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EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINES - PLEASE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING APPLICATION

The Office of Catholic Schools, located in the Catholic Pastoral Center for the Diocese of Colorado Springs, is responsible for the hiring of Principals, full and part-time teachers, teacher aides and substitute teachers for the Unified Catholic Schools: Ave Maria, Corpus Christi, Divine Redeemer, St. Katharine Drexel, St. Paul, and St. Peter Catholic schools as well as Holy Apostles Catholic Preschool.  If you are interested in applying for a current opening, please submit application materials, along with a cover letter stating the position in which you are interested, to the following address:

Diocese of Colorado Springs
Office of Catholic Schools
c/o Susie Oppelt
228 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903


**PLEASE DO NOT STAPLE OR BIND YOUR APPLICATION**

Current employment opportunities and application documents may be found by clicking on the links to the right.

Questions regarding the hiring process may be directed to Susie Oppelt at (719) 866-6456 or soppelt@diocs.org.


REQUIREMENTS FOR FULL AND PART-TIME TEACHERS

All full-time and part-time teacher applicants to the Diocese of Colorado Springs must have bachelor's degree. They must also have or be able to secure a state license for teacher or willing to complete the Catholic Educator Formation and Credential program through the Institute for Catholic Education Liberal Education.


REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Substitute teacher applicants must hold a current Colorado teaching certificate, or a current Colorado substitute certificate, or be able and willing to obtain a substitute certificate (Become a Substitute / Guest Teacher! | CDE (state.co.us)).


HIRING PROCESS

When a new position at our schools becomes available, candidates from our active applicant file are forwarded to the Principal for review. At that time the Principal has the option to contact candidates of interest who meet the requirements for the position. Please contact Principals directly for additional information regarding the positions and requirements.

Secretaries, administrative assistants, lunchroom employees, and custodians are hired on site at each school. The Office of Catholic Schools does not process those applications.

PLEASE CONTACT ST. MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTLY AT (719) 635-7540 FOR HIRING PROCEDURES OR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.