Job Title: Life Science Teacher

Overview:  Cathedral Catholic High School teachers prepare students for life after high school by teaching them the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in college and the workforce.

Minimum Skills/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of teaching, people skills, and communication skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in science is required, and experience teaching biology is preferred. (note: if someone is hired without a teaching credential, they will be expected to earn a teaching credential within 3 years).
  • A practicing Catholic and experience working in Catholic education is strongly preferred. An appreciation for the Catholic spiritual and intellectual traditions and a willingness and comfort infusing the Catholic faith throughout science classes are required.

Responsibilities: Teachers at CCHS will be responsible for the following:

  • To be familiar with and supportive of the educational philosophy of the school and the diocese of San Diego, and to accept the obligations of Christian witness.
  • To use the prescribed curriculum, authorized textbooks/e-books and materials, and to observe, enforce, and implement the policies and regulations prescribed by the employee handbooks.
  • To embrace the use of technology as an educational tool.
  • To observe the school calendar and be available to students and parents before and after school
  • To fulfill the normal workload of a full-time teacher, which shall include:
    • Present on campus minimally from 7:30 until 2:45;
    • Five classes;
    • Conferences with students and parents;
    • Supervision of student activities and other supervision duties inside and outside of school hours (will be provided to teachers at the beginning of each school year);
    • Development and effective use of lesson plans according to curriculum maps;
    • Attendance at faculty meetings, department meetings, and other school meetings as necessary;
    • To meet the yearly expectation for professional development and spiritual growth;
    • To embrace restorative discipline practices in his/her classroom;
    • To cooperate fully with the school’s religious activities;
    • To make all reports as required in a timely manner for administrative purposes and student attendance;
    • To exercise proper supervision and care of all furniture, electronic devices, books, supplies, equipment, rooms, and buildings entrusted to use;
    • To observe professional ethics and maintain confidentiality in dealing with administrators, faculty, students, parents, and the public;
    • To substitute on a rotating basis for fellow teachers who are absent;
    • To be present at Parent/Teacher Conferences, and to be available for other Parent/Teacher Conferences when requested by parents;
    • To be present at the school retreat, Open House, Back-to-School Night, Baccalaureate Mass, and the graduation ceremony.


To apply:

Please e-mail Dr. Kevin Calkins, principal, at the following information:

  1. Pre-Application Statement (signed)
  2. Cover letter expressing interest in teaching at Cathedral Catholic High School
  3. Updated resume
  4. College/University transcripts (unofficial is acceptable for the interview process, but official transcripts will be required if offered employment
  5. Letters of recommendation and contact information for three references (2 professional and 1 clergy member)