application is approved it will be made available to ALL the elementary school principals to consider for their open positions.

If you have any questions or want an update on the status of your application file, please email nricco@rcbo.org.  In order to process applications as efficiently as possible, we ask that applicants not call our office.


Sally Todd
Superintendent of Catholic Schools

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Posted 5 February 2018

St. Cecilia Catholic School is located at 1311 SE Sycamore Avenue Tustin, Ca. 92780

Phone: (714) 544-1533 Fax: (714) 544-0643

Position Description:     Extended Care Aide

Reports to:                    Principal and Extended Care Program Director

Send Resume:               abadua@stceciliak8.org

Terms of Employment:

  • The Extended Care Program operates on school days from 7:00 am – 7:30 am (8:30 am on Wed) and 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm (M-F), and on minimum days from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm.
  • The Extended Care Aide position will be scheduled from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm but may also be requested to be available for other possible shifts during the hours needed such as on minimum days.
  • The Extended Care Aide position is part-time and hourly.

Extended Care Program Mission:

St. Cecilia School Extended Care Program is a nurturing, caring, and friendly environment that provides a high quality before-and after-school program for students in K4 through 8th grade.  Our main goal is to offer the children a safe, fun, and comfortable environment.  Our focus will be on providing each child with new challenges that will result in a rewarding after school experience.

Job Goal:

The Extended Care Aide will assist the Extended Care Program Director and other staff members with the implementation of a quality program that enriches the students’ spiritually, academically, socially emotionally, and physically.  Daily expectations include:

  • Ensuring the safety of the students in all situations within the Extended Care Program.
  • Leading children in outdoor and indoor activities
  • Assisting students in completing their homework assignments and day-to-day needs
  • Preparing, serving snacks as well as maintaining a clean and organized environment
  • Maintaining a professional and appropriate attitude and appearance towards students, parents and other staff members.
  • Performing all other duties associated with the position, as requested by the Principal and Extended Care Director.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred, with the intent to focus on child development, or related field. Senior year students in good standing in high school will be considered.
  • Work/Professional Experience: Previous experience in After School program environment helpful, but not required. Childcare experience helpful, but not required.


  • Must be able to communicate with children, parents, and other staff members in a professional, ethical and responsible manner.
  • Demonstrate leadership and positive authority with children.
  • Must be congenial and have a desire and ability to work with children and other staff members.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment to support the emotional and social development of the children
  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to create and develop fun after school ideas, and work well with a minimum of supervision
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday. Minimize absences and idle time at work.  Demonstrates punctuality and conformity to working practices.
  • Must be able to stand for long period of time when supervising the students.
Posted:  31 January 2018

St. Angela Merici School in Brea is looking for an energetic, reliable and hardworking team player to fill the position of Extended Care Teacher.


  • 1st position: M-F 2:30p-6:00p   (approximately 17.5 hrs/wk)
  •  2nd position: M, W, Th, F  6:15a-8:00a   (approximately 7 hrs/wk)


  • starts at $11.00/hr depending on experience


  • 18+
  • 6 months experience working or volunteering with children is desirable

Ability To:

  • act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment
  • assist children with homework
  • plan and implement weekly crafts/activities
  • assist in prepping and serving daily snack
  • supervise children during indoor/outdoor play and follow best safety practices
  • follow and enforce school rules
  • understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • communicate concerns or issues to program director
  • demonstrate an understanding, patient, warm, and receptive attitude toward children
  • learn and utilize simple methods and procedures to be followed in a day care setting
  • work independently and be flexible

Interested applicants may send their resume and cover letter to Alexandrina Ayala
St. Angela Merici Parish School
575 S. Walnut Ave.
Brea, CA  92821-5300

(714) 529-6372, Ext. 108

Posted:  25 January 2018

Title:                                 Preschool Classroom Assistant

Supervisors:                Preschool Director, Vice Principal, Principal

Position Status:          part-time, non-exempt, 10-month position


Mission Basilica School is a Catholic preschool through 8th grade school that educates the children of Mission Basilica Parish and greater community.  The school is a ministry of the parish and as such serves to educate its students academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.  The school recognizes parents as the primary educators of children and works in partnership with parents to holistically develop the unique gifts and talents of each learner.


  • High School Diploma / Certificate in Early Childhood Education or 12 or more Early Childhood Education (ECE) units
  • Experience in a preschool or child care setting with management experience
  • A passion for the mission of Catholic education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Sycamore Education, and Google
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to young children, teachers, and parents
  • Ability to manage a budget
  • Familiarity with the Catechesis of the Good Shepard
  • Basic Catechist Certification through the Diocese of Orange Institute for Pastoral Ministry
  • A thorough understanding of Title 22 of the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing
  • The ability to develop curriculum and school policies that fulfill the school’s mission and vision
  • A thorough knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Knowledge of best practices in early childhood education



  • The teacher’s assistant is responsible for supervising children under the direction of the teacher. The aide will treat all children with respect and dignity.  Operates in the classroom to assure that all programs are executed smoothly and efficiently.  Maintains the cleanliness of the room.  Involves oneself in the activities provided for the children.  Fosters a relationship with the children in the class.  Communicates with children per the philosophy of Mission Basilica School.  Respectful and courteous with parents.  Encourages goodwill with staff members.   Willingness to follow directions.  Fulfills directed responsibilities in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy.
  • Responsible for setting up room for activities for children. Greets families as they arrive.  Assists in helping children separate from parents.  Needs to have knowledge of laminator, copier, and minimal computer skills.
  • Assists with the supervision of children during Lunch and rest time.


Position is a part-time, 10-month position


If you wish to be considered for this position, please first complete the Diocese of Orange Teacher Employment Application through the Department of Catholic Schools.  Application directions, the application form, the recommendation forms, and the teacher application requirements are available upon request.  Please send an email to nricco@rcbo.org referencing this posting.

Once the application process through the Diocese of Orange is complete, please mail or email your resume and cover letter to Alycia Beresford at aberesford@mbssjc.org.



Until position is filled.


Posted:  18 January 2018

School of Our Lady, located in Santa Ana, is seeking an experienced KINDERGARTEN TEACHER.   This position will begin mid-February.  Teaching credential required and bilingual desired but not required.  Resumes may be submitted to Adela Solis, Principal, solis@schoolofourlady.org.

NOTE: All applicants must apply and be approved for elementary school teaching positions by the Department of Catholic Schools.  Please contact nricco@rcbo.org for guidelines and application forms.

St. Barbara Catholic School currently seeks a MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER for grades 6 – 8.  Curriculum includes grammar, composition and literature.  Students use online programs (Study Sync and Membean).  Additional duties may include support for extracurricular activities, i.e. Academic Decathlon.

Qualified applicant must be a credentialed teacher with a BA or MA in English.  Applicant must be willing to work in a collaborative environment, have excellent oral and written communication skills and be proficient in educational technology.


Posted 4 January 2018

This is one of the most significant Catholic school leadership opportunities in the country.

Reporting directly to the Bishop of the diocese, the Superintendent will be responsible for overseeing the performance of 41 Catholic schools educating more than 18,000 students annually.

For a detailed job prospectus, please click on the following file:  SUPERINTENDENT_2018 

To apply, contact: Bob Regan, Senior Consultant And Practice Group Leader, Catholic Schools Practice at bob.regan@carneysandoe.com

Please click link for job openings at this location: https://or191.gethired.com/


Posted 7 November 2017

The position of Shared Service Center Manager requires managing the transaction processing center for the Marian Alliance Schools and supervising all payroll and accounts payable, and receivable functions.  The job requires presenting a favorable, businesslike impression of the schools and discretion and resourcefulness in handling office problems and important confidential matters.  It also involves frequent contact with the Diocese of Orange offices of Finance and Risk Management, school staff, parish advisory councils, banking personnel, and the general public.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:  JOB-ID.009@rcbo.org

For a complete job description please click on the following file:  Marian Alliance Shared Service Center Manager

Updated 12 February 2018


Santa Margarita Catholic High School has openings for:

Director of Facilities Management:  SMCHS_Director of Facilities Mgmt

Accounts Payable Coordinator:  SMCHS_AP Coordinator

Library Assistant:  SMCHS_Library Asst

An Academic/College Counselor, must have a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a PPS Credential, high school experience preferred.

For additional information, please click on the following:  SMCHS_Academic College Counselor 2017-2018

Updated Post:  30 August 2017

St. Edward the Confessor Parish School is a Preschool – 8th grade Catholic school in Dana Point.  They are looking for the following positions:

Extended Day Childcare Assistant: Monday to Thursday, 2:30PM to 5:00PM / Friday 1:30PM to 4:00PM.  The starting wage is $12.00 per hour. For details of this position click on the following:  TPS_ED Childcare Asst_2017

For the extended day care position interested parties should contact Mitchell Ninomiya at mninomiya@stedschool.org.

  • Substitute Teacher Grades TK-8th
  • Substitute Instructional Assistant Grades TK-8th
  • Substitute Health Room

Please send your resume and cover letter to Cristin O’Connor at coconnor@stedschool.org for the substitute positions listed.


Posted 11 December 2017

Servite High School in Anaheim currently has an opening for a Long-Term Science Instructor.  The individualwill be responsible for teaching five sections of science (1 section of AP Chemistry, 3 sections of Honors Chemistry, and 1 section of College Prep Physical Science). AP Chemistry experience is preferred. If substitute does not have previous AP Chemsitry experience, s/he will be required to attend an AP conference for new teachers (at the school’s expense).


For a detailed job description, please click on the following:  SHSScienceTeacher

Contact Person and Information:  Olga Hofreiter


Posting Updated: 1 November 2017 



Director of Advancement- Special instructions


JSerra Catholic High School is seeking an enthusiastic individual charged with creating the vision, mission, and strategy for the school’s advancement initiatives. As a member of the senior leadership team,the successful candidate will be responsible for the generation and management of major gifts, annual giving, capital campaigns, endowments, alumni relations, record keeping, and event coordination. View the search prospectus which can be found on our website at www.jserra.org/employment.


To apply, please submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email to Michael Furey at mikefurey@partnersinmission.com.

  • Cover letter that aligns your experiences and skills with the current needs of the school as you understand them.
  • Essay (one-page) articulating ways in which JSerra’s Mission and Philosophy Statements align with your own personal values while describing specific ways you anticipate supporting and advancing the school’s mission.
  • Current resume with all appropriate dates included.
  • List of five references with names and relationships, physical addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. No references will be contacted without your knowledge and approval.

Please include “JSerra Catholic High School” in the subject line. All applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality.


Long Term Substitute Teacher Needed

St. Joachim Catholic School in Costa Mesa, California is in need of a long term 5th grade substitute teacher (remainder of school year)

for a self-contained 5th grade class of 31 students.  Teacher needs to be credentialed, a dedicated team player and willing to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

A part time aide will assist with Language Arts and Math instruction.

Please call :  Sr. Kathleen Marie Pughe, CSJ   (email: skm@saintjoachimschool.org; phone: 949-574-7411   Ext.409

Updated:  7 September 2017

Preschool Teacher

St. Norbert Catholic School is looking for a fun-loving and energetic Long-Term Substitute Preschool teacher to join our teaching team. We are searching for someone who would be available and comfortable to step in to teach either our 3 year old or 4 year old classes. The ideal candidate would be someone who is a fully qualified preschool teacher that has knowledge and experience implementing lesson plans, and someone who is a team player. If you are interested, please email your resume and transcripts to nricco@rcbo.org for course verification. We look forward to meeting you!

In addition,  St. Norbert School is also looking for a Health Room Assistant.  Please click on the following link for details of that position.


Saint Catherine of Siena is a Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth grade Catholic School in Laguna Beach California. A valid teaching credential along with a minimum of two years of teaching experience is preferable.  We are looking for a talented, creative, hard-working, team player with a range of skills, along with an appreciation of developmental characteristics of elementary school students to join our strong faculty.

We currently have the following open position:

Spanish Teacher:  St. Catherine_Spanish Teacher

All applicants must apply through the Department of Catholic Schools.  Please email nricco@rcbo.org for guidelines and the application forms.

Posted:  16 June 2016

Added:  13 February 2018

Christ Cathedral Academy currently has an opening for:

Part-Time Dance Instructor
Dynamic, faith-filled, after school dance instructor to teach a variety of dance 2-4 days a week from 3:00PM – 4:30PM:  This is a non-benefit eligible position.  Email letters of interest to Julianna Tapia (jtapia@ccaorange.com)


Posting Updated: 12 January 2018

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, a Preschool – 8th grade school in Yorba Linda, is seeking experienced, faith-filled, hard-working, team players with a range of skills, along with an appreciation of developmental characteristics of early childhood and elementary school students to join our strong faculty.  These positions will support the school’s mission and philosophy as a member of a vibrant Catholic school community.  We currently have the following open positions:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume by email to Pre-K Director or K-8 Extended Care Director.  Contact information is located in the job description links.

St. Catherine’s Academy is a private, Catholic day and boarding school with a military tradition for boys from transitional kindergarten through eighth grade.


They are looking for a qualified individual for the position of ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR.  Please click on the following for a detailed job description:

SCA_Advancement Director_2017

Updated Posting: 7 June 2017

Updated Post: 30 January 2018

St. Anne School currently has the following positions:

To apply for any of these open positions, please send a cover letter, resume and references to the Director of Human Resources, Melissa Vergara at hr@st-anne.org


Updated posting:  30 October 2017

JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano continually seeks to hire inspirational, faith-filled individuals. If you have a strong personal connection with our mission and an available position is not listed in your area of interest, you are still strongly encouraged to apply. JSerra reviews all applications throughout the year in an effort to identify candidates (and in some cases create positions for individuals) who clearly demonstrate an ability to advance the Catholic ethos of the school. Below is a list of current openings:



To apply, please submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email to Michael Furey at mikefurey@partnersinmission.com.

  • Cover letter that aligns your experiences and skills with the current needs of the school as you understand them.
  • Essay (one-page) articulating ways in which JSerra’s Mission and Philosophy Statements align with your own personal values while describing specific ways you anticipate supporting and advancing the school’s mission.
  • Current resume with all appropriate dates included.
  • List of five references with names and relationships, physical addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. No references will be contacted without your knowledge and approval.

Please include “JSerra Catholic High School” in the subject line. All applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality.






Interested candidates are asked to first reflect upon the

Mission and Philosophy statements of the school prior to submitting an Application for Employment. If after prayerful consideration an applicant believes he or she can support and embrace these foundational principles of JSerra, please email the following to employment@jserra.org:

  1. A completed Application for Employment
  2. Cover letter tailored uniquely to JSerra and the open position (if applicable)
  3. Essay (see application for details)
  4. Résumé
  5. Letter(s) of recommendation from current (preferred) or previous employer(s)
  6. College transcripts (faculty positions only)

Be sure to review the Social Media Background Check Disclosure.

Please ensure that all attachments are in PDF format. If all required documents are not received, the candidate will not be considered for employment.

No phone calls please. JSerra Catholic High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Updated posting:  25 January 2018

St. Junipero Serra School currently has the following openings in their preschool.  Please review the following for details of those positions:

Substitute Preschool Teacher:  sjscs_substitute-preschool-teacher