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.


Gregory Dhuyvetter
Superintendent of Catholic Schools

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TEACHER Application Guidelines
TEACHER Employment Application
TEACHER Employment Reference
ADMINISTRATIVE Application Guidelines
ADMINISTRATIVE Employment Application
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER Application Guidelines
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER Employment Application
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER Employment Reference

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 currently seek a qualified teacher for their ELL (English Language Learner) position.  Please click on the following link for details of the position:

St. Catherine’s Academy_ELL Teacher_2017


Posted:  28 March 2017

Human Resources Coordinator Job Opportunity

Applications are now being taken for the position of Human Resources Coordinator for The Parish School at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church located in Dana Point. Please see the attached job description and details below.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  TPS Human Resource Coordinator 2017

Position Status

Position is a full-time, benefit-eligible, non-exempt 12-month position. The position begins May 2017.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should mail or email your resume and cover letter to Dr. Catherine Muzzy at cmuzzy@StEdSchool.org or St. Edward the Confessor Parish School 33866 Calle La Primavera, Dana Point, CA 92629.

Application Deadline

Candidates must submit their resume and cover letter/letter of interest by Monday, March 27, 2017 via email.

St. Norbert Catholic School is looking to hire a part-time, fully qualified preschool teacher to join our Children’s Center Staff. It would be a 3.25 hour shift from 2:45-6 pm, Monday thru Friday with an opportunity for extra hours as they become available. This position is for a lead teacher position for our after school program. We are looking for someone who has experience teaching 3-5 year old children, lesson planning, teaching the Catholic faith, and comfortable communicating with parents at pick up.

Interested candidates must have the following coursework:

  • -Child, Family, and Community
  • -Child Development
  • -Human Development
  • -Curriculum Development

We would prefer an employee who also has Health and Safety, as well as a course in Child Administration.

Other Requirements:

-First Aid/ CPR Certified

-Live scan through CCL (Can be done upon hire)

Please contact St. Norbert Children’s Center Director, Kristina Apollo: Kapollo@saintnorbertschool.org

*Please include your resume, transcripts and any other important documentation (CPR/First aid, etc) in the email.

St. Cecilia Catholic School has a current opening for an EXTENDED CARE AIDE.  Interested applicants may review the following job description for details of this position.


Posted 29 November 2016

St. Columban School in Garden Grove is seeking a Montessori trained Preschool teacher.  Training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a plus.  The current position is 5 hours a day but full-time may be considered.

Projected start date is Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants may sent a cover letter and resume to Barbara Barreda, Principal at bbarreda@saintcolumbanschool.com.

Posted 17 November 2016

St. Bonaventure School in Huntington Beach has a current opening for an Extended Care Aide.  Please review the following job description for complete details.


Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Kim White, Vice Principal via email kwhite@stbonaventureschool.org


Posted 18 October 2016

St. Anne School currently has the following positions:

Daily Substitute Teacher:  st-anne-ln_daily-substitute-teacher

Preschool Substitute Teacher:  st-anne-ln_on-call-substitue-preschool-teacher


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


Updated 26 Jan 2017

JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano currently has openings for the following positions:

  • Math Long Term Substitute Teacher (January 2017 to May 2017)
  • Part Time High School Math Teacher
  • Head Track and Field Coach
  • Advancement Director

In order to be considered as an applicant please go to: www.jserra.org/employment

Go to the How to Apply tab
Interested candidates for all open positions are asked to first reflect upon the Mission & Philosophy statements of the school prior to submitting an Application. 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. Completed Application
2. Cover letter tailored uniquely to JSerra and the open position
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)
To access the complete Social Media Background Check Disclosure, click here.
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.

Posted: 20 January 2016

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


Preschool Extended Care Aide:sjscs_preschool-extended-care-aide-updated

Substitute Preschool Teacher:  sjscs_substitute-preschool-teacher

Posted 11 October, 2016

Morning Day Care Teacher before School

Saint Joachim Catholic School year runs from September thru June for Pre-K thru 8th grade. This position is for working with 4 & 5 year olds.

Qualifications: Supervision of students as well as planning Early
Childhood activities and curriculum for students. Greeting parents at arrival.

Must have previous work experience. Need 12 Early Childhood units.

If hired the following must be supplied:

  1. Current CPR Card
  2. Proof of TB Testing
  3. Immunization Requirements for Day Care Centers and Preschool Programs: Influenza, pertussis and measles.
  4. 3- Work References and a school transcript.

Pay Rate: $11.00 to 12.00 per hours depending on work experience.
Hours: 6:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. M-F. Flexibility a plus. 20-25 hours a week.
Please contact:
Ms. Debbie Barber
Extended Day Director
St. Joachim Catholic School

2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade Teachers
The Diocese of Orange is currently looking specifically for experienced, credentialed 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade teachers for positions in our schools throughout Orange County. Interested applicants should contact nricco@rcbo.org for guidelines and forms to formally apply for the elementary school teaching positions.

Rosary Academy currently has several openings. Please click on the links below for complete job descriptions:

NOTE:  Interested applicants must complete the ROSARY ACADEMY APPLICATION (below) and send a cover letter and resume to Caroline Ramirez, HR Manager at: cramirez@rosaryacademy.org.

Rosary Academy APPLICATION: RA – Faculty Application 2016

Open Teaching Positions include:

Updated post: 19 September 2016


Director of Campus Ministry

Please review the attached job description for details of this position and how to apply.

Both documents requested must be submitted to be considered for any of these positions.

+SMCHS Director of Campus Ministry 2017_REV_03 2017


Full Time Religion Teacher

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is seeking a Full Time Religion Teacher.

Interested candidates must have a BA in Theology from a Catholic University and a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.

Candidates must submit a resume and a SMCHS Certificated Application (application can be found at www.smhs.org).

Both documents must be submitted to be considered for this position.

Please submit to:

Pat Mollica, Director of Human Resources

22062 Antonio Parkway, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

E-mail: mollicap@smhs.org / Fax: 949-766-6005

To see available positions and to apply please go to https://or191.gethired.com.


Updated: 3 October 2016